Food for Health and Wellbeing
This module investigates how a holistic approach to health is key to fully appreciating the importance of food for health and well-being. It also offers case-studies, experiential learning practices, and personal development techniques to broaden a students understanding of the role of food for health and well-being, as well as giving the student a meaningful experience of how to create food that is life-enhancing. This module explores how health shapes our relationship with food; The food we produce, the type of agriculture we favour, the way in which food is cooked and eaten and how we socially and culturally engage with food and food production. The module examines food and our minds, food and our body, food and our emotions.
Describe the meaning of health and how the definition of health shapes our relationship with food.
Identify the role of food for health and well-being and how to create food that is life-enhancing.
Associate good health with agriculture, food production methods and the way in which food is cooked and eaten.
Analyse the impacts of food on our minds, our body and our emotions.