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FOODS AND DIET

CODE 66444
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 7 cfu during the 1st year of 9288 DIETISTICA(L/SNT3) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/49
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 2° Semester
    MODULES This unit is a module of:

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The main objectives of this course:

    - to know foods in terms of their composition and nutritional properties

    - to identify the different categories of foods and how they should be included in a balanced diet

    - to have a basic knowledge of production technologies and labeling of some categories of food

    - know how the different nutrients are distributed in foods and be able to read and interpret the food composition tables

    TEACHING METHODS

    The course is divided into 10 hours and the course will be held in frontal or distance teaching based on the epidemiological trend of the pandemic and the specific needs of the student 

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    The course is divided into 10 hours, in which the following macro-topics are addressed:

    - solid fats of animal and vegetable origin

    - wine, beer and other alcoholic beverages

    - fruit juices and soft drinks and nervine

    - sugar, honey, natural and artificial sweeteners

    - confectionery, chocolate, baked goods, ice cream

    - aromatic herbs, spices, sauces

    - dried fruits and nuts

    - analysis of food composition tables in relation to the single nutrient

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Didactic material provided by the teacher

    CREA guidelines 2018

    LARN 2014

    LARN food composition tables

     

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    MATILDE BORRIELLO (President)

    ANNA LAURA CREMONINI (President)

    FEDERICA TURRINI (President)

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    March 2023

    Class schedule

    All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    Written test. 

    In case of need and based on the epidemiological trend of the academy, the test will be performed in "remote" mode.

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    The exam aims to ascertain the actual acquisition by the student of the expected learning outcomes. To pass the exam, the student must obtain a grade of not less than 18/30, demonstrating the achievement of the educational objectives and the acquisition of adapting technical-scientific language properties on the subject.