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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:

Top reviews


Oct 01, 2016

Extremely interesting course. I feel the material and videos were very easy to absorb and understand. I certainly would recommend this to anyone with an interest in food and how it affects our health.


May 11, 2020

It was an interesting and informative, at a basis level, course. The information is easy to understand and the new gained knowledges tend to remain in your memory, due to short and interactive videos.

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By Pratik K

Nov 03, 2017

it was agood course. and i enjoyed it alot.

By 龚超

Oct 24, 2017


By Marina B

Aug 27, 2017

Easy to understand, full of tips and ideas.

By saleekh s

Jun 02, 2017

Simple ,interesting and informative course.

By Gisélia D L C d A

Sep 18, 2016

I am in love with this course. I want more!

By arham n

Sep 23, 2020

it is very informative. i like this course

By Aliveli M

Aug 24, 2020

It was a really interesting and fun course

By Vivian A M D

Jul 20, 2020

Very practical and interesting! I love it!

By Tarik Y

Jun 29, 2020

Very beneficial to you daily eating habits

By Shriniwas S Y

Jun 28, 2020

Excellent course to know about health food

By Meliton G

Jun 15, 2020

It's a good and easy to comprehend course.

By Jitzell

Jun 09, 2020

Good course for people who wanna know more

By Gopal m

Jun 08, 2020

It's good, you will know about a good diet

By Suman B

Jun 02, 2020

Its a great pleasure to study this course.

By Barbara S

May 28, 2020

Short, informative, and clearly presented!

By Tan H M

May 19, 2020

Easy to understand and it is fun to learn.

By Ifeoluwapo O

May 16, 2020

This course has added a great virtue to me

By Sasha D

Apr 16, 2020

Great overview of healthy and food basics

By Dario M

Apr 14, 2020

extremely interesting, thank you very much

By Anastasiia L

Apr 07, 2020

Very beautiful videos, easy to understand.

By Ganesh S

Jan 17, 2020

Good Couse to grow with and to enrich with

By Vo T H M

Jan 14, 2020

Helpful and very practical for daily life!

By Janaina L

Sep 10, 2019

Very good. Easy to understand. very useful

By Tish D

Aug 12, 2019

This course was great, and easy to follow.