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Health InformaticsNutritionFood SafetyFood Science

Learner Career Outcomes

35%

started a new career after completing these courses

30%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

11%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
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Beginner Level
Approx. 7 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Background on Food & Nutrients

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 23 min)
6 videos
A Sociocultural History of Obesity3m
Macronutrient Structure & Metabolism4m
Carbohydrate-rich Foods & the Glycemic Index3m
Animal & Plant-based Proteins3m
Dietary Fats & Their Effects on Human Health4m
1 practice exercise
Section 1 Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Contemporary Trends in Eating

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 26 min)
5 videos
Trends in Sugar Consumption & Recommendations4m
The Case for Cooking6m
A Case Study: Middle-aged Pre-diabetic Man6m
A Step-wise Approach to Behavior Change2m
1 practice exercise
Section 2 Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Future Directions in Health - Part I

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 13 min)
4 videos
Cooking: Fundamental Ingredients3m
Cooking: Increasing Vegetable Intake2m
Cooking: Sensible Substitutions3m
1 practice exercise
Section 3 Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Future Directions in Health - Part 2

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 15 min)
4 videos
Shopping in a Supermarket2m
Reading Nutrition Labels4m
The Importance of Moderation in Maintaining a Healthy Diet4m
1 practice exercise
Section 4 Quiz30m

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