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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.


May 13, 2021

Really good as an introductory guide to general human nutrition. Gives great insights on cooking, planning meals and health diet habits. It's a rather short course with actually impactful information.

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By Glen W

Aug 27, 2017

The videos are concise and informative. Really good refresher on nutrition.

By Daniel Z

Dec 27, 2016

I found this course to be very easy to understand and practical. Thank you!

By Meley T

Apr 6, 2022

It was a very intersting course. It made me manage my healthy food plan.

By Christel R

Jan 24, 2022

A short, but powerful introduction to improving your diet and your health.


Aug 21, 2021

really enjoyed this course bcs of their give me a information that i need.

By Miguel A O R

Aug 19, 2021

coneptos muy buenos para mejorar nuestra nutricion y el de nuetsra familia

By Cody D

Apr 21, 2021

Great practical information that can be applied for the rest of your life.

By Kathryn L

Feb 10, 2021

I liked the way it discussed an approach to evaluating what you are eating

By Erandeny G

Jan 14, 2021

I really enjoyed the course....

Thanks Maya....even the recipies are great!

By Adriana F

Dec 27, 2020

I enjoyed the course and I learned some interesting new things. Thank you!

By Gurpreet K

Dec 7, 2020

Very basic learning course one should go ahead with it really a eye opener

By Lobna M E

Aug 24, 2020

Thank you so much,I have learned alot of new good habits from this Course.

By Bhuvaneswari S

Aug 21, 2020

The way you teach is easy to learn and d I completely enjoyed the course.

By Paulina G

Jul 12, 2020

It helped me change my views on food. Thanks to it, I have a healthy diet.


Jul 6, 2020

Good But please provide some more food recipes for the vegetarians as well

By Поддубная Т С

Jun 10, 2020

Прекрасные преподаватели! Преподнесли информацию с нового угла. Спасибо !

By Tracy M

May 30, 2020

I enjoyed this course. The material was well presented and truly valuable.

By Sierra C

May 14, 2020

I found this course to be helpful on understanding how to food as a whole.

By Lucia R

May 6, 2020

This course is really simple to understand, and useful for our daily life.

By Jany M H d l T

Apr 6, 2020

Un curso muy lindo, básico pero necesario. Muy bien explicado. Me encanto!

By Carlota F

Feb 17, 2020

This course was great. I really learned about food and good health habits.

By Marina M

Jan 2, 2020

Very informative and motivated course. Easy to follow! I enjoyed it a lot.

By Pamela A

Jul 23, 2019

Con explicaciones muy simples aprendí más sobre los alimentos que consumo.

By Sapna M

Apr 12, 2019

Great course for personal well being and to help the people around you!!!!