Course Code : BES 109 

Course Name: Nutrition Principles I 

Weekly lecture and application hours of the course: 2-3

Course description: Structure, properties classification, functions, sources, daily intake recommendations, excessive intake and toxicities of carbohydrates, proteins and lipids. Nutrient content of foods, processing and cooking methods, application of some basic and traditional recipes in the laboratory.

Textbooks and supplementary books:

1- Principles of Human Nutrition (2003) Martin Eastwood Blackwell Publishing

2- Undertanding Food: Principles and Preparation, Wadsworth / Thomson Learning USA.

Course Evaluation:

Participation / Attendance : 10%,

Mid-Term Exam : 30%,

Homework : 10%,

Final Exam : 50%,

Attendance is at least 95 % mandatory.