Achivements in the nutritional science

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Course Description

The aim of this module is to give overview of the most important scientific achievements in the field of nutrition, trends in scientific research in the field of food science and how and why occur. Critical evaluation of achievements and their implementation in PhD research of each candidate.


P Lectures 20
S Seminars 10
Exam: Written exam x   seminars x


Elmadfa I, Anklam E, Konig JS (2003) Modern aspects of nutrition -Present Knowledge and Future Perspectives, Karger.

Katan MB, Boekschoten MV, Connor WE, Mensink RP, Seidell J, Vessby B, Willett W (2009) Which are the greatest recent discoveries and the greatest future challenges in nutrition?Eur J Clin Nutr. 2009 Jan;63(1):2-10.

Hackman RM, Aggarwal BB, Applebaum RS, deVere White RW, Dubick MA, Heber D, Ito T, Johnson GH, Keen CL, Winters BL, Stohs SJ. (2014) Forecasting nutrition research in 2020.J Am Coll Nutr. 2014;33(4):340-6.

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

World Health Organization

British Nutrition Foundation

American Society for Nutritional Sciences