Food Nutrition Laboratory of Agricultural Products
- Nutrition or food nutrient is the important component for human health. Bad nutrition can cause decreasing some organ functions in human body. Considering the importance of the food nutrition, that’s why it is needed to conduct research continuously which focuses on food nutrition. Therefore, the Department of Food Science and Biotechnology, Faculty of Agriculture Technology, Universitas Brawijaya built a Laboratory of Food Nutrition. The scopes of this laboratory are about the study related to nutrition or food nutrient, such as bioavailability of nutrition, bioassay, public nutrition and functional food.
- Laboratory of Food Nutrition is aimed for supporting Tri Darma Perguruan Tinggi activities of The Department of Food Science and Biotechnology covers learning and teaching process (lab work, discussion, consultation, PBL, etc.), research and public dedication for lecturers, students from the Technology of Agriculture Product or students from any other departments or institutions coordinated by the leader of laboratory of Food nutrition and Agriculture products based on the use of laboratory rules. Laboratory of Food Nutrition does manage Food Nutrition subject. The subjects provided are: Evaluation of Food Nutrient; Advanced Evaluation of Food Nutrient; Food Supplement and Functional food; Nutrient and Public Health; Special Topic in Food Nutrition; Nutrient Food Socialization and Consultation; Human Physiology; and Management System of Food Services.
- This laboratory does give public services in the form of Consultation and Informant of Development and also food product research cooperate with Desirable Dietary Pattern (DDP) Survey, Service of Analysis and Research with experimental animals (by in vivo), judge of processed food competition, food festival and other public dedication activities such as food and nutrient socialization.
For supporting the activity in the Food Nutrition Laboratory and Agriculture Products, it has already completed with some laboratory instruments, such as: shaker waterbath, spectrophotometer, centrifuge, rotary evaporator, vortex mixer, refrigerator, cages for experimental mice, surgical instruments, animal feed maker and dryer , etc.
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