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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: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z7x1aaZ03xU...

Top reviews

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!

CS
Aug 26, 2019

Very informative and useful. I'm from India and I look forward to study more about nutritional values of different foods. This course gave me a head-start and information to pursue my goal. Thank You!

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By Luis C P V

May 31, 2020

Good but short

By Ali a a a a

Sep 9, 2019

good i like it

By marina a h

Mar 21, 2020

useful course

By Nuamah A K M

Apr 9, 2018

great course.

By Jerry T G C

Nov 22, 2020

great course

By IMANE E B

Feb 26, 2016

very helpful

By Abhilash P

Jun 3, 2019

nice course

By Ahmed M A D

Apr 18, 2019

very useful

By Sondos A C

Jan 7, 2017

Easy course

By Pablo V

Sep 21, 2020

Very good!

By Rey M

Sep 16, 2019

Very good.

By Rimma T

Jun 29, 2019

Thank you!

By Azzaya B

Oct 12, 2017

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By Alvaro D R S

Jan 6, 2017

Fantastic!

By MOHAMMED A A

Mar 9, 2021

EXCELLENT

By Audra T

Nov 16, 2020

Wonderful

By Yolanda M

Oct 13, 2020

Well done

By Samaneh S

Sep 6, 2020

Practical

By Rinu A v m

Jul 7, 2020

Excellent

By ifedayo

Feb 24, 2020

excellent

By Génesis E F C

Aug 22, 2018

EXCELENTE

By namrata b

May 23, 2018

good info

By Tulasi L

Nov 29, 2017

EXCELLENT

By Dr ( R P

Apr 21, 2020

Good onr

By Tin P

Aug 6, 2017

It's ok.