Tufts University

Building a Healthy Plate

Taught in English

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Julia Hilbrands

Instructor: Julia Hilbrands

4.9

(30 reviews)

Beginner level
No prior experience required
10 hours to complete
3 weeks at 3 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

What you'll learn

  • Identify components of healthful dietary patterns.

  • Recognize healthy options within each food group.

  • Select foods that belong on a balanced plate.

Details to know

Assessments

7 quizzes

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There are 4 modules in this course

Welcome to your first week in the serving a healthy diet course! We'll start out by exploring different dietary patterns, then discuss plant-based diets and vegetarianism.

What's included

7 videos5 readings2 quizzes

This week, we'll explore the health properties and benefits of fruits, vegetables, grains, and fiber.

What's included

6 videos3 readings2 quizzes

This week, we will explore plant and animal based protein products, as well as dairy.

What's included

6 videos3 readings2 quizzes

This week, we will apply what we've learned in the rest of the course by constructing a healthy meal that meets the nutritional needs of you, a loved one, or someone you can imagine.

What's included

2 videos1 reading1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Instructor

Instructor ratings
4.7 (15 ratings)
Julia Hilbrands
Tufts University
1 Course995 learners

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