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CHEMISTRY FOR FOOD PROCESSING

CODE 66443
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 1 cfu during the 1st year of 9288 DIETISTICA(L/SNT3) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR CHIM/10
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 2° Semester
    MODULES This unit is a module of:
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    Know and understand some of the main processes used for the production, storage and home preparation of food and their consequences on nutrients.

    The main educational objectives are to provide the student with adequate knowledge about the possible transformations of nutrients.

    At the end of the course the student will be able to:

    - evaluate the effect of the main treatments on nutrients;

    - recognize industrial and home treatments with a low impact on nutrients;

    - discriminate foods that have undergone a different production and conservation treatment.

    TEACHING METHODS

    Frontal lessons soliciting the active participation of students. If the teaching is given in a mixed or remote mode, the necessary variations with respect to what has been previously stated may be introduced in order to respect the educational objectives and the program envisaged and reported in the syllabus.

    The slides of the lessons and any further didactic material will be made available to students through the Teams channel and / or Aulaweb.

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    • The "mild technologies", low-impact technologies used in the food industry and in the dietary products field.
    • The main methods of food preparation and cooking.
    • Main changes induced to nutrients by preservation processes and home preparation of food.
    • Virgin olive oil: production technology.
    • The refining of vegetable oils: the process and the modifications it induces on the chemical composition of the oils.
    • The processes of sanitation and conservation of milk.

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Cappelli P., Vannucchi V., Chimica degli Alimenti – Conservazione e Trasformazioni - Zanichelli Ed.

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    MATILDE BORRIELLO (President)

    ANNA LAURA CREMONINI (President)

    LIVIA PISCIOTTA (President)

    FEDERICA TURRINI (President)

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    March 2023

    Class schedule

    All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    Written exam consisting of 1 open question (evaluated up to a maximum of 10/30) and 10 multiple choice quizzes of equal value (2/30 each). No penalties will be applied in case of wrong answers. The written test focuses on the program carried out during the lectures and its duration is 45 minutes in the presence of the teacher. The papers and any corrections will be subsequently discussed with the interested students. Any oral additions are at the discretion of the teacher and only in specific and justified cases.

    It is mandatory to register for the exam through the student portal.

    In the event of a health emergency, the exams can be carried out remotely.

     

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    Written exam consisting of 1 open question (evaluated up to a maximum of 10/30) and 10 multiple choice quizzes of equal value (2/30 each). No penalties will be applied in case of wrong answers. The written test focuses on the program carried out during the lectures and its duration is 45 minutes in the presence of the teacher. The papers and any corrections will be subsequently discussed with the interested students. Any oral additions are at the discretion of the teacher and only in specific and justified cases.

    It is mandatory to register for the exam through the student portal.

     

    FURTHER INFORMATION

    The teacher is available to arrange individual interviews in case of specific needs.

    Students are invited to register on the AulaWeb e-learning platform (accessible from the University website or at the address: www.aulaweb.unige.it) in order to have access to teaching material and information relating to the course. For any questions about the program and the activities of the teaching course, contact the teacher by email: federica.turrini@unige.it.

    Students with Specific Learning Disorders (SLD) certification, disability or other particular educational need are advised to contact the teacher at the beginning of the teaching course to agree on teaching and exam methods.