PRINCIPLES OF NUTRITION
Learning outcomes of the course unit
To be knowledgeable and competent about a correct assessment of the nutritional state, nutritional requirements, and nutrition for prevetion and treatment of metabolic diseases.
As required by the School of Medicine
Course contents summary
Clinical Nutrition, applied dietary sciences, metabolic diseases
General principles of Human Nutrition. Physiological requirements and functions of major nutrients. Assessment of body composition and of nutritional state. Setting up a diet plan.
The role of diet in the development of chronic diseases, such as cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, etc.
Epidemiology, patophysiology. medical therapy of obesity and bariatric surgery.
LARN 4a Revisione Ed. SINU-INRAN, Milano SICS 2014.
USDA Dietary Guidelines 2015-2020
Bonetti A, Dall'Aglio E, Magnati GRR, Vanelli M: Argomenti di stile di vita e benessere. Ed. MUP Collana Saperi
2017 SIO-ADI, Standard Italiani per la Cura dell'Obesità. 2016-2017
Rivellese, Annuzzi, Capaldo; Vaccaro, Riccardi "Nutrizione Umana" Ed Idelson Gnocchi
Assessment methods and criteria