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6,419 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:

Top reviews

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!

Aug 22, 2021

Very informative! Thanks for having this course free so that more people who are starting to learn about eating properply (like me) will be able to get access to authentic and legit lessons on food ;)

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By 052_Farhan H I

Aug 2, 2021

thank you for the brilliant course!

By Monad K

Apr 14, 2021

I really enjoyed taking this class.

By Annie Y

Feb 16, 2021

Good basic information on nutrition

By İpek D

Jan 18, 2021

harika her şey için teşekkür ederim

By Karlene M

Dec 20, 2020

Informative and easy to comprehend.

By sa s

Nov 23, 2020

some more info would have been nice

By Jose D C C

Nov 18, 2020

debería ser gratuito el certificado

By Archana G

Sep 7, 2020

Excellent course,

Right way to learn

By Katherin V

Jul 26, 2020

Excellent and explicit information.

By Zoila

Jul 2, 2020

I learned a lot taking this course!

By Sanaz S

May 13, 2020

Easy to follow, simple, interesting

By Fabi R

Apr 14, 2020

Very clear and pragmatic. Loved it!

By Israel O

Apr 14, 2020

Entretenido y con buena información

By Menna

Apr 13, 2020

Very helpful and easy to understand

By Anna B

Mar 31, 2020

Basic, easy and absolutely enjoying

By Muhammad A R

Mar 16, 2020

A very good and informative course.

By Barbie S

Mar 7, 2020

clear introduction, well undestood.

By Alexander

Jan 16, 2020

So helpfull information. Thank you.

By Beverly G

Oct 4, 2019

Excellent information for everyone!

By Sripadma

Aug 4, 2019

This is an awesome course. LOVE IT.

By Tran X C

May 12, 2019

Very informative and easy to follow

By Mubashir

Mar 20, 2018

Excellent course on food and health

By Reynaldo M

Jan 30, 2018

Very useful and informative course.

By kevin Y

Oct 18, 2017

very simple , easy, pleasing course


Aug 10, 2017