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Public Health Perspectives on Sustainable Diets (Coursera)

Feb 26th 2024
Public Health Perspectives on Sustainable Diets (Coursera)
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What we eat and how we produce that food have significant effects on human health and the sustainability of our planet. But what is a ‘sustainable’ diet? A sustainable diet, as defined by the FAO, promotes health and well-being and provides food security for the present population while [...]

Nutrition for Healthy Ageing (edX)

Feb 20th 2024
Nutrition for Healthy Ageing (edX)
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What you eat and how you live has a big impact on your physical and mental health. But can it also slow down ageing? Be empowered by the science behind diet and the ageing body. Join us and learn to take control of your ageing process!

Building a Healthy Plate (Coursera)

In a world of conflicting nutrition messages, how do we know which foods are good for us? What are the components of a healthy dietary pattern and why does it matter? Throughout this mini course, we explore the relationship between diet and health by examining the eating patterns that [...]

Navigating Diets (Coursera)

The wide and wonderful world of diets can be difficult terrain to navigate, especially with so much information scattered across the Internet and in magazines. Some are backed by scientific evidence, whereas others are mostly hype. Informed readers need to be well-armed with the latest facts regarding diets and [...]

Aligning Diet and Exercise (Coursera)

When considering body composition goals, modifications to both diet and exercise are inevitable. Most often, an individual’s dietary interventions do not align with their exercise regimen, which may diminish the potential for success. This course explores the energy pathways and how macronutrients fuel exercise across intensity and duration, in [...]

Plant Based Diets: Food for a Sustainable Future (edX)

When you hear of the enormous global challenges we face, don’t you wish you could actually do something about it? Well, you can! Grab an apple as we explore the science behind Plant Based Diets and discover the impact you can have, by simply ‘going (more) plant based’.

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 [...]

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 [...]

Food and Nutrition: The Truth Behind Food Headlines (FutureLearn)

Learn how to find reliable, scientific information about food and nutrition and identify the truth behind food headlines. Rebuild your trust in nutrition science and look beyond the media headlines. Due to conflicting messages from the media, it’s becoming harder to know what to believe when it comes to [...]

Superfoods: Myths and Truths (FutureLearn)

Jan 2nd 2023
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 [...]