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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

Jan 22, 2021

Love how Maya presented the course and I especially love the cooking sessions featuring her cute kids. I am looking forward to reading her book or if she has any YT account featuring more home cooking

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 Annibeth M J

May 9, 2016

Very good content! Easy to understand and very practical ! Loved it

By Tzouliana T

Mar 9, 2016

I loved it, i justed wanted to learn more and more with every video

By Nahum Q

Sep 20, 2021

One of the best courses about Food and Health. Highly Recommended.

By Sasha M G M

Sep 16, 2021

The information is presented clearly and concisely in every video.

By Terry

Sep 12, 2021

Excellent information that helps change a lifestyle of bad habits.

By Amado d J V A

Aug 11, 2021

The Dr. explains excellent the course is very great for beginners.

By tamuna s

Mar 3, 2021

It was really reasonable course and information to get, thank you!

By Sailaja R

Sep 26, 2020

Got good idea about the role of food in good health.Really worthy.

By Cynthia A

Sep 24, 2020

This was a very informative class, I highly enjoyed it. Thank You

By Racheal O

Sep 9, 2020

Very Educational. The recipes inspired me to go back to my kitchen

By Viridiana P

Sep 2, 2020

It is a very useful course, easy to understand and very practical.

By Esraa b

Aug 25, 2020

I am very happy with the course, it is very interesting and useful

By Silvia A

Jun 18, 2020


By Deepak k

May 27, 2020

After this course i am more aware of what and how much food i eat.

By Yulissa H

May 21, 2020

Me gustó mucho. Estoy terminando el de nutrición infantil también.

By Daniele L V

Mar 22, 2020

Excellent!! Thank you so much!! I really loved to learn with you!!

By María M

Feb 7, 2020

It was great to learn so many healthy advices! Thank you so much!

By Nadia R

Sep 29, 2019

Simple, easy to understand; a good introduction into healthy food.

By Celina V

Aug 31, 2019

I love this course, is it easy to understand and is very practical


Jul 23, 2018

Its a great forum to enhance knowledge without any strict timings.

By Shone L

May 17, 2018

Very simple very useful very easy to transfre knowledge afterwards

By Sasha K C

Jan 22, 2018

This professor makes learning fun. I am always eager to take her c

By Ivonne B

Nov 30, 2017

Comer sano no debe ser tan difícil, aquí lo explican claramente :)

By Vinod K

Nov 28, 2017

excellent and decremented for everyone who interested in nutrition