Course Information
TitleΔΙΑΤΡΟΦΗ ΚΑΙ ΜΕΤΑΒΟΛΙΣΜΟΣ / NUTRITION AND METABOLISM
CodeΝ322Ε
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID420001917

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the otherSpring-4
EPISTĪMĪS KAI TECΗNOLOGIAS TROFIMŌNElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)Spring-4

Programme of Study: UPS School of Agriculture (2011-today)

Registered students: 121
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the otherSpring-4
EPISTĪMĪS KAI TECΗNOLOGIAS TROFIMŌNElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)Spring-4

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Total Hours26
Class ID
600143078
Type of the Course
  • Background
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
Students should have basic background in General Chemistry, as well as in the Principles of Nutrition Science.
Learning Outcomes
1. Understand the procedures of digestion, absorption and bioavailability of nutrients. 2. Recognize the biological role and principle metabolic pathways of nutrients. 3. Understand the metabolic regulation and homeostasis. 4. Understand the association between nutrition/nutrient metabolism and chronic diseases.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. Core Concepts of Nutrition 2. Molecular Aspects of Nutrition 3. Integration of Metabolism: Energy 4. Integration of Metabolism: Protein and Amino Acids 5. Integration of Metabolism: Carbohydrates and Lipids 6. The Gastrointestinal Tract 7. Signalling molecules 8. Diet and Cardiovascular Disease 9. Diet and Bone Health 10. The Immune and Inflammatory System 11. The Control of Food Intake 12. Overnutrition - Undernutrition - Health 13. Growth, Ageing and Diet
Keywords
Food, nutrition, metabolism, health
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Teaching PowerPoint and internet.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures39
Reading Assigment23
Exams50
Total112
Student Assessment
Description
Oral exams at the end of semester.
Student Assessment methods
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Διατροφή και Μεταβολισμός - Gibney M.J., et al., Επιμέλεια Ελληνικής Έκδοσης Ζαμπέλας Α., Εκδόσεις Παρισιάνου, 2008
Additional bibliography for study
Ο έλεγχος του μεταβολισμού στο μοριακό επίπεδο, Ι.Γ. Γεωργάτσος, 3η έκδοση Εκδόσεις Γιαχούδη-Γιαπούλη, 2005. Βιοχημεία, Berg Jeremy M. Tymoczko John L. Gregory J. Jr. Gatto Stryer Lubert. Μετάφραση: Α. Αλετράς, Θ. Βαλκανά, Δ. Δραΐνας, Κ. Δραΐνας, Η. Κούβελας, Γ. Κ. Παπαδόπουλος, Μ. Φράγκου-Λαζαρίδη. 2006. Πανεπιστημιακές Εκδόσεις Κρήτης
Last Update
08-04-2020