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330104 VO Basics in Nutrition Energy Metabolism, Macro-nutrients (2020W)


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


Language: German

Examination dates


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Depending on the Covid-19 situation, the lecture will be held either as a "Hybrid" (students will be in the lecture hall - depending on the respective lecture hall capacities - and at the same time online e.g. via Collaborate) or online only (e.g. via Collaborate).

Monday 12.10. 13:15 - 16:30 Digital
Monday 19.10. 15:00 - 18:15 Digital
Monday 09.11. 15:00 - 18:15 Digital
Monday 16.11. 15:00 - 18:15 Digital
Monday 23.11. 15:00 - 18:15 Digital
Monday 30.11. 15:00 - 18:15 Digital
Monday 07.12. 15:00 - 18:15 Digital
Monday 14.12. 15:00 - 18:15 Digital
Monday 11.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Monday 18.01. 15:00 - 18:15 Digital
Monday 25.01. 13:15 - 16:30 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

Human nutrition represents the main topic of the curriculum. Together with the more advandced moduls 10 and 8 (food sciences) the main knowledge on nutrition are being communicated.
The main objective is to get insights into macronutrient´s metabolism (fat and fatty acids, carbohydrates as well as protein and amino acids), dietary fibre, cholesterol, alcohol and the water balance.
A further objective is to get insights into the body composition and the direct link to macronutrients.
The link of macronutrients to nutrition associated diseases will be discussed.

Assessment and permitted materials

written exam, open and MC questions

Exam duration: 90 min

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

at least 60% of correct answers to pass the exam
<39 points: 5; 39-43,5 points: 4; 44-51,5 points: 3; 52-59,5 points: 2; 60-65 points: 1

Examination topics

Lecture, details will be distributed via Moodle

Reading list

Will be announced via Moodle

Association in the course directory

Last modified: Mo 16.08.2021 08:28