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E.g., 2016-08-25
E.g., 2016-08-25
E.g., 2016-08-25
Oct 10th 2016

Este curso empieza con una introducción a la cocina a baja temperatura y después se centra en la cocina al vacío y, más en especial, en las cocciones al vacío. Se explican las diferencias entre los dos principales tipos de cocciones (directas e indirectas) y se describen otras elaboraciones que se pueden realizar gracias a la técnica del vacío. A lo largo de todo el curso se combinan los conceptos con recetas de El Celler de Can Roca y demostraciones prácticas.

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Sep 8th 2016

Learn how to apply systems thinking to improve the environmental sustainability of food production systems.

Average: 9 (1 vote)
Sep 5th 2016

Demystify the complex and conflicting messages we hear about diet, health and lifestyle today, with this free online course.

Average: 5.3 (8 votes)
Aug 29th 2016

Eating patterns that begin in childhood affect health and well-being across the lifespan. The culture of eating has changed significantly in recent decades, especially in parts of the world where processed foods dominate our dietary intake. This course examines contemporary child nutrition and the impact of the individual decisions made by each family.

Average: 7.8 (13 votes)
Aug 22nd 2016

This course will explain the general principles of chicken behaviour and welfare, and the behavioural and physiological indicators that can be used to assess welfare in chickens kept in hobby flocks through to commercial farms. The focus is primarily on laying hens and meat chickens (broilers) although many of the principles will be relevant to other types of poultry. The course is likely to be of interest to people who own chickens as pets or keep a small hobby flock, commercial egg and chicken meat producers, veterinarians and vet nurses.

Average: 9 (1 vote)
Aug 15th 2016

Este curso permitirá al usuario obtener y desarrollar las herramientas necesarias para adquirir hábitos de alimentación correctos, realizar actividad física adecuada a su situación actual de acuerdo a metas y objetivos personales, además de tener la capacidad de escoger y preparar de manera correcta los alimentos que nos benefician.

Average: 7 (3 votes)
Aug 15th 2016

The New Nordic Diet is a new food culture developed in 2009-13 with key emphasis on gastronomy, health, and environment. Major research in its effect on acceptability, behaviour and learning skills, and disease prevention have been conducted by the OPUS centre at the University of Copenhagen and the people behind the award-winning restaurant Noma in Copenhagen.

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Aug 8th 2016

This course provides an overview of the issue of postharvest loss of grains by exploring essential physical, technical, and social dimensions of postharvest supply chains and loss prevention methods globally.

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Aug 8th 2016

Explore how to make food systems more sustainable and resource-smart for our environment, health and food security. How can food systems become more sustainable in the face of population growth, urbanisation, and environmental degradation? How can a food systems approach help in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals? This course will explore how natural resources are currently used to take the food we eat from the field or ocean to our plates.

Average: 7 (2 votes)
Aug 8th 2016

Walk through the basics of nutrition, how eating disorders develop, and learn the benefits of various diets. Ever wondered what really makes a healthy diet? In Food, Nutrition & Your Health you will learn the basic concepts of nutrition, as well as how to follow a diet that will protect you from various health problems. Starting with the building blocks of basic nutrition, you will learn how these can impact your digestion, energy and health. Find out how eating disorders develop, including the genetic, cultural and psychological factors involved. Finally, you will learn about various diets, including the social and biological factors that have contributed to their evolution.

Average: 5.3 (26 votes)
Aug 8th 2016

How agriculture feeds the world: a study of farms, farmers and the challenges they face. You will learn about the world’s population and the crucial role of agriculture in feeding the steadily increasing number of people. You will then see how climate and soils dictate the types of farms we see in different regions and countries.

Average: 6.4 (11 votes)
Aug 1st 2016

Learn how innovation has changed the food industry and the way we shop, and think about the global issue of food waste. This course considers the ways in which the food industry has evolved over the past 70 years and has created the industry of convenience we have today.

Average: 4.8 (4 votes)
Aug 1st 2016

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.

Average: 8.1 (7 votes)
Jul 19th 2016

This course introduces students to elements of science behind cooking, cuisine preparation and the enjoyment of food. The ultimate goal is to help students recognize the importance of scientific principles being applied in everyday life, so that they will appreciate and be able to apply some of these principles in their future cooking practice, including the manipulation of human perception.

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Jul 11th 2016

An introduction to modern analytical science techniques and how they can be used to uncover food fraud. The food industry is one of the most important commercial sectors in the world. Everyone uses it, but how many people abuse it? As we witness the increasing globalisation of the supply chain, a growing challenge is verifying the questionable identity of raw materials in the food we eat.

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Jul 11th 2016

This course will celebrate food and its relationship to wellness, focusing on a global approach. Participants will investigate culinary and dietary practices from four regions around the world, looking at the correlation and interconnection between local foods and health.

Average: 6 (3 votes)
Jul 7th 2016

Learn about the principles and practices of how grapes are grown and wine is made. Whether you’re a wine novice or a seasoned oenophile, you’ll learn to confidently describe wine appearance, aroma, flavour and taste.

Average: 6.5 (8 votes)
Jul 4th 2016

Explore the science behind what you eat with this free online course. Are we really what we eat? And how do we know what is in our food? This free online course will look to answer some of these questions, by looking at the science behind nutrition, covering aspects of biology, chemistry and physics. You’ll look at the components of food that are given on food labels and consider how these are processed by the body.

Average: 7.6 (5 votes)
Jul 4th 2016

Learn about soils, the variety of life they contain and how humans impact this fragile system, with this free online course. Soils are a vital part of our planet’s functioning, but all too often we take soils for granted. In this free online course, we introduce you to soils and explore the world beneath our feet.

Average: 9 (4 votes)
Jun 20th 2016

A alimentação é cada vez mais uma preocupação constante e o conhecimento, sobretudo em alturas de crise, é uma excelente ferramenta para a adoção de escolhas alimentares mais saudáveis. Este curso apresenta um conjunto de conceitos e dicas úteis e práticas com o objetivo de demonstrar que é possível na prática ter uma alimentação saudável e ao mesmo tempo económica.

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