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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

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.

Sep 30, 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.

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By Arathy B N

Nov 17, 2020

The course was very beneficial to me..

By Alexandru C

Oct 18, 2020

Great start for some great information!

By Samuel L

Oct 2, 2020

Informative and well articulated thanks

By Dutchess B

Sep 4, 2020

very good course especially the recipes

By Roa’a A

Aug 28, 2020

The course was very informative and fun

By Dr P K G

Aug 6, 2020

it was a great experience and learning.

By Jeremy T

Aug 5, 2020

Excellent course about food and health.

By Tasha T

Jul 30, 2020

good course, learned a lot very quickly

By Jerry P

Jun 5, 2020

Very Informative and Pleasure to watch!

By Федоренко Я В

Jun 1, 2020

Очень приятный, полезный курс. Спасибо!

By keini t

May 5, 2020

Really interesting and helpfull course.

By Yaritza

Apr 14, 2020

Me encantó el curso, muy bien explicado

By Oksana V

Apr 10, 2020

Thank you for tasty and healthy course!

By yupa p

Jan 16, 2020

It was really helpful and easy to learn

By Bernice A O

Dec 2, 2019

great lectures...enjoyed it all the way

By Mohammad J

Sep 9, 2019

Amazing one, really changed my thoughts

By dario m

Aug 28, 2019

Simple, effective, and beatiful. Thanks

By Yomna m m m

Aug 6, 2019

Very helpful and good introduced coarse

By jayanti

Jul 10, 2019

very helpful in understanding nutrition

By Muhammad a

May 14, 2019

This course is also very helpful for me

By Andryely P

Feb 14, 2019

Curso muito bom, de fácil entendimento!

By O.T

Jan 24, 2019

Fun, interesting and easy to understand

By Irina S

Oct 22, 2018

Thank you, very useful and interesting!

By Lateefat B I

Aug 6, 2018

I really enjoyed the course.

Thank you.