Syllabus academic year 2010/2011
(Created 2010-07-25.)
Credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH. Cycle: A (Second Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course will be given in English. Alternative for: MBIO1, MLIV1. Optional for: B4lm. Course coordinator: Elin Östman,, Applied Nutrition and Food Chemistry. Recommended prerequisits: KNL026 Physiology. Assessment: Assignments, written exam. Home page:

To provide increased knowledge and an overview of human nutrition and metabolism, with focus on how food characteristics and components in different raw materials influence body functions. The aim is also to incorporate principles for the development of ”functional foods”, i.e. foods with additional health promoting properties in relation to ordinary foods.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


Gibney, MJ; Vorster, H & Kok,F.K. (Eds): Introduction to Human Nutrition.Blackwell Science 2002. ISBN: 0-632-05624-X (eller senare upplaga)