Apr 28th 2014

How agriculture feeds the world: a study of farms, farmers and the challenges they face.

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Apr 28th 2014

Walk through the basics of nutrition, how eating disorders develop, and learn the benefits of various diets.

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Apr 22nd 2014

Ziel des Kurses ist die Vermittlung von theoretischen Grundlagen für Entscheidungen in der Produktion und die anschließende Darstellung an konkreten Praxisbeispielen. Dabei befasst sich der Kurs vor allem mit dem Bereich der Beschaffung von langfristigen Produktionsmitteln wie z.B. Schleppern.

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Apr 7th 2014

The New Nordic Diet is a new food culture which emphasizes gastronomy, health, and environment. This course presents the scientific background of the New Nordic Diet, the world’s largest research project into adult and child health and well-being, and will help you better understand the global challenges such as obesity and obesity-related diseases.

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Mar 24th 2014

This course, offered through The New School, is devoted to the life and work of distinguished culinary professionals of the recent past and present who have changed the way we eat and drink in the United States.

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Mar 18th 2014

This MOOC course will drive you all to explore the different styles of Food and Beverage around the World. Within this short space you will acquire the knowledge of differentiating the food and beverage operations and various types of service offered in the Hotel industry.

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Mar 14th 2014

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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Feb 24th 2014

This course covers the basics of normal nutrition for optimal health outcomes and evidence-based diets for a variety of diseases.

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Feb 18th 2014

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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Jan 27th 2014

Explore how food intersects with public health and the environment as it moves from field to plate.

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Jan 22nd 2014

A course that offers a scientific framework for understanding food and its impact on health and society from past to present.

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Jan 21st 2014

"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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Jan 20th 2014

This seven week course will explore nutrition concepts that take center stage in mainstream media outlets and become conversation topics among consumers interested in food choice as it relates to optimal health and physical performance.

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Jan 13th 2014

Learn the basics of child nutrition and how to make healthy meals for healthy children and families.

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Soil is the skin of the earth. It begins as rock that is broken down by plants, animals, and the elements; it blends with other materials, and becomes the foundation of our the forests, grasslands and fields. In this course we will explore how soil works and what makes it possible for plants to grow in soil at all.

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Oct 8th 2013

Top chefs and Harvard researchers explore how everyday cooking and haute cuisine can illuminate basic principles in physics and engineering, and vice versa.

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Oct 7th 2013

This course will cover the agricultural and urban water quality issues in Florida, their bases, land and nutrient management strategies, and the science and policy behind the best management practices (BMPs). Students will learn to evaluate BMP research and analyze its role in determining practices and policies that protect water quality.

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Sep 9th 2013

This course emphasizes the role of economics regarding its influence on food prices, the environment, and government policies. The primary objective of this course is to explore the basic tool kit of economic concepts that will enable students to critically analyze the choices they face as consumers and world citizens.

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Sep 2nd 2013

This course will provide you with an overview of the most important health challenges facing the world today. You will gain insight into how challenges have changed over time, we will discuss the likely determinants of such changes and examine future projections. Successful international strategies and programs promoting human health will be highlighted and global health governance structures will be mapped and the role of the key actors explored.

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Jul 15th 2013

This course will provide a coherent, understandable look at the evidence on how nutrition and physical activity impact health through lower morbidity, longevity, and quality of life.

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