Food Nutrition and Biochemistry (2141401)   Old Code : 141401

Syllabus

Sr. Topics Teaching Hours Module Weightage
1
Food & Nutrition:

Introduction to the course, Definitions of nutrient, nutrition, food, Factors affecting human nutrition, Functions of food, Classification of food, Food Groups, Food guide pyramid, Nutrient wheel Definitions, functions, deficiency symptoms and excessive consumption consequences of macronutrients, water, dietary fiber

7
20 %
2
Nutritional requirement:

RDA for individuals, Balance diets for infants, children, adults, Basal metabolism rate and factors affecting

3
12 %
3
Vitamins and Minerals:

Introduction, Classification of vitamins, major source, functions and deficiency symptoms, requirement

7
20 %
4
Digestion and Absorption of Food in Human System:

Digestion and Absorption of protein, carbohydrate, lipids Factor affecting on digestion and absorption,

5
12 %
5
Processing Aspects of Nutrients:

Effect of heat processing on carbohydrate, protein and fat, Addition of nutrients like fortification, supplementation, enrichment, restoration

3
13 %
6
Enzymes:

Introduction, Structure & characteristics, Specificities, Catalysis & regulation, Nomenclature & classification, Co-factors, mechanism of enzyme action, Factors affecting enzyme catalysed reactions, Enzyme competitive and uncompetitive inhibition Role and applications of enzymes in food processing

6
15 %
7
Metabolism:

Anabolism and Catabolism of carbohydrate, protein and lipid with major metabolic pathways, Role of hormone in metabolism

6
8 %