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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’.
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Public Health Perspectives on Sustainable Diets (Coursera)

Sep 13th 2021
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 [...]
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Feeding a Hungry Planet: Agriculture, Nutrition and Sustainability (edX)

How do we create a healthy and sustainable diet for the growing world population? Agriculture is more than waving fields of wheat; our ability to grow food from existing natural resources – and without decimating those resources – is key to sustainably feeding the world. In this course, learn [...]
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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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Nutrition and Wellbeing (FutureLearn)

Mar 1st 2021
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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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 [...]
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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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Superfoods: Myths and Truths (FutureLearn)

Jan 4th 2021
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)

Jan 4th 2021
Understanding Mediterranean and Okinawa Diets (FutureLearn)
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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 as Medicine: Preventing and Reversing Chronic Disease (edX)

Heart disease and many other common, chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, many autoimmune disorders, and even some cancers, are all caused by the same thing...the Standard American Diet. But the good news is that these diseases need never exist and if they do exist, they can oftentimes [...]
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