Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
504003582010CHEMISTRY OF MEDICAL AND FUNCTIONAL FOODElective363
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Objectives of the Course
To serve as a basic introduction for the student of some subject of chemistry of medical and functional foods, and to teach chemical structure and reactions of the bioactive components and phytochemicals in these foods.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr.Semih ÖTLEŞ
Learning Outcomes
1To learn medical & functional foods
2To learn the types of medical & functional foods
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Medical&Functional Foods, History, Types, Health Effects
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction to medical and functional foods-1
2Introduction to medical and functional foods-2
3The soy products as a sourse of bioactive molecules
4Honey and bee products
5Licopen & cancer
6Chemistry of phytoestrogens and phytochemicals-1
7Chemistry of phytoestrogens and phytochemicals-2
8Midterm
9Phenolics in green tea
10Chlorella & spirulina-1
11Chlorella & spirulina-2
12Organosulfur compounds in garlic
13Bioactive compounds in flaxseed, rice, oats, ginseng, echinacea, vegetabkes and other botanicals
14Functional dairy products and fish oil (w3 / w6)
15The present regulatory status of medical & functional products
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Books for Lesson: -Wildman, R.E.C. (Edited) “Handbook of Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods” CRC Pres, Boca Radon (2001) -Ötleş, S. “Tıbbi ve Fonksiyonel Gıdalar Kimyası” Ders Notları (2005) Other Books: -Schmidl, MK, Labuza, K, (Edited) “Essentials of Functional Foods”, An Aspen Press (2001) -Shibamoto, T, Terao, J, (Edited) ‘’Functional Foods for Disease Prevention’’, Chips, (1998)
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Sınavı1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination133
Attending Lectures14228
Report Preparation188
Project Presentation111
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination13030
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)92
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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