The course will provide main notions regarding nutrients, food and diet. It will be specifically focused on the correct diet during pregnancy.
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Course unit content
Nutritional general principals: energetic metabolism, carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, vitamins and minerals. Nutritional needs at different ages, during pregnancy, breastfeeding and menopause. Mediterranean diet.
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SINU, LARN Livelli di assunzione di Riferimento di Nutrienti ed energia per la popolazione italiana.
IV Revisione. Milano. SICS Editore 2014.
Riccardi, Pacioni, Giacco, Rivellese: Manuale di Nutrizione Applicata, Ed. Idelson Gnocchi
www.inran.it Linee guida dal sito ufficiale dell'INRAN,
health.gov Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020 eighth edition
Assessment methods and criteria
The student’s knowledge, topics’ comprehension and her/his skills to apply them on the occupational contexts will be evaluated by questions on the topics related to the course content. Failed answer to one or more questions or proved insufficiency of the basic knowledge on the subject will preclude the successful completion of the exam. In case of completion of the exam, an evaluation that contributes to the final grade of the course will be defined and it will be based on the achievement of the objectives (evaluated in thirtieth).