Eating patterns that begin in childhood affect health and well-being across the lifespan. The culture of eating has changed significantly in recent decades, especially in parts of the world where processed foods dominate our dietary intake. This course examines contemporary child nutrition and the impact of the individual decisions made by each family. The health risks associated with obesity in childhood are also discussed. Participants will learn what constitutes a healthy diet for children and adults and how to prepare simple, delicious foods aimed at inspiring a lifelong celebration of easy home-cooked meals. This course will help prepare participants to be the leading health providers, teachers and parents of the present and future.The text and other material in this course may include the opinion of the specific instructor and are not statements of advice, endorsement, opinion, or information of Stanford University.
Child Nutrition and CookingStanford University
About this Course
Learner Career Outcomes
Skills you will gain
- Organic Food
- Food Safety
- Food Science
Learner Career Outcomes
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Why Home Cooking Matters
What Constitutes a Balanced Meal?
From Supermarket to Dinner Table to School
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TOP REVIEWS FROM CHILD NUTRITION AND COOKING
This is one of the best courses ever! I really enjoy every theme. I love how she explain, her vision to make a good culture with food, without restrictions. I totally recommend this one. Excelent!
This course is immensely informative, as well as fun! I loved the way Maya made things simple, with diagrams to accompany all of the the nutrition information. I hope she does more courses like these!
Very informative. The presentation style was easy to follow. Loved the art work. Quiz at the end of each segment was relevant to topics presented. Recipes are easy to follow and very child friendly.
Even though I do not currently have children, I felt this course gave a great overview of the basis of nutrition and how to incorporate fresh, whole foods into my own diet and my husband's diet.
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