Subject carrier


• Definition of concepts: nutraceutics, functional foods, nutritional supplements
• Legislation
• Use of nutraceuticals and nutritional supplements in prevention and treatment, effect on health and physiological needs, antioxidant activity
• Presentation of nutraceuticals and functional foods; isoflavones, phenols, fatty acids and lipids, carbohydrates, probiotics, prebiotics, amino acids and proteins, etc.
• Use of nutraceuticals in prevention and treatment of chronical diseases like bone disorders, cardiovascular and respiratory diseases, neurological disorders, cancer prevention, obesity, diabetes and metabolic syndrome, ocular and skin diseases, gastrointestinal diseases, nutraceuticals and and aging, insomnia, nutraceuticals and physical endurance, nutritional supplements and weight loss
• Safety and side effects, quality of nutraceuticals