NUTRACEUTICALS

Degree course: 
Corso di Second cycle degree in MOLECULAR AND INDUSTRIAL BIOTECHNOLOGY
Academyc year when starting the degree: 
2019/2020
Year: 
1
Academyc year when helding the course: 
2019/2020
Course type: 
Supplementary compulsory subjects
Language: 
English
Credits: 
4
Period: 
First Semester
Standard lectures hours: 
32
Detail of lecture’s hours: 
Lesson (32 hours)
Requirements: 

No presequisites are needed.

Final Examination: 
Orale

Oral presentation on assigned topics and written exam on the course topics.

Assessment: 
Voto Finale

The purpose of this course is to instruct students in the principles of prevention and nutraceutics. The course focuses on concepts, methods, issues and applications related to the field. Students will gain experiences through didactic lectures, critical appraisal of the literature, group discussions and presentations.

- Nutraceuticals: nomenclature, watchful medicine vs proactive medicine.
- nutraceuticals sources
- extraction from plants, methods of analysis,preclinical research
- Nutraceutical in: chemoprevention, metabolic syndrome, hypercholesterolemia, hypertension, type II diabetes, inflammation, migraine, Parkinson's and Alzeimher's disease, cancer chemoprevention.
- Basics of Cosmoceutics

- Nutraceuticals: nomenclature, watchful medicine vs proactive medicine.
- nutraceuticals sources
- extraction from plants, methods of analysis,preclinical research
- Nutraceutical in: chemoprevention, metabolic syndrome, hypercholesterolemia, hypertension, type II diabetes, inflammation, migraine, Parkinson's and Alzeimher's disease, cancer chemoprevention.
- Basics of Cosmoceutics

Slides and scientific articles are supplied by the lecturer. All material can be find on e-learning platform.

Convenzionale

- Lectures and discussion of articles on specific topic
- Seminars on specific topics with experts in the field