Autumn Semester 2020 takes place in a mixed form of online and classroom teaching.
Please read the published information on the individual courses carefully.

752-6002-00L  Advanced Topics in Nutritional Science

SemesterSpring Semester 2019
LecturersV. Galetti, J. M. Sych, C. Wolfrum
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


AbstractThe course gives an introduction to dietary recommendations and nutrient requirements at different stages of the life cycle. It also includes lectures on specific diets, e.g. vegetarianism and weight loss, as well as important micronutrients and other food components and their interactions.
ObjectiveThe learning objectives are improved student understanding of: 1) the dietary recommendations and nutrient requirements of populations at different stages of the life cycle; 2) the effect of different diets on health; and 3) certain micronutrients and other nutritionally important food components.
ContentThe course gives a brief introduction into different areas of human nutrition. Including: 1) Dietary recommendations and the nutrient requirements at different stages of the life cycle, including pregnancy and lactation, childhood and adolescence, adults and elderly. 2) The influence of specific diets (e.g. vegetarianism, weight loss diets) on health. 3) Specific nutrients (e.g. iron and biological active ingredients) and their interactions.
Lecture notesThe lecture details and teaching slides will be available online