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E.g., 2016-06-03
E.g., 2016-06-03
E.g., 2016-06-03
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Actualmente se sabe que la obesidad es una condición que genera distintas enfermedades, por lo que es de vital importancia tener el conocimiento necesario para poder cuidar de nuestra salud y nuestra imagen corporal, por lo que se considera que este curso permitirá al usuario obtener y desarrollar las herramientas necesarias para adquirir hábitos de alimentación correctos, realizar actividad física adecuada a nuestra 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 y cuales pueden ser perjudiciales si no son consumidos de manera idónea, entre otros temas de interés que se desarrollarán.

Average: 7 (3 votes)
Jun 1st 2016

Learn about bacteria, pesticides and health hazards present in food.

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May 16th 2016

Consider how the food we grow, buy, eat and throw away relates to the global issue of food security, with this free online course. Food security is a complex, global issue, in which we all play a part. In this free online course, you’ll join experts from the School of Agriculture, Policy and Development at the University of Reading, to investigate our relationship with agriculture and your own food habits.

Average: 6.7 (3 votes)
May 10th 2016

Learn why soil is so important, how it’s being threatened and what we can do to protect this natural resource so vital to our lives. Soil is the earth’s fragile skin that anchors all life. We depend on soil to build our homes and cities, to grow crops for food and raise livestock, to support transportation and enable recreation. Yet we disregard this crucial and precious resource that lies right under our feet.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
May 2nd 2016

Learn how innovation has changed the food industry and the way we shop, and think about the global issue of food waste.

Average: 2 (1 vote)
May 2nd 2016

Explore the role of food in health. Apply nutrition science to guide you on using food as medicine for you and your family. This free online course introduces the concept of food as medicine. You will explore how food can be important both in preventative health and in the treatment of certain conditions today, in the past and in the future. You will also learn about what’s in food that gives it the potential to improve our health.

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Apr 26th 2016

El curso se estructura en 6 módulos y cada uno de ellos en 5 lecciones. Se introducen cuestiones como la importancia de la gestión de riesgos en la agricultura y el papel que juegan los seguros agrarios para la cobertura de estos riesgos. Se analizan las características específicas de los seguros agrarios, frente a otros tipos de seguros y los problemas derivados de la existencia de información asimétrica entre asegurado y asegurador.

Average: 9 (1 vote)
Apr 25th 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: 5.6 (19 votes)
Apr 25th 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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Apr 25th 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)
Apr 4th 2016

Reflexionaremos sobre agricultura y alimentación en un planeta que tiene que alimentar a una población creciente con recursos limitados. El planeta se enfrenta al reto de alimentar a una población creciente en un escenario de limitación de recursos, mercados agroalimentarios imperfectos, crisis de alimentos, y población rural vulnerable. El curso invita a una reflexión sobre las alternativas de la agricultura y la alimentación, vistas como solución a los desafíos socio-económicos y ambientales, con énfasis en el papel de la agricultura familiar y en modos de producción sostenibles, en el marco de cadenas de valor más equilibradas.

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Mar 21st 2016

The Age of Sustainable Development" gives students an understanding of the key challenges and pathways to sustainable development - that is, economic development that is also socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable.

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Mar 21st 2016

El curso aborda la desnutrición como problema multicausal que precisa trabajar en una nueva estrategia multisectorial. Se ofrecen herramientas para la puesta en práctica de un programa integrado desde el agua y el saneamiento, la seguridad alimentaria, la nutrición y la salud.

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Self Paced

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: 9.3 (4 votes)
Mar 1st 2016

¿Es segura la comida que ingerimos? ¿Pueden volver a producirse situaciones como la crisis de las vacas locas o la crisis de los pepinos en la Unión Europea? En este MOOC analizaremos la regulación del Derecho de la UE para conseguir tal objetivo.

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Mar 1st 2016

La investigación en nutrición avanza de manera vertiginosa, e implica la necesidad de seguir formándose para mejorar las competencias profesionales a nivel individual y combatir la obesidad y patologías asociadas, teniendo en cuenta las interacciones que existen entre dieta, genes y salud.

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Self Paced

Learn about malnutrition and micronutrients and how they impact human health.

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Jan 25th 2016

Build your “global acumen” and engage with business and policy experts to better lead and manage through the challenges of globalization.

Average: 8 (1 vote)
Jan 18th 2016

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

Average: 5.6 (5 votes)
Jan 11th 2016

Explore the science behind what you eat with this free online course.

Average: 9.5 (2 votes)

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