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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 25, 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.


Aug 07, 2020

I really enjoyed doing the course, Very elaborate and informative course. Things are simplified so much that anybody can understand the basics of nutrition which helps in making the wise food choices.

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By Wenkai L

Feb 02, 2016

Very helpful and beneficial!

By eman e

Sep 05, 2020

simple valuable information

By Audri V

Aug 10, 2020

Informative and manageable.

By Gillian P

Jul 31, 2020

A simple informative course

By Tetiana K

Jul 07, 2020

Great course and instructor

By Yan P

Jul 01, 2020

good class and very helpful

By Raghavendra g

Jun 30, 2020

good information about diet

By Armando R N

Jun 14, 2020

aprendí mucho en este curso

By Ashwani K

May 06, 2020

it was very good experience

By Pritha R C

May 06, 2020

Benefited from the course:)

By Е А А

May 04, 2020

Amazing! Thank you so much!

By Khushvakov J

Mar 17, 2020

Good platform for beginners

By Georgina P

Mar 04, 2020

Para iniciar me gusto mucho


Jan 16, 2020

good lesson i totally agree

By Мурадян О

Oct 06, 2019

Очень хороший базовый курс!

By Tumurkhuyag E

Aug 30, 2019

Simple, Interesting, Useful

By Helmut

Aug 05, 2019

Excellent for my new career

By Vladimir Š

Jan 21, 2019

Great course for everybody.

By Farm2restaurant

Sep 26, 2017

Thanks for great cognitive.

By Jennifer S

Jun 29, 2017

Very informative, loved it!

By Jose M G A

Jun 02, 2017

Excellent Course Than You!!

By Nicolescu A

May 29, 2017

Very useful and interestig.

By Stephen F

Jan 26, 2017

Solid info. Easy to digest!

By Lam K

Nov 10, 2016

very interesting and useful

By Deleted A

Jan 20, 2016

Very Nicely done. Loved it.