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The New Nordic Diet - from Gastronomy to Health (Coursera)

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 [...]
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Nutrition and Wellbeing (FutureLearn)

Jan 17th 2022
Nutrition and Wellbeing (FutureLearn)
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Demystify the complex and conflicting messages we hear about diet, health and lifestyle today, with this free online course. Gain skills to evaluate nutrition information and apply to your own diet. This course will help you understand the scientific basis of human nutrition, and current nutrition concepts and [...]
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Alimentación: la relación entre la comida, el intestino y el cerebro (FutureLearn)

El intestino y el cerebro están muy estrechamente vinculados. Averigüe cómo afecta la dieta a su cerebro y cómo afecta el cerebro a su dieta. En los últimos años, la importancia del vínculo entre el intestino y el cerebro ha quedado patente. En este curso explorará esta compleja relación.
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Introduction to Food Science (FutureLearn)

Discover the fascinating world of food science and feel empowered to make safe, healthy, and sustainable food choices. Discover topics like food sustainability, integrity, ethics, and constituents. Food and health information is often oversimplified by the media, and recommendations can be inaccurately reported and contradictory to current [...]
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Understanding Food Labels (FutureLearn)

Learn how to interpret food labels so you can make informed food choices and buy food that supports your health and wellbeing. Get the facts you need to put your trust in the food system. Huge amounts of information are provided on food product labels, but surveys have shown [...]
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Superfoods: Myths and Truths (FutureLearn)

Jan 3rd 2022
Superfoods: Myths and Truths (FutureLearn)
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What is a 'superfood'? What foods are 'superfoods'? What effect do they have on the body and society? Find out with this course. Explore the definition and impact of superfoods. Goji berries, quinoa, amaranth and green tea are all foods that have been labelled ‘superfoods’. But what does this [...]
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Understanding Mediterranean and Okinawa Diets (FutureLearn)

Learn the principles, science and health benefits of the Mediterranean and the Okinawa diets. Learn to make healthier diet choices by examining two different diets. Your diet can make a big difference to your health. That’s why it’s so important to consider the value of different diets from around [...]
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Food for Thought: The Relationship Between Food, Gut and Brain (FutureLearn)

The gut and brain are very closely linked. Explore how neurology, the microbiome and more interact to affect health. Find out how your diet affects your brain, and your brain affects your diet. Over the last few years, the importance of the link between gut and brain has become [...]
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The Science of Weight Loss: Dispelling Diet Myths (edX)

Arm yourself with the knowledge and tools to make healthy eating decisions as you learn the science behind weight loss and dispel diet and nutrition myths. Whether you are trying to lose weight yourself, or are supporting others, this food and nutrition course will dispel common myths about weight [...]
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Food and Mood: Improving Mental Health Through Diet and Nutrition (FutureLearn)

Explore the relationship between nutrition and brain health, why it matters, and how to work towards positive food changes. Learn how healthy dietary choices can improve your mental and brain health. Poor diet and poor mental health are the leading causes of mortality and morbidity worldwide. We now know [...]
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