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EKEH1118 Functional foods 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Food Development
Department of Biochemistry

Learning outcomes

The student is familiar with functional foods currently sold on the European market, and understands the scientific evidence and evaluation process behind the approved health claims. The student can evaluate the evidence and possible potential behind bioactive ingredients of foods and nutraceuticals in which official health claims cannot currently be made, and is familiar with the application procedure.

General description

The health claims of food and the application process. The concepts of functional foods and raw materials, nutraceuticals, and bioactive ingredients. Technological challenges of functional food development.

Teacher responsible

Jukka-Pekka Suomela


5-Sep-2017 – 13-Oct-2017
Lectures 34 h
Tue 5-Sep-2017 at 10-12, Arc2, Arcanum
Tue 12-Sep-2017 at 10-12, Arc3, Arcanum
Tue 19-Sep-2017 - 26-Sep-2017 weekly at 10-12, Arc2, Arcanum
Wed 6-Sep-2017 at 8-10, Arc2, Arcanum
Wed 13-Sep-2017 at 8-10, Pub4, Publicum
Wed 20-Sep-2017 - 11-Oct-2017 weekly at 8-10, Arc2, Arcanum
Fri 8-Sep-2017 - 13-Oct-2017 weekly at 10-12, Arc2, Arcanum


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