While studying Food, Nutrition and Health, you’re learning about a broad spectrum of topics in the food and healthcare systems to focus on how you want to impact human health.
You’ll develop skills to deal with uncertainty through using scientific understanding and address real issues within the systems related to human well-being and nutrition.
These skills may include:
- Application of logical and systematic thought processes to understanding the structure and functioning of healthcare systems
- Data synthesis and critical analysis on issues such as food insecurity
- Critical analysis of current nutrition and public policy literature
- Report-writing related to food security, nutrition, and public health
- Use of quantitative and qualitative research to identify nutritional issues in a community
- Interpretation and procurement of food and nutrient intake data
- Identification of systematic bias within industrial and social reporting
- Development of advocacy skills to address misinformation and encourage positive eating behaviours
- Application of scientific solutions to real-life situations within community context, both locally and abroad
- Project management and experimental design
- Research and critical evaluation of food systems literature
- Utilization of data to raise stakeholder awareness, allowing for informed decisions within food systems