nutrition for animal health and for human well-being

A.Y. 2020/2021
15
Max ECTS
160
Overall hours
SSD
AGR/18
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
Taking into account the importance of feed and food composition on animal and human health the main objective of the course is to provide scientific knowledge on feed and food sensory analysis, food safety, improvement of products quality by dietary manipulation and perinatal nutrition. The regulation of gene expression by nutrition will be also addressed.
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the course the student will acquire knowledge concerning:
- the role of the animal diet in food safety;
- the relationship between sensory characteristics and quality of products of animal origin;
- dietary strategies aimed at improving product quality;
- management and feeding of the perinatal period in different species;
- rules and regulations in food safety.
Course syllabus and organization

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Lesson period
First semester
Animal feed and food safety
AGR/18 - ANIMAL NUTRITION AND FEEDING - University credits: 3
Practicals: 16 hours
Lessons: 16 hours
Professor: Rossi Luciana
Applied nutrigenomics
AGR/18 - ANIMAL NUTRITION AND FEEDING - University credits: 3
Practicals: 16 hours
Lessons: 16 hours
Feeding and sensory analysis
AGR/18 - ANIMAL NUTRITION AND FEEDING - University credits: 3
Practicals: 16 hours
Lessons: 16 hours
Professor: Rossi Raffaella
PERINATAL NUTRITION
AGR/18 - ANIMAL NUTRITION AND FEEDING - University credits: 3
Practicals: 16 hours
Lessons: 16 hours
Professor: Rossi Luciana
Supply and product quality
AGR/18 - ANIMAL NUTRITION AND FEEDING - University credits: 3
Practicals: 16 hours
Lessons: 16 hours
Professor: Pastorelli Grazia