Future Trends in Food and Nutrition

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Future Trends in Food and Nutrition


This short course is about future trends in food and nutrition technology. The concepts of nutrigenomics, 3D printed food and personalised nutrition are explored.

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Learning outcomes:

  1. Identify new food technologies such as food delivery services, 3D printed food, robotic chefs and digital supermarkets
  2. Incorporate food and nutrition coaching apps into practice
  3. Explain the concepts of nutrigenomics and nutrigenetics
  4. Differentiate between personalised nutrition and population-based nutrition

This course includes the following topics:

  • Nutritional genomics
  • Genes and food (focus on caffeine, sugar)
  • Genes and obesity
  • Implications of new food technologies (e.g. online food shopping, home based assistants, smart fridges)
  • Apps used for food and nutrition coaching

This course provides credit for 1 module within the unit Future of Food FOF102 in the Nutrition Coach course.

Additional information

Course type

Short course

Delivery method


Nominal hours


Assessment method

Multiple Choice, Short answer questionnaire

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