20410211 - Fisiologia della nutrizione

The course in nutrition physiology deals with how the body extracts the nutrients from the food, how we obtain the needed energy, how we utilize nutrients and how all this is related to health and disease. the main goals of this course are:
i) increase student’s knowledges on physiology of gastro-intestinal apparatus;
ii) increase the student’s critical ability related to the scientific research in the field of nutrition,
iii) provide tools to evaluate nutritional status and need of humans, and
iv) increase the student’s ability to problem solving and public speaking.