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About the Course

Around the world, we find ourselves facing global epidemics of obesity, Type 2 Diabetes and other predominantly diet-related diseases. To address these public health crises, we urgently need to explore innovative strategies for promoting healthful eating. There is strong evidence that global increases in the consumption of heavily processed foods, coupled with cultural shifts away from the preparation of food in the home, have contributed to high rates of preventable, chronic disease. In this course, learners will be given the information and practical skills they need to begin optimizing the way they eat. This course will shift the focus away from reductionist discussions about nutrients and move, instead, towards practical discussions about real food and the environment in which we consume it. By the end of this course, learners should have the tools they need to distinguish between foods that will support their health and those that threaten it. In addition, we will present a compelling rationale for a return to simple home cooking, an integral part of our efforts to live longer, healthier lives. View the trailer for the course here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z7x1aaZ03xU...

Top reviews

AE
Jun 21, 2018

It was an amazing course that allowed for me to be much more conscious of what I was eating and pushed me to strive to achieve a healthier lifestyle. Overall, it was very entertaining and informative!

NK
Feb 24, 2019

It was very informative course. It could have more quizzes and assignments. The way things were explained in the course was quiet interesting. Keep it up!! course. I really like this way of education.

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By Februadi B

Sep 18, 2018

I am very enjoyed this course, thank you very much

By Ale C

Jan 23, 2018

I could learn a lot! thanks for the opportunity...

By Muhammad A B A

Jan 17, 2018

every people on earth must enroll this course haha

By Lynn K

Jun 8, 2017

Love this course. It's very helpful and practical!

By nikita a

Aug 13, 2016

a very interesting AND HELPFUL COURSE FOR EVERYONE

By Aara A M

May 28, 2016

Well paced, easy to follow, and very enlightening.

By Stephen K

Apr 29, 2016

Great for an introductory class on food and health

By Ching S C C

Feb 11, 2016

Simple and quick introduction on eating healthier!

By Edith G G

Oct 24, 2020

Un curso muy didactico, practico, me gustó mucho.

By Mohamed M

Oct 21, 2020

I am very happy for the experience in this course

By Banwo O M

Sep 14, 2020

This course has being so enlightening and helpful

By LAURA T

Sep 6, 2020

Quisiera un certificado. Es posible?

Super curso!!

By Yasmin T d J C

Aug 28, 2020

Excellent course, with great content. Very happy!

By Ayah H A

Jul 19, 2020

I like this course very much thank you really :)

By Nakiyah B

Jul 5, 2020

it was really easy and to the point to understand

By Liliana E

Jul 5, 2020

Me encanto ,aprendi y nunca me aburri!

Gracias!!!!

By marcos s e

Jun 29, 2020

Logrado todo lo necesario para seguir progresando

By Kanidtha R

Jun 5, 2020

This is very practical Everyday knowledge for all

By Maira Y V H

May 13, 2020

Great course!! So dynamic and easy to understand!

By Akintunde A

Apr 26, 2020

Pretty cool and easy to understand for beginners.

By Rose L

Mar 2, 2020

飲食和健康的關係真的很重要!雖然對我們而言這些都是不難理解的東西,不過要實際去做是比較困難的部分。

By Amritha K

Aug 28, 2019

Really an eyeopener and enjoyed it thoroughly....

By Emma B

Jul 30, 2019

GREAT INTRODUCTION ON WHY AND HOW TO EAT HEALTHY!

By sunwells

Jun 4, 2019

how to purchase food; make the diet more healthy.

By Konstantina

Mar 28, 2019

Wonderfull course, very engaging and informative!