Academic Catalog

FDE428 FOOD & HEALTH

Course Code: 5730428
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Food Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
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Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5730313
The course set above should be completed before taking FDE428 FOOD & HEALTH .

Course Content

Overview of Nutrition,Planning a Healty Diet; Digestion, Absorption and Transport of basic food components (CHO, Proteins,lipids, Vitamins, Minerals ) ; Energy/Calories; Food Labels; Fitness: Physical Activity, Nutrients and Body Adaptations; Diet and Health; Trends in Nutrition for Healty Aging; Weight Loss Diets; Malnutrition,Obesity, Diabetes, Eating Disorders; Functional Foods, Hunger and Global Environment.