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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


Aug 6, 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.


Jan 18, 2021

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 David K

Jun 1, 2021

Included many good thoughts and ideas

By Amina S

May 21, 2021

it is very good , it helps me a lot .

By Carolina V

Mar 21, 2021

Learned so much. Wonderful professor.

By Sachin S M

Jan 15, 2021

Very Effective and value added course


Dec 20, 2020

Nice information about food contains

By marwa m a

Oct 20, 2020

Very useful course ,thank you so much

By Bindu V S

Jul 31, 2020

extremely Good and informative course

By Abeer A

Jun 3, 2020

a very helpful and insightful course.

By Jorman R A

May 30, 2020

Excelente! seguire tomando mas cursos

By marissa s

May 14, 2020

loved it! would recommend to a friend

By Linda H

May 12, 2020

Very interesting - enjoyed the class.

By Monica A

May 10, 2020

Obrigado . Informações maravilhosas .

By Aleksandra K

May 4, 2020

A very informative course! Thank you!

By Munize M

Apr 30, 2020

Basic information. Presented nicely.

By wael o

Apr 28, 2020

Great information, interesting style.

By Terry M

Apr 18, 2020

It was clear and very well laid out.

By Максим К

Mar 9, 2020

So good course about food and health!

By Reinaldo S N

Feb 10, 2020

Very friendly and easy to comprehend.

By Dr R B

Jan 20, 2020

Thank you a lot for this opportunity.

By patricia v R v d K

Jan 5, 2020

very interesting course ! Thank you !

By Peter K

Jul 4, 2019

A little short, but very nice course!

By jayant b

Mar 13, 2019

this was a great learning experience.

By Dra. F L M

Jan 19, 2019

Love it, it is so real and practical.

By Sofía A O

Dec 9, 2016

love the course... highly recommended

By Agnes S H

Nov 3, 2016

I liked this course, I lerned so much