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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


Jul 12, 2022

learned alot on this course. Very knowledgeable and full of healthy recipes. Great way to start your goal. Along with excersice and healthy eating you are on your way to a great healthy mind and body.


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 Astrid R

May 4, 2020

Muy buen curso

By Andro F

Apr 12, 2020

Essencial info

By Jose G C C

Mar 19, 2020


By Epistafija I

Feb 20, 2020

Awesome sause!

By Niyati M

Oct 28, 2019

Amazing Course

By M

Feb 15, 2019

Muy buen curso

By raymond t

May 4, 2018

Awesome course

By Sam

Jan 25, 2018

Good Course...


Dec 19, 2017

awesome course

By Deleted A

Oct 18, 2017

very useful!!!

By Abdullah S

Aug 5, 2017

Amazing course

By alaldin

Aug 20, 2016

great course ☺

By Ritika D

Jun 12, 2016

Amazing course

By 曾媛媛

Jun 7, 2016

very helpful!!

By Nguyen Q T A

Apr 30, 2016

Great content!

By Moon M

Apr 21, 2016

great! thanks!


Jan 18, 2016

Amazing course

By Suryadev

Mar 7, 2023

for last week

By Patricia H

Jan 9, 2023

great course.

By Steffi L

Oct 16, 2022

Awesom course

By YuLian Z

Jun 27, 2022

great course!

By Ruby K

Jun 27, 2022

very helpful!

By Anisa E

Apr 24, 2022

great lessons