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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
SHMY106 Healty Life and Nutrition 927006 1 2 3
Level of Course Unit
Short Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to learn the basic concepts, nutritional groups and characteristics of nutrition, nutritional requirements and nutritional requirements of various physiological periods, and to investigate the common health problems (diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular diseases, cancer, osteoporosis, dementia) and nutrition relationship in elderly.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Öğr. Gör. M. Mustafa Tilekli
Learning Outcomes
  1. Knows the nutritional requirements of various age groups.
  2. Çeşitli besinlerin besin değerlerini kaybetmeden hazırlanması, pişirilmesi ve saklanması yöntemlerini bilir.
  3. know nutrition firsts in the protection and treatment of various nutritional diseases.
  4. Know the basic properties of nutrients and their effects on health.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
1. Definition of nutrition, importance and principles of nutrition; 2. Nutrition principles in the elderly; 2.1 Changes in Body Structure and Functions in Old Age 2.1.2 Changes in Organ Functions 2.1.3 Changes in Lifestyle 2.2 2.2 Importance of Nutrition in Old Age 2.2.1 Importance of Nutrients in Old Age 2.2.2 Energy Requirement in Old Age 3. Common Health in Old Age nutrition problems in diseases and diseases; 3.1 Protein metabolism and energy requirement in old age 3.2 Carbohydrate, fat and fluid status and requirement in old age, 3.3 Vitamins metabolism and need in old age, 3.4 Mineral status and necessity in old age, 3.5 Importance of odor, taste and tactile sensation in elderly nutrition, 3.6 Oral nutrition and nutrition deglutisyon problems. 3.7 Nutrition in muscle loss and cachexia in elderly, 3.8 Digestion due to age, nutrition in cardiovascular, metabolic and respiratory diseases, 3.9 Effect of nutrition in deviations in hematopoiesis due to age. 4. Principles of General Nutrition in Aging
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.The relationship between nutrition and healthFood groups, their contents, recommended amounts to be consumed at various ages, methods of preserving nutritional values
2.Carbohydrates; definition, classification, distribution of nutrients, daily requirement
3.Proteins; definition, properties, resources, requirementenergy; definition, sources, energy requirement
4.Lipids; definition, classification, nutritional sources, health importance, daily requirement
5.Vitamins; classification, characteristics, deficiency and excess problems, daily requirements, food sources
6.Minerals and trace elements; classification, characteristics, deficiency and excess problems, daily requirements, food sources
7.Nutrition in various age groups.Chronic degenerative diseases and nutritional deficiencies related to frequent feeding in adults
8.Midterm Exam
9.Control of body weight; nutritional status assessment, weakness, obesity, causes, nutrition principles in the elderly
10.Diabetes, definition, types, causes, nutrition therapy
11.Cardiovascular diseases, causes, classification, nutrition therapy
12.Cancer; definition, causes, nutrition relationship
13.Bone and joint diseases, definition, causes, classification, nutrition therapy
14.Neurodegenerative diseases and dementia; definition, classification, nutritional support
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures10220