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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

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!

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 Saurabh S

Jun 1, 2021


By Ka K O

May 4, 2021

This is good range in subjects.

By Akhil G

Jul 28, 2020

A very helpful beginner course.

By Rodrigo C D

Jul 20, 2020

excelente curso de introducción


Jul 7, 2020

Me gusto bastante el curso 😉👍

By Edimar M A P

May 9, 2020

muito bom o curso muto obrigado

By Romina I

May 3, 2020

excelente y muy claro el curso

By Payoor G K

Sep 27, 2019

excellent and simple to follow.

By lokesh g

Apr 5, 2019

very informative course

loved it

By Pablo C P

Apr 1, 2019

Rápido, Útil , Eficaz y Conciso

By Saeid S

Jan 16, 2019

Very good and informativ course

By Muhammad H Q

Apr 15, 2018

It was really very informative.

By Eroshkin A Y

Feb 3, 2018

Отличный и очень полезный курс!

By Ahmed S

Jan 26, 2018

Thank you for this great course

By Pardeep K C

Jan 13, 2018

Awesome and well planned course

By Richard C

Sep 13, 2017

Great course highly informative

By Udai S M

Apr 16, 2017

A very good course for a laymen

By 王馨

Mar 1, 2017

I learn a lot from this lesson.

By Mona H

Feb 13, 2017

Nice introduction to nutrition.

By maria

Jan 22, 2017

It was really helpful for me...

By Suneeta B

Oct 19, 2016

Very useful and easy to follow.

By David B

Oct 3, 2016

Very simple and concret course!

By Patricia D

Mar 29, 2016

Great information. To the point

By Donghee L

Mar 7, 2016

very nice studying for my life!

By Diana P

Oct 4, 2021

Compact, nice and interesting!