Stanford University

Child Nutrition and Cooking

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Maya Adam, MD

Instructor: Maya Adam, MD

4.8

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No prior experience required
11 hours to complete
3 weeks at 3 hours a week
Flexible schedule
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There are 5 modules in this course

A childhood obesity epidemic is facing the USA and many developed nations. Why are so many foods processed, and what can we do to protect our families? We also explore the six basic ingredients every cook should have on hand!

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10 videos1 reading3 quizzes

Everything you need to know about what makes up a balanced meal, including fats, carbohydrates, and proteins. Learn tricks for controlling portion sizes while maintaining satisfaction.

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10 videos3 quizzes

Tricks for navigating the supermarket and shop for vegetables. Why the family meal is about more than just food; how to pack a quick, healthy lunch for a child and why this is so important; how to shop for fruits and vegetables (and teach children to love them); making over our children's favorite foods, and more healthy treats.

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8 videos3 quizzes

How to make choices that are good for you and the planet. Understand the difference between local, organic, and sustainable. Also, gardening as a way of getting children excited about fresh foods.

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9 videos3 quizzes

What have we learned about achieving good eating habits based on enjoyment of the right foods? More tips on working with food allergies, reading nutrition labels, and understanding the elements of taste. Cooking this week: the simple stew, a basic homemade salad dressing plus a Sunday morning treat that will make the whole family smile.

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9 videos3 quizzes

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4.8 (2,118 ratings)
Maya Adam, MD
Stanford University
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