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Jul 3rd 2017

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: 5.2 (39 votes)
Jun 19th 2017

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 .

Average: 7 (1 vote)
Jun 12th 2017

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 to apply those tools to better understand the obesity epidemic in human populations.

Average: 5.5 (2 votes)
Jun 5th 2017

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: 6.9 (15 votes)
Jun 5th 2017

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 from one the world's leading universities in diabetes research.

Average: 5.6 (7 votes)
May 2nd 2017

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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May 1st 2017

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 it can become a lifelong condition and lead to very serious diseases and disorders. This free online course follows the latest innovative research in childhood development to reveal what is contributing to these shocking figures and what can be done to prevent childhood obesity.

Average: 4 (5 votes)
Jan 16th 2017

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, we'll give you the opportunity to reflect on your own knowledge and assumptions around the subject.

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Jan 9th 2017

Obesity is a global epidemic. As the world gets fatter, we begin to see its impact across many aspects of day-to-day life. Obesity is changing the world we live in. Across a wide range of sectors, from the food industry to clothing design we can see the impact of the world’s growing waistline. Perhaps the biggest impact of all is on our physical and psychological health and the effect on the organisations and institutions that support these.

Average: 8 (4 votes)
Oct 3rd 2016

Capacita a profesionales de la salud para educar, identificar y tratar población con síndrome metabólico y riesgo cardiovascular incrementado.

Average: 2.5 (2 votes)
Sep 15th 2016

Ce cours s’adresse aux personnes intéressées par la chirurgie de l’obésité, soit parce que ce traitement est en projet pour elles-mêmes ou pour un proche, soit encore parce que, professionnel de santé, elles voudraient en savoir plus. Ce cours aborde les indications, l’efficacité, les contraintes et les risques, la préparation et les techniques de cette chirurgie.

Average: 10 (1 vote)

Curso para estudiantes y profesionales de la salud en el que se abordan temas de definición y estrategias de detección de la Enfermedad Renal Crónica, su clasificación, riesgos de progresión, riesgo cardiovascular, epidemiología, prevención, establecimiento y progresión del daño renal, y disminución del riesgo cardiovascular.

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Oct 29th 2015

Learn modern biology basics to make more informed voting decisions about controversial scientific issues including genetically modified food, obesity and health care costs.

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Oct 5th 2015

Nudge-it is an multi-disciplinary European research project studying new ways of establishing and reinforcing healthy eating habits. Join us to learn about eating, appetite and obesity.

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Apr 20th 2015

Obesity is a global epidemic and a major contributor to the growing burden of chronic diseases. Preventing and managing obesity is well recognized to be a complex and difficult undertaking in large part due to the multiple influences on weight management. The management of obesity has primarily focused on individual behaviour with little attention to social, cultural and environmental influences.

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Oct 6th 2014

In this open course we will introduce you to science topics that we often hear about in the media and we will talk to an expert to find out more about each one of these topics. This course aims to build awareness and understanding about scientific issues that are important both locally and globally.

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Feb 24th 2014

This course covers the basics of normal nutrition for optimal health outcomes and evidence-based diets for a variety of diseases.

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