Following is a part of the syllabus for LPUNEST in dietary and nutrition. The syllabus is:
Human Nutrition- Energy
Definition of Kilocalories and Joule, Energy value of foods, Determination of Physiological Fuel Values, Determination of Energy Requirements of the body-BMR, Physical Activity and Thermogenesis, Basal Metabolic rate- Determination and factors influencing Basal Metabolic Rate, Reference man and Reference Woman
Human Nutrition- Carbohydrate and Protein Sources and functions of carbohydrates, Digestion, Absorption and Utilization of Carbohydrates, Dietary fiber- Types and its importance in health, Sources and Functions of Proteins, Requirement of protein, Digestion, Absorption and Utilization of proteins, Definition of Biological Value of Protein
Human Nutrition-Lipids Sources and functions of lipids, Digestion, Absorption and Utilization of lipids, Requirement of lipids, Lipoproteins, Importance of Essential fatty acids and their deficiency
Human Nutrition- Minerals General Functions and Classification, Utilization, Requirements and Sources, Deficiency and Toxicity of Macro minerals and Microminerals, Macro minerals - Calcium and Phosphorous, Micro minerals- Sodium, Potassium, Iodine, Iron, Zinc, Copper, Selenium, Molybdenum and Magnesium
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