Nutrition and Biochemistry for Basic B.Sc. (Nursing)

Placement: B.Sc.1ST  Year

Total: 30hrs

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1 Introduction to Nutrition

To cover the

  • Concepts
  • Role of nutrition in maintain health
  • Nutritional problems in India
  • National health policy
  • Factors affecting the food and nutrition,socio economic,culture,traditional production, system of distribution, life cycle and food habits etc.
  • Role of food and its medical value
  • Classification of food
  • Elements of nutrition: macro and micro
  • Calorie,BMR
 

 

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3Hrs.

2 CARBOHYDRATES:
To cover the

  • Classification
  • Caloric value
  • Recommended daily allowance
  • Dietary sources
  • Functions
  • Digestion,absorption,storage and metabolism of carbohydrates
  • Malnutrition: deficiencies and over consumption
 

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2hrs
3 FATS
To cover the

  • Classification
  • Caloric value
  • Recommended daily allowance
  • Dietary sources
  • Functions
  • Digestion,absorption,storage and metabolism of carbohydrates
  • Malnutrition: deficiencies and over consumption

 

 

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3hrs
4 PROTEINS
To cover the

  • Classification
  • Caloric value
  • Recommended daily allowances
  • Dietary sources
  • Functions
  • Digestion,absorption,storage and metabolism of carbohydrates
  • Malnutrition: deficiencies and over consumption
 

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3hrs
5 ENERGY
To cover the

  • Unit of energy-kcal
  • Energy requirements of different categories of people
  • Measurement of energy
  • Body mass index and basic metabolism
  • Basal metabolism rate
  • Determinates and factors affecting

 

 

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2hrs
6  

VITAMINES To cover the

  • Classification
  • Caloric value
  • Recommended daily allowances
  • Dietary sources
  • Functions
  • Absorption,synthesis,metabolism,storage and excretion
  • Deficiencies
  • Hypervitaminoisis

 

 

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3hrs

7 MINERALS
To cover the

  • Classification
  • Caloric value
  • Recommended daily allowances
  • Dietary sources
  • Functions
  • Absorption,synthesis,metabolism,storage and excretion
  • Deficiencies
  • Over consumption and toxicity
 

 

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4hrs
8  

WATER AND ELECTROLYTES

 

To cover the

  • Water: daily requirements, regulation of water metabolism ,distribution of body water
  • Electrolytes: types,sources,composition of body fluids
  • Maintance of fluid and electrolytes balance
  • Over hydration and dehydration and water intoxication
  • Electrolyte

 

 

 

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3hrs
9  

COOKRY RULES AND PRESERVATION OF FOOD

 

To cover the

  • Principles, methods of cooking and serving
  • Preservation of nutrients safe food handling-toxicity
  • Storage of food
  • Food preservation, food additives and its principles
  • Prevention of food adulteration act
  • Food standards
  • Preparation of simple beverages and different type of food

 

 

 

 

 

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2hrs
10 BALANCE DIET 2hrs
To cover the

  • Elements
  • Food groups
  • Recommended daily allowances
  • Nutritive values of foods
  • Calculation of balance diet for different categories of peoples
  • Planning menu
  • Budgeting of food
  • Introduction to therapeutic diet naturopathy diets
 

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11. ROLE OF NURSE IN NUTRITIONAL PROGRAM
To cover the

  • National programs related to nutrition
  • Vitamins- deficiency program
  • National iodine deficiency disorders
  • (IDD)program
  • Mid-day meal program
  • Integrated child development scheme
  • (ICDS)
  • National and international agencies working towards food /nutrition
  • NIPCCD,CARE,FAO,NIN,CFTRI(central food technology and research institute)
  • Assessment of nutritional status
  • Nutrition education and role of nurse

 

 

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3hrs