Course Code : BES 322 

Course Name: Community Nutrition Problems and Epidemiology 

Weekly lecture and application hours of the course: 1-2

Course description: Food and nutrition plans and policies, nutritional problems and epidemiology, protein-energy malnutrition, protection, encouragement and support of breastfeeding, growth monitoring, obesity, dietary chronic diseases, physical activity and health, iron deficiency anaemia, iodine deficiency diseases, dental caries, zinc deficiency, rickets, osteomalacia, osteoporosis, vitamin deficiencies, folic acid deficiency, worker, elderly nutrition, nutrition in disaster situations, nutrient enrichment and nutritional support (supplement), guidelines nutrient, nutrient-based, nutrient), national nutrient and nutrition plans and policies.

Textbooks and supplementary books:

  1. Krause, Nutrition and Nutrition Care Process, Prof. Dr. Gamze Akbulut.
  2. Diabetes Dietician and Nutrition Therapy in Diabetes, Collective, Hacettepe Publications.

Course Evaluation:

Participation / Attendance : 10%,

Mid-Term Exam : 30%,

Homework : 10%,

Final Exam : 50%,

Attendance is at least 95 % mandatory.