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5,647 reviews

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

GG
Jan 22, 2021

Love how Maya presented the course and I especially love the cooking sessions featuring her cute kids. I am looking forward to reading her book or if she has any YT account featuring more home cooking

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!

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By ALBIN S

Apr 13, 2020

A good course for those who love Food..!!

By nkemjika e

Mar 12, 2020

This was an awesome class. I learnt a lot

By Bonnie T

Feb 19, 2020

Informative and useful for my daily life.

By Alen R

Feb 22, 2019

This was great. I would like to see more!

By sabahat

Jul 2, 2018

Thank a lot for such a informative course

By 张紫伊

Jun 10, 2018

the first tine that i had finished course

By Belinda B

May 25, 2018

So insightful - Loved every minute of it.

By Li W

Mar 28, 2018

really good for beginners,not dull at all

By Ieda S

Feb 7, 2018

Easily to catch even by non professional!

By David M

Jan 26, 2018

Easy to understand and follow. Good tips.

By Rafael M B d S

Jan 11, 2018

Quick and Clear, very useful information.

By Jose S

Dec 6, 2017

This is a great INTRO to food and health.

By Chiho S

Nov 9, 2017

Great information. It was easy to follow.

By Beka K

Aug 22, 2017

Soft and light, but a very useful course.

By Muhammad J

Aug 20, 2017

EFFECTIVE STEP TOWARDS HEALTH IMPROVEMENT

By Jacek W

Aug 18, 2017

Great course. Tons of useful information.

By Denise J

May 15, 2017

I love the additional recipes at the end!

By Vasundhra C

Apr 23, 2017

Very beneficial course.recommended to all

By Mohd J K

Aug 16, 2016

Amazing.... Learning Is Too Much Here....

By michael A

May 23, 2016

This really is such an insightful course.

By Karen Y

Feb 10, 2021

I really learn in this course, thank you

By Faberly M B

Jan 24, 2021

Excelente! Sencillo, directo y muy útil.

By Megan M

Jan 10, 2021

Informative and easy to follow platform.

By Tiffany R

Dec 16, 2020

Very educational and easy to comprehend.

By More P S

Oct 14, 2020

This course teach mi to love the food...