Food, Nutrition, and Health

Course Coordinator

ECTS points:
5

Program:
diplomski

Course number:
53642

Course Description

COURSE CONTENT

  • Functional foods
  • Human defence mechanisms
  • Sustainable nutrition
  • Health claims

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • identify mechanisms involved in organism defence (redox, inflammation, immunity) and their connection with diet
  • choose proper foods in modulation of oxidative stress and inflammation
  • recognise the role of proper dietary principles, foods and supplements in prevention of degenerative diseases
  • define and choose specific biomarkers and experimental models in intervention research involving human participants
  • estimate ecological footprint and development of sustainable food in nutritional assessment research