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Approx. 11 hours to complete

English

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NutritionOrganic FoodFood SafetyFood Science

Learner Career Outcomes

62%

started a new career after completing these courses

50%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

10%

got a pay increase or promotion

Shareable Certificate

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100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

Approx. 11 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: Croatian, Arabic, Ukrainian, Chinese (Simplified), Dutch, Bulgarian, Korean, German, Russian, English, Spanish, Japanese, Romanian, Polish...

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Why Home Cooking Matters

3 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 51 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
10 videos
Food is more than just nutrition 6m
Why home cooking matters3m
Why are there so many processed foods?4m
USDA nutrition guidelines8m
The Six Ingredients Every Kitchen Needs3m
Stocking a Kitchen Pantry5m
Egg-in-a-hole5m
Smoothie3m
Vegetable Stir-Fry8m
1 reading
Recommended Readings10m
3 practice exercises
Why Home Cooking Matters30m
Elements of a Healthy Kitchen30m
Why Home Cooking Matters30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

What Constitutes a Balanced Meal?

2 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 45 min)
10 videos
Carbohydrates 5m
Fats6m
Proteins3m
Sugar - Too much of a good thing?3m
Hunger and the "Glycemic Index" 3m
How to eat in moderation4m
Oatmeal2m
Homemade Pasta Sauce 7m
Almond Cake 3m
3 practice exercises
The Elements of a Balanced Meal30m
Sugar, Hunger and the Glycemic Index30m
What Constitutes a Balanced Meal?30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

From Supermarket to Dinner Table to School

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 30 min)
8 videos
Shopping for vegetables2m
What are the most nutritious foods? 3m
Packing a lunchbox2m
The family meal3m
Dealing with picky eaters3m
Chicken Nuggets5m
Cupcakes4m
3 practice exercises
Navigating the supermarket30m
The Dinner Table30m
From Supermarket to Dinner Table to School30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Sustainable Eating

2 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 40 min)
9 videos
What does "organic" mean?2m
What does "locally grown" mean? 2m
Healthy People = Healthy Planet5m
Growing a kitchen garden with Rita Bottini5m
Growing a kitchen garden1m
Fish 4m
Soups7m
Steam vegetables 2m
3 practice exercises
What is Sustainable Eating?30m
Growing a Kitchen Garden30m
Sustainable Eating30m

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