Academic Year 2019/2020 - 3° Year - Curriculum Scienze Erboristiche e dei Prodotti Nutraceutici
Teaching Staff: Milena RIZZO
Credit Value: 6
Scientific field: CHIM/08 - Pharmaceutical chemistry
Taught classes: 42 hours
Term / Semester:

Learning Objectives

The education goal of the course is to offer to the student the basic knowledge of food composition, nutritional quality, chemical and metabolic changes.

Course Structure

The course will be held mainly by means of frontal lessons.

Ongoing test will be proposed during the course

Detailed Course Content

Course syllabus: foods, nourishings and nutrition; inorganic nourishings; organic nourishings; food supplements, pharma-foods, chemical, physical and biological changes of nourishings, organolectic characteristics of food; basic knowledge of feeding science; classification and chemical composition of: cereals, fruit and vegetables, oil, milk, foods very rich of nutraceutical compounds (coffee, tè and cacao

Textbook Information

Reference books:

P. Cappelli, V. Vannucchi - CHIMICA DEGLI ALIMENTI. Conservazione e trasformazioni. - Zanichelli Updated Edition. P. Cabras, A. Martelli – CHIMICA DEGLI ALIMENTI – Piccin 2004. Slides of the lesson available on the Platform Studium during the year of the course