cod. 1005861

Academic year 2019/20
2° year of course - First semester
SCAZZINA Francesca
Academic discipline
Fisiologia (BIO/09)
A scelta dello studente
Type of training activity
Student's choice
21 hours
of face-to-face activities
3 credits
course unit

Learning objectives

The Knowledge acquired during the course will allow you to go into nutrition mechanisms in more depth; in particular, satiety related mechanisms and eating disorders and diseases.


Knowledge acquired in Applied Human Nutrition class.

Course unit content

Hunger and Satiety:
- hormonal regulation mechanisms;
- objective and subjective measurements;
Nutrition related diseases:
- nutritional excess diseases;
- deficiency diseases;
- eating disorders;
- food allergies and food intolerances.

Full programme

- Regulation of hunger and satiety
- Hunger and satiety: case studies
- Satiety: dietary fibre and protein
- Specific Satiety
- Diseases and disorders associated with excess body weight
- Deficiency diseases
- Eating disorders
- Allergies and intolerances
- Bibliographic research


Slides used by prof Scazzina downloadable by ELLY platform.

Teaching methods

Classroom lessons for 3 ECTS (21 hours) during which the teacher will present a summary of the major scientific evidence on the topics of the course.

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam will be a written examination with n.21 close questions (multiple response) and n.4 open questions. Question topics are related to the theoretical and applicative contents discussed during the course. Maximum question marks are 1 point for close questions and 3 for open questions. The minimum is 18 points for passing exam. Honors (lode) are granted when reaching the maximum mark and demonstrating a deep knowledge of the topic vocabulary.

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