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Syllabus 2018-19 - 10213008 - Nutrition and Food Quality (Nutrición y calidad de los alimentos)

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DEGREE: Grado en Biología
FACULTY: FACULTY OF EXPERIMENTAL SCIENCES

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: Nutrition and Food Quality
CODE: 10213008 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 2
ECTS CREDITS: 6.0 YEAR: 4 SEMESTER: PC
 
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: PRIETO GÓMEZ, Mª ISABEL
DEPARTMENT: U130 - CIENCIAS DE LA SALUD
FIELD OF STUDY: 410 - FISIOLOGÍA
OFFICE NO.: B3 - 245 E-MAIL: iprieto@ujaen.es P: +349532120
WEBSITE: http://www10.ujaen.es/conocenos/departamentos/ciesal
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 2
 
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

Introduction to nutrition and food sciences 

Macronutrients. Digestion, absorption and dietary sources

Micronutrients. Vitamins and minerals

Control of food intake and energy balance

Food compositions and nutritive value

Nutrient needs and dietary guidelines. Assessment of nutritionalstatus

Nutrition and Health. Nutrition and the Preventionof Chronic Diseases

New foods

Food quality and safety

New perspectives: molecular nutrition

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

Lecture (Theory):

38 Hours 

Lecture (Practice):

20 Hours 

Tutorials

2 Hours

Homework:  

90 Hours 

Students with special educational needs should contact the Student Attention Service (Servicio de Atención y Ayudas al Estudiante) in order to receive the appropriate academic support

5. ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY

Theory will be evaluated with a written exam (70% total score)

Attendance to practice class (10% total score)

Seminars and presentations (10% total score)

Practice homework (10 % total score)

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • Essentials of human nutrition. Edition: 3rd ed.. Author: -. Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007  (Library)
ADDITIONAL BOOKLIST:
  • Nutrition : concepts and controversies. Edition: 12th ed. Author: Webb, Frances Sizer. Publisher: Australia ; Belmont, Calif. : Wadsworth Cengage Learning, c2011  (Library)