BIOT 322: Nutraceuticals 2 Cr. Hr. (L2+P0)
Prerequisite: (-)
Nutraceuticals and functional foods, legislation, safety, methods of analysis. Polyphenolic substances, chlorophylls, carotenoids, their characteristics, sources and methods of analysis at natural raw material and foods. Functional polysaccharides and substances with prebiotic effect: methods of determination, safe application. Bioactive peptides and proteins. Vitamins and mineral substances. Biologically valuable components at the manufacture of food additives-legislation, analysis and safe application. Biologically valuable substances in food supplements-analysis, role in food supplements, safety. Phytosterols, antioxidants, and others in novel foods. Plant extracts and their application-isolation, safety, stability.