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Course syllabus N400V0_4D - Nutrition and Health Protection (FCFT - 2019/2020 - post-graduate studies)

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology
Course unit code: N400V0_4D
Course unit title: Nutrition and Health Protection
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated: 3
Recommended semester/trimester: Organic Technology and Technology of Fuels - doctoral (optional), 1. year
Level of study: 3.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods:
Students will write 1 test at the end of the semester.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Students have knowledges of anatomy and physiology of human gastrointestinal tract, digestion and absorption of nutrients and principles of healthy diet. They know essential role of vitamins and minerals in the human body, sources in the diet, and syndromes of deficiency. They understand principles of healthy lifestyle to prevent civilization diseases. Students have fundamentals of different methods used in nutrition research.
Course contents:
Introduction to human nutrition; factors influencing nutritional quality of foods. Recommended dietary allowances (RDA) and the recommended nutrient intakes (RNI). Nutritional situation in Slovak Republic and world. New trends in human nutrition. Methods in nutrition research: epidemiological and klinical studies. Human gastrointestinal tract: anatomy, physiology, functions. Major nutrients: proteins, saccharides, lipids and their importance in diet. Essential nutrients, vitamins, and minerals. Diet in the prevention and treatment of civilisation diseases. New types of foods. Dietary supplements. Functional foods and nutraceuticals. Healthy diet pyramid, principles of healthy nutrition.
Recommended or required reading:
SILBERNAGEL, A. -- JECH, J. -- HAVRLÍK, A. Náuka o kovoch II: pre SPŠ hutnícke. Bratislava : Alfa, 1981. 542 p.
Temple, N.J., Wilson, D., Jacobs, D.R.: Nutritional Health. Strategies for Disease Prevention. 3rd ed. Springer, 2012. 2012.
MIKO, M. -- JANÍČEK, G. -- KAJABA, I. Základy výživy. Bratislava : STU v Bratislave, 1996. 328 p. ISBN 80-227-0856-9.
PALMER, S L. -- WARD RHEES, R. -- VAN DE GRAAFF, K M. Human Anatomy and Physiology. London: McGraw-Hill, 2010. 414 p. ISBN 978-0-07-162331-5.
KAJABA, I. -- ŠMRHA, O. Tabuľky zloženia a výživových hodnôt poživatín. Bratislava : Slovenské pedagogické nakladateľstvo, 1985. 100 p.

Language of instruction: slovak or english
The course Nutrition and health is recommended for students in the first year of study in the study programm Organic technology and fuel technology
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 0

Name of lecturer(s): prof. Ing. Ľubomír Valík, PhD. (person responsible for course) - slovak, english
Last modification: 20. 5. 2019
Supervisor: prof. Ing. Ľubomír Valík, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Tomáš Molnár on 05/20/2019.

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