Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Applied Biological Science
Lecture Code L4011004 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 食品栄養学
Subject Name
Subject Name in
ヤナカ ノリユキ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Weds1-4:ABS C301
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students
Keywords nutrition, life-style related diseases, obesity, diabetes, cancer, aging, Practical work experience, SDG_03 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Food Science Program
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Basic knowledge of such as chemistry, biology, biochemistry, microbiology, physics, and mathematics required for understanding food science.
・Expertise regarding methods for identifying the mechanism of function expression in food and food material and for application of the function.
(Abilities and Skills)
・Acquisition of techniques for production of foods from marine and animal resources and capability of consideration of practical measures for conversion to safe and highly functional foods

Molecular Agro-Life Science Program
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Knowledge and understanding regarding organic molecule, cell, individual organism, and population 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Explanations and understanding about nutrition and foods with special reference to lifestyle related diseases. 
Class Schedule lesson 1: Nutrition and it’s functions
lesson 2: Vitamin nutrition
lesson 3: Regulation of carbohydrate metabolisms 1
lesson 4: Caloric restriction
lesson 5: Regulation of carbohydrate metabolisms 2
lesson 6: Lipid metabolisms
lesson 7: Crosstalk between carbohydrate and lipid metabolisms
lesson 8: Obesity and diseases 1 –adipocytokines
lesson 9: Cholesterol metabolisms
lesson 10: Obesity and diseases 2
lesson 11: Protein metabolisms
lesson 12: Cancer and nutrition
lesson 13: Aging and nutrition
lesson 14: Circadian rhythms and nutrition
lesson 15: Evolution and Nutrition
Modern Nutrition, ed. Yanagita et al. Sankyo Shuppan Co. Ltd. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) PC 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
It is useful to search for the latest literature on molecular nutrition and human diseases 
Grading Method Q&A discussion 
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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