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EKEH1124 Vitamins, minerals and antioxidants 4 ECTS
Organised by
Food Development

Learning outcomes

-Student deepens his/her knowledge on vitamin, mineral and "antioxidant" sources and regulations.
-Student knows the metabolic pathways of the components in the body.
-Student understands the physiological interactions between the components.
-Student understands their significance to human health and especially to regulation of risk factors for diseases.


Vitamins, minerals and phytochemicals in food; intake and significance to health, and the related law.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In English
Participation in classroom work
  • In English
  • In English

Also required: taking part in case-based learning, eLearning and group work


Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

1st or 2nd year of Master's degree studies. This course is held every other autumn (even numbered years). Next time autumn 2016.

Study materials

Ross et al. 2012. Modern Nutrition in Health and Disease (11th ed.) applicable parts, other material instructed by the teacher.

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Biochemistry
Department of Biochemistry
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Department of Biochemistry
DP in Biochemistry
DP Bachelor of Science in Tech. (Biotechnology)
DP in Biochemistry
DP in Food Chemistry
DP on Molecular Biology and Bioenergetics
DP in Biotechnology
Finnish Study Modules