Food Nutrition And Biochemistry (141401)  


Syllabus

Sr. Topics Teaching Hours Module Weightage
1
Enzymes:
Introduction, Structure & characteristics, Specificities, Catalysis & regulation, Nomenclature & classification, Co-factors, mechanism of enzyme action, Factors affecting enzyme catalysed reactions and Enzyme inhibition, Role and applications of enzymes in food, Endogenous enzymes.
2
Digestion and Absorption of Food in Human System:
Digestion and Absorption of protein, carbohydrate, lipids and micronutritients, Factor affecting on digestion and absorption,
3
Metabolism:
Anabolism and Catabolism of carbohydrate, protein and lipid with major metabolic pathways, Role of hormone in metabolism.
4
Food & Nutrition:
Definitions, functions, role of nutrients and non nutrient components, RDA for individuals, Balance diets for infants, children, adults,
5
Vitamins and Minerals:
Introduction, Classification of vitamins, major source, functions and deficiency symptoms.
6
Processing Aspects of Nutrients:
Causes of loss of nutrients in processing like blanching, pasteurization, drying, irradiation, milling etc.. , Addition of nutrients like fortification of food groups like cereals, milk and milk products, fats and oils etc.q