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The University of Turin is one of the largest and most prestigious Italian universities, with about 70,000 students, 4,000 employees, and 1,800 research fellows, encompassing all academic sectors.

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Alimentación: la relación entre la comida, el intestino y el cerebro (FutureLearn)

Oct 4th 2021
Alimentación: la relación entre la comida, el intestino y el cerebro (FutureLearn)
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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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The Human Microbiome (FutureLearn)

Discover what the microbiome is, how it changes throughout your life, and the role it plays in good human health. Learn how a healthy microbiome can combat disease. The microbiome – the microbes that live within the human body – can have a huge impact on human health. As [...]
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Consumer and Environmental Safety: Food Packaging and Kitchenware (FutureLearn)

Discover the importance of kitchenware and packaging that is safe for people and the environment alike. Food safety is highly regulated. Yet, one blind spot is the migration of molecules from contact materials in kitchenware into food. Particular attention needs to be placed on chemicals present at low doses [...]
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Science Communication and Public Engagement (FutureLearn)

Discover the importance of public engagement in science, and learn techniques to share and raise awareness of your research. Define your message and share your findings through social and traditional media. Good science communication ensures the public engage with and understand relevant scientific research. On this course, you will [...]
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Circular Business Models for Sustainable Urban Food Systems (FutureLearn)

Discover how circular business models transform urban food systems to tackle grand challenges through innovative solutions. Explore how circular economy can foster sustainable urban food systems. On this course, you’ll discover how to design and build circular food systems for resilient, smart and sustainable [...]
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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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Farm to Fork: Sustainable Food Production in a Changing Environment (FutureLearn)

Understand how food goes from farm to fork: explore food security, supply chains, food production and agriculture. Discover food supply chains from farm to fork. How does food reach our plates? How is the food industry changing? What threats are there to food supply chains? How can we build [...]
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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 for Thought: The Relationship Between Food, Gut and Brain (FutureLearn)

Jan 4th 2021
Food for Thought: The Relationship Between Food, Gut and Brain (FutureLearn)
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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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