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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


Aug 07, 2020

I really enjoyed doing the course, Very elaborate and informative course. Things are simplified so much that anybody can understand the basics of nutrition which helps in making the wise food choices.


Jun 22, 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!

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By Naiany J

Jun 04, 2020

AMEI... curso super rico uma linguagem super clara. Adorei participar

By Meriam B S

May 11, 2020

it s a lovely course. Easy and helpful especially with videos.


By Sophie P

May 05, 2020

Thanks a lot!

I wish there was continuation of this course, loved it.

By Danirys P

May 04, 2020

Delighted with all the content. I deeply appreciate all the knowledge

By Veronika L

Mar 16, 2020

I really enjoyed this, really great for anyone starting in intuition.

By Yolanda E

Feb 19, 2020

I really learn a lot in this class about healthy eating and nutrition

By Valeria O

Jan 15, 2020

Great course I think everybody should be interested in these thopics.

By Natalia S

Nov 14, 2019

Great course that provides general understanding of what is nutrition

By Abhilasha

Jun 21, 2019

Increased my knowledge and helped me in choosing and making my meals.

By Katalin V

Dec 08, 2018

It was very easy to understand and quite informative at the same time

By Federica V

Jun 18, 2018

As an introduction is very accurate and simple to follow. Five Stars.

By Elena P

Apr 22, 2018

Amazing course, well structured, with rich content and very friendly.

By Mohamed A A E E

Apr 15, 2017

With all love to all the instructors, I personally benifited too much

By Carolina M

Apr 08, 2017

Just Great,

Friendly, easy to follow and really practical and useful.

By Jose J A M B

Mar 03, 2016

Useful information, thank you very much for the opportunity to learn.

By Odette

Mar 03, 2016

Me gusto mucho el curso, contiene informacion muy practica y concisa,

By Ellen M K

Oct 09, 2020

A very good course, i really enjoy all the topics and learn so much.

By Shannon T

Sep 06, 2020

Very good and useful information presented in an easy to follow way.

By Bagas C K

Aug 31, 2020

This is great. The explanation about Food and Health was very clear.

By Karen P

Aug 26, 2020

Very easy to follow class material. Enjoyable and informative class.

By Sarah F

Aug 25, 2020

loved the course❤️ learned soo much😊 would definately recommend Xx

By ebrahem e h m

Jul 27, 2020

It's the first time to take an online course, and i like it so much.

By Nidhi S

Jul 27, 2020

Really easy to grasp, good information and description, quick course

By Fatima C

May 12, 2020

excelente curso y buenas bases de nutrición, ademas de ricas recetas