Fundamentals of Nutrition
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Course code
KUT6102.LT
old course code
KUT6102
Course title in Estonian
Toitumise alused
Course title in English
Fundamentals of Nutrition
ECTS credits
4.0
Assessment form
Examination
lecturer of 2023/2024 Spring semester
Kristi Paas (language of instruction:English, Estonian)
lecturer of 2024/2025 Autumn semester
Not opened for teaching. Click the study programme link below to see the nominal division schedule.
Course aims
To develop skills for appropriate food selection. Acquisition of basic knowledge to estimate the nutritional value of food and to create menus according to nutritional recommendations.
Brief description of the course
Contemporary nutrition and dietary recommendations. Factors influencing nutritional behaviour. Nutritional and energetic value of food and the factors determining it. Effects of nutrients on the body. Sources of nutrients in food, food selection criteria. General characterisation of food products. Quality of food and the factors influencing it. Production, properties and consumption of basic food products. Comparison of the nutritional composition of foods. Food recommendations. Composition and analysis of menus.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- knows basic rules of nutrition;
- evaluates nutritional value of food and makes balanced menu;
- knows general characterisation of food products and their nutritional composition.
Teacher
Saima Kuu, PhD; Kristi Koppel, MA
Additional information
Analysing a menu and defending it in a seminar.
Written examination.
Study programmes containing that course
Choreography (KUKRB/24.FK)
Psychology (PSPSB/24.LT)
Natural Sciences (MLL2B/24)
Swedish Philology (GRR3B/24)
Recreation Management (TSRKB/24.LT)
Physical Education (TSKB/24-o.LT)
Physical Education (TSKB/24-t.LT)
Physical Education (TSKB/23.LT)
Natural Sciences (MLL2B/23)
Choreography (KUKRB/22.FK)
Swedish Philology (GRR3B/23)
Psychology (PSPSB/23.LT)
Recreation Management (TSRKB/23.LT)
Integrated Craft and Home Economics Technologies (KUIKB/00.LT)
Recreation Management (TSRKB/22.LT)
Psychology (PSPSB/22.LT)
Physical Education (TSKB/22.LT)
Integrated Craft and Home Economics Technologies (KUIKB/21.LT)
Physical Education (TSKB/21.LT)
Psychology (PSPSB/21.LT)
Primary School Teacher (KAKLI/19.HR)
Recreation Management (TSRKB/21.LT)
Choreography (KUKRB/20.FK)
Primary School Teacher (KAKLI/00.HR)
Physical Education (TSKB/20.LT)
Psychology (PSPSB/20.LT)
Recreation Management (TSRKB/20.LT)
Primary School Teacher (KAKLI/18.HR)
Psychology (PSPSB/19.LT)
Physical Education (TSKB/19.LT)
Integrated Craft and Home Economics Technologies (KUIKB/19.LT)
Recreation Management (TSRKB/19.LT)
Primary School Teacher (KAKLI/17.HR)
Recreation Management (TSRKB/18.LT)
Physical Education (TSKB/18.LT)
Integrated Craft and Home Economics Technologies (KUIKB/18.LT)
Physical Education (TSKB/17.LT)
Integrated Craft and Home Economics Technologies (KUIKB/17.LT)
Health Promotion Specialist (HKTJR/17.HK)
Recreation Management (TSRKB/17.LT)
Health Promotion Specialist (HKTJR/16.HK)
Recreation Management (TSRKB/16.LT)
Integrated Craft and Home Economics Technologies (KUIKB/16.LT)
Physical Education (TSKB/16.LT)
Health Promotion Specialist (HKTJR/15.HK)
Handicraft and Home Economics (KUKKB/15.LT)
Handicraft and Home Economics (KUKKB/14.LT)
Health Promotion Specialist (HKTJR/14.HK)
Health Promotion Specialist (HKTJR/13.HK)
Handicraft and Home Economics (KUKKB/13.LT)
Health Promotion Specialist (HKTJR/12.HK)
Handicraft and Home Economics (KUKKB/12.LT)
Handicraft and Home Economics (KUKKB/11.LT)
Handicraft and Home Economics (KUKKB/10.LT)
Handicraft and Home Economics (KUKKB/08.LT)
Handicraft and Home Economics (KUKKB/09.LT)
Psychology (PSPSB/00.LT)
Handicraft and Home Economics (KUKKB/00.LT)
Physical Education (TSKB/00.LT)
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