Advanced topics in maternal and child nutrition

Summary: the course aims to discuss the research field in food and nutrition of the maternal and child group, providing conditions for conducting research projects in the area. Epidemiology overview of prevalent diseases in this group and studies of the influence of nutrition on metabolic (fetal) programming. Advanced study of nutritional assessment instruments, dietary patterns and nutritional interventions in this population group. The course provides students with critical analysis of nutrition and public care programs for the maternal and child group.