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5,650 reviews

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

VI
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.

TL
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.

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By Fernando D

Oct 18, 2016

I enjoyed the course but quite frankly, it was very basic.

By Juan J M

Oct 23, 2019

Dynamic and complete but some topics were a little basic

By Katharina S

Mar 4, 2018

Nice Course, I enjoyed it. But only very basic knowledge

By Olaleye O

Sep 2, 2020

It was fun

But I am yet to receive a certificate for it

By Mamr980725ria f r

May 18, 2020

very basic for someone who wants to become a dietitian

By Copelia A

Jun 19, 2016

Está muy básico. Esperaba recetas saludables al final.

By Shamin B

Feb 4, 2018

Interesting but beginner level. Not very challenging.

By Fiona H

Sep 30, 2017

This course was much like a public education program.

By Luka O

Apr 12, 2017

I feel like it was rather short and not too detailed

By Carolina G d S C

Dec 23, 2016

The course should focus more in health professionals

By simge g

Sep 26, 2020

it wasn't a rich content but a good introduction.

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Sep 19, 2017

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By Sarah S

Jan 26, 2016

more scientific evidence would have been useful

By Kat D

Nov 21, 2020

Very very basic. I did not learn anything new.

By Tammy B

Jun 10, 2020

Good information but not enough in my opinion.

By Michael R

Jan 8, 2020

I found some nice tips on how to eat healthier

By William E

Feb 15, 2016

a tad simplistic - grades should be locked too

By Iago K

Mar 14, 2019

Assunto básico, porém de grande importância.

By jorge c

Jun 20, 2016

Good for general knowledge about healthy di

By Brunela A F

Jun 1, 2020

It could have a lot more subject to study.

By Allison R

Jul 29, 2020

I wish there were more plant based meals.

By Polychronios T

Jan 31, 2020

Only the very basic information provided.

By Raelyn G

Mar 19, 2019

Interesting, but very basic information

By Oliver C

Mar 12, 2019

Super-quick, informative and engaging.

By Nutsa O

Jun 6, 2017

the course was not very informative.