Somerville Secondary College

Nutrition and Health Promotion

Featured Learning AreaHealth and Physical Education
Additional Learning Areas
Learning Capabilities DevelopedPersonal, Social and Community Health


This elective looks at the concepts of Health, Wellbeing and Human Development from a number of perspectives. Students will have the opportunity to learn about the function and food sources of major nutrients, evaluate the validity of nutrition information and the factors that influence food selection. Students will also investigate the role that Health Promotion plays in improving health outcomes on an individual, community, national and global scale. Nutrition and Health Promotion provides an ideal pathway for VCE Health and Human Development or those who are interested in Health and Wellbeing.​​​