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Massimo Cocchi

Adjunct professor

Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences

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Lesson arguments

71542 - HUMAN NUTRITION AND FOODS OF ANIMAL ORIGIN
Academic Year 2017/2018
Program / Content
Program topics (module 1)

The lessons of Human Nutrition and Food of Animal Origin are divided into two main arguments:

1. Basic knowledge of human nutrition and biochemical aspects of the main nutrients

2. Knowledge of food degradation modifications (oxidation, etc.) and food stability, with particular reference to those of animal origin.

Program topics (module 2)

Chemical equilibria in complex natural systems

Practical examples of use

Balances and diffusion

Link between the two mechanisms in practice

Stability of food

Water activities

Stabilization techniques

Oxidation of lipids

Antioxidants

Readings / Bibliography
(Module 1)

The reference text is: Food and Health, available in the Library.

There are also PPT lessons available.

(Module 2)

At the end of the course, the teacher will provide students with specific teaching materials (in electronic and paper format) that will integrate the notes taken during the lessons.

For bibliographical references, reference texts are recommended:

-P. CAPPELLI and V. VANNUCCHI, Food Chemistry. Transformation and Conservation, Zanichelli, 3rd edition, Bologna, 2005.

Didactic methods
(Module 1)

The course is divided into three teaching phases, the first of which is theoretical and consists of frontal lessons, while the second consists of applications in agro-food production sectors. The last phase, with exercises and seminars on the main topics discussed in the course and also specific experiences.

(Module 2)

The course is divided into three teaching phases, the first of which is theoretical and consists of frontal lessons, while the second consists of applications in agro-food production sectors. The last phase, with exercises and seminars on the main topics discussed in the course and also specific experiences.

Methods for verifying learning
(Module 1)

The exam consists of presenting a power point on a student's choice of subject and questions related to the subject.

(Module 2)

The exam consists of presenting a power point on a student's choice of subject and questions related to the subject.

Teaching Tools
(Modules 1 and 2)

Practical tutorials and visits of educational interest in the subject of teaching. Video projector, computer, internet access. All lessons are done with the help of ppt presentations

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