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Causes of Human Disease: Nutrition and Environment (FutureLearn)

Sep 27th 2021
Causes of Human Disease: Nutrition and Environment (FutureLearn)
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Explore how nutrition and environmental factors, including lifestyle, influence your chance of developing human disease. On this course you’ll look at the importance of nutrition in human health and explore what happens to the body when it doesn’t receive the right nutrients.
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Understanding Obesity (Coursera)

In this course, we’ll look at the facts and misconceptions around obesity and discuss key physiological and psychological concepts around the brain’s control of appetite and body weight. We’ll consider the biological and environmental pressures that make it easy to gain weight (and hard to lose it!). Most importantly, [...]
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Systems Science and Obesity (Coursera)

Systems science has been instrumental in breaking new scientific ground in diverse fields such as meteorology, engineering and decision analysis. However, it is just beginning to impact public health. This seminar is designed to introduce students to basic tools of theory building and data analysis in systems science and [...]
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Nutrición y obesidad: control de sobrepeso (Coursera)

En este curso, ofrecido por la UNAM, reconocerás una herramienta para evitar, manejar y controlar el sobrepeso y la obesidad, al destacar la importancia del autocuidado y el apoyo familiar en el manejo de este padecimiento. Te mostrará el verdadero valor de los alimentos como compañeros de tu vida, [...]
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Weight Management: Beyond Balancing Calories (Coursera)

Across the globe, more people are suffering from obesity than at any other time in our history. Why has obesity become so common and so challenging? In this course, we will look at the root cause of obesity, as explained by the latest science. We will see how our [...]
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Stanford Introduction to Food and Health (Coursera)

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 [...]
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Diabetes - a Global Challenge (Coursera)

Diabetes and obesity are growing health problems in rich and poor countries alike. With this course you will get updated on cutting-edge diabetes and obesity research including biological, genetic and clinical aspects as well as prevention and epidemiology of diabetes and obesity. All lectures are provided by high-profile scientists [...]
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Easing the burden of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease (Coursera)

This course is multidisciplinary in nature, and aims to equip the global audience of interested lay people, people with chronic disease, public health researchers, health clinicians, students, administrators, and researchers to reflect on the overall impact of the burden of chronic disease. It shows how all chronic diseases [...]
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Preventing Childhood Obesity: an Early Start to Healthy Living (FutureLearn)

Oct 7th 2019
Preventing Childhood Obesity: an Early Start to Healthy Living (FutureLearn)
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Prevent childhood obesity by learning about healthy eating, physical activity, screen time and sleep for children under five. Childhood obesity is one of the biggest health challenges of the 21st century and affects over 41 million children under the age of five. If not prevented at an early age [...]
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Nutrición, genes y salud (Miríada X)

May 2nd 2017
Nutrición, genes y salud (Miríada X)
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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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