Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Applied Biological Science
Lecture Code L4021005 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 食品健康科学
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Food and health sciences
ヤナカ ノリユキ,カムランシー タナッチャポーン
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Mon1-4:ABS C315
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 1 : Undergraduate Introductory
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students  
Keywords Nutrition, Functional foods, lifestyle diseases, Practical work experience 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Food Science
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Specialized knowledge of analyzing and applying the functional mechanism of food and food materials.

Applied Molecular and Cellular Biology
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・Ability to comprehensively consider functions of cells, living organisums and ecology by collecting information on relevant disciplines in order to supplement specialty.
・To be able to summarize ideas, demonstrate the ideas based on the summary, display results in papers or presentations, and exchange ideas in the discipline which comprehensively considers functions of cells, living organisums and ecology 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Explanations and understanding about the relationship between foods and lifestyle diseases.   
Class Schedule lesson1: Nutrition and functional foods (Introduction)
lesson2: Foods and aging (Alzheimer's disease)
lesson3: Taste and molecular biology
lesson4: Isoflavone, it's effect and human health risk
lesson5: Regulation af animal appetite
lesson6: Current understanding of cholesterol metabolism
lesson7: Nutrition and individual difference
lesson8: Nutritional genomics and epigenetics
lesson9: Lipid metabolism and fatty acids
lesson10: Skeletal muscle and amino acids (BCAA and rapamycin)
lesson11: Food factors in health and disease I (KUMRUNGSEE)
lesson12: Food factors in health and disease II (KUMRUNGSEE)
lesson13: Nutrition against oxidative stress (KUMRUNGSEE)
lesson14: Nutrition and immune system (KUMRUNGSEE)
lesson15: Nutrition and inflammatory process (KUMRUNGSEE) 
"Molecular Biology of the Cell (6th ed.)" Bruce Alberts etc (Garland Science) 
PC or AV used in
Projector & whiteboard 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
For a better understandng, it will be useful to study biochemistry, molecular biology, and cell biology.  
Grading Method Examination(80%) & Report(20%).  
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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