Food Supplements

ECTS points:
3

Program:
diplomski

Course number:
53631

Course Description

COURSE CONTENT

  • Food supplements definition, classification and specificity; food supplements pyramid and its interpretation
  • Food supplements and their health influence. Who and when needs the food supplements; legislation which refers to food supplements declaration
  • Vitamins as food Supplements
  • Minerals as food Supplements
  • Other kinds of food supplements
  • New scientific researches in the field of food supplements

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • define distribution of the  food supplements according to their composition
  • identify the benefits and risks of using food supplements
  • define the main reasons for taking food supplements
  • recognize and discuss the difference between dietary and health claims
  • recommend adequate food supplement according to the individual nutritional supplements in individual condition
  • describe requirements related to composition, legislation, declaration  and placing on the market that food supplements have to satisfy