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E.g., 2016-07-01
E.g., 2016-07-01
E.g., 2016-07-01
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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)
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.

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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.

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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: 7 (4 votes)
Jul 4th 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: 5 (3 votes)
Jul 4th 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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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: 9.5 (2 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 (3 votes)
Jul 4th 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: 5.7 (20 votes)
Jul 4th 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)
Jun 27th 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.

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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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Jun 20th 2016

Chart the history of royal food in the splendour of royal palaces. Did you know that Henry VIII ordered the first apricot trees to be planted in England because he couldn’t get enough of them? Or that chocolate was first introduced to England by Charles II to compete with the French court? On this course, you’ll join expert historians, curators and food scientists from the University of Reading and Historic Royal Palaces, to immerse yourself in the changing tastes of successive generations of royalty and experience the splendour of their palaces - from the Tudors to the 20th century.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Jun 20th 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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Jun 16th 2016

Learn the basics of crop production in order to feed the world and preserve our planet’s resources. Feeding nine billion people in 2050 without exhausting the planetary reserves is perhaps the greatest challenge mankind has ever faced. This environmental studies course will examine the principles of production ecology and the ‘availability pillar’ of global food security that lie at the heart of food production, which can be applied to both crops and animal production. This course will discuss why yields in some parts of the world are lagging behind and identify the agro-ecological drivers that shape the wide diversity of production systems.

Average: 9 (3 votes)
Jun 6th 2016

This free five-week course is dedicated to the life and work of U.S. food writing giants Judith Jones, Craig Claiborne, MFK Fisher, Clementine Paddleford, and Michael Batterberry and their work, from restaurant criticism to cookbooks and magazines. The course is based on videos, readings of primary and secondary sources, forum discussions, and quizzes to test your knowledge.

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Jun 1st 2016

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

Average: 5 (2 votes)
Self Paced

Learn how to make a healthy breakfast that will give you energy all day long with this quick practical course from Hari Kalymnios!

Average: 8.3 (4 votes)
May 24th 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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May 23rd 2016

La prise de conscience d'une raréfaction des ressources en protéines animales dans les décennies à venir et la nécessité de produire plus durablement ces ressources alimentaires nous conduit à repenser aux autres sources de protéines, notamment les protéines d'origine végétale. Parmi les sources de protéines végétales, la plus employée comme substitut des protéines animales est le soja, mais le soja n'est pas la seule source de protéines végétales. Il est donc opportun de faire le point sur les autres sources de protéines végétales et sur leur utilisation.

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