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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


Sep 30, 2016

Extremely interesting course. I feel the material and videos were very easy to absorb and understand. I certainly would recommend this to anyone with an interest in food and how it affects our health.


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.

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By raghavendra v

Jun 30, 2020

good information about diet

By armando r n

Jun 13, 2020

aprendí mucho en este curso

By Ashwani K

May 6, 2020

it was very good experience

By Pritha R C

May 6, 2020

Benefited from the course:)

By Е А А

May 3, 2020

Amazing! Thank you so much!

By Khushvakov J

Mar 17, 2020

Good platform for beginners

By Georgina P

Mar 3, 2020

Para iniciar me gusto mucho

By All i o B k M s

Jan 16, 2020

good lesson i totally agree

By Мурадян О

Oct 6, 2019

Очень хороший базовый курс!

By Tumurkhuyag E

Aug 30, 2019

Simple, Interesting, Useful

By Helmut

Aug 5, 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 28, 2017

Very informative, loved it!

By Jose M G A

Jun 2, 2017

Excellent Course Than You!!

By Nicolescu A

May 29, 2017

Very useful and interestig.

By Stephen

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.

By Harminder S

May 2, 2022

Great coursce for beginers

By Gudamsetti V L

Apr 17, 2022

i have enjoyed the course.

By Olivia E

Apr 11, 2022

really fun and easy course

By Shannon L G

Mar 27, 2022

great learning experience.

By Alaa H A

Nov 25, 2021

Thanke you for every thing

By Finlay

Oct 11, 2021

Really informative on food