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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 2nd 2016

With the world's first MOOOOO-C, you will gain a broad and comprehensive understanding of all aspects of dairy management such as genetics, nutrition, reproduction, animal health, farm economics, and sustainability of dairy production systems. There's something here for everyone whether you are just looking for the basics or have years of experience in the dairy industry.

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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 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 1st 2016

Learn to care for your pet birds, from parrots to finches, by studying nutrition & husbandry, behavioral characteristics, and common veterinary procedures. Birds are amazing animals! They are extremely intelligent, quite social, and some can make ideal companions! From parrots to parakeets, chickens to canaries and cockatoos, there are many species of birds to choose from when considering these feathered friends as pets. This course provides introductory material about pet bird care including behavioral characteristics of different species of birds, bird handling, anatomy and physiology, and keeping birds as pets.

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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

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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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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Self Paced

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

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

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Jan 11th 2016

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

Average: 9.5 (2 votes)
Sep 14th 2015

Food banks are important community organizations that provide charitable food assistance to food insecure households. Food banks rely heavily on donated foods and beverages and government supplied foods for their inventory. Until recently, there were no nutrition guidelines for food banks to follow in deciding the types of foods and beverages to accept, procure, and distribute. Recently, Feeding America, the national network organization of food banks, issued a nutrition framework to provide food banks with nutrition criteria for identifying healthful foods and beverages. Food banks are seeking direction in applying nutrition guidelines and generally how to move toward nutrition-focused food banking. This course will explain the importance of this shift toward healthier 'charitable' foods and guide participants through the process of developing food bank nutrition policies to help food bank staff and others in making nutrition improvements in food inventory.

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Sep 14th 2015

Good nutrition, physical activity, and healthy body weight are essential parts of a person's overall health and well-being. Together, these can help reduce a person's risk of developing serious chronic health conditions such as high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, stroke, and cancer.

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Self Paced

Learn the fundamentals of nutrition and its impact on human health.

Average: 7.6 (5 votes)
Apr 20th 2015

Eating well in a round the world regatta is no easy task. On one hand, the nutritional requirements are incredibly high, and on the other the foodstuffs taken on board must weigh as little as possible, withstand a moist environment with huge variations in temperature and be storable in a safe and organised manner. Nutritional content needs to be high and to respond to the requirements of incredible physical and mental strain, often in extreme climate conditions. In this course you will learn about the types of food taken on board for a Barcelona World race, how menus are designed, and incorporating freeze-dried foods, which continue to maintain their organoleptic qualities despite undergoing manipulation to ensure they weigh as little as possible and are long-lasting and stable.

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Mar 30th 2015

Le comportement des consommateurs présente souvent des risques dont le plus important est le déséquilibre alimentaire. Celui-ci provoque des maladies qui diminuent l'espérance de vie en bonne santé.

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Feb 23rd 2015

Nutrition and health is a matter of concern to many people. Most often, we ask what kind of food is healthy or what we should avoid. But the major problem is not what we eat, the major problem is how much we eat.

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