CERTIFICATE IN FOOD AND NUTRITION

Duration: 3 MONTHS

Course Syllabus

Introduction
Food Choices: A Fit You!

  • Fitness: Your Overall Health!
  • Smart Eating, Active Living
  • Your Food Choices: The Inside Story
  • Healthful Eating, Active Living: One Step at a Time!
I.BASICS OF FOOD SCIENCE
  • Basic definition, function, classification and dietary sources of foods, nutrition and dietetics
  • Concept of malnutrition, health, immunity by food and functions of food
  • Classification of macronutrients and micronutrients
  • Is water a nutrient?
II.EFFECT OF NUTRACEUTICALS ON HEALTH
  • Definition, classification and role of nutraceuticals
  • Introduction to chemistry of prebiotics and probiotics as functional foods
  • Effect of nutraceuticals on health and prevention of diseases
  • Beneficiary microbes and there metabolism for improving health
III.NUTRITION DURING EXTREMES AND NOVEL FOODS
  • Nutritional principals of adaptation during special circumstances of weather, professions and diseases
  • Nutrition for industrial worker: Nutrition for high physical work
  • Nutrition in space: Nutrition for high physical work
  • Nutrition for extreme weather conditions
  • Sports nutrition
  • Introduction to novel foods, functional foods and organic foods
  • Principles of convenience foods Beneficial and harmful effects of genetically modified food
  • Textured and nano foods

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