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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’.

Nutrition and Health: Food Safety (edX)

Learn about bacteria, pesticides and health hazards present in food. Everyday reports of food scandals and recalls are published. One day it's scary bacteria in meat, and another day it's dangerous pesticides in fruits. According to some, meat needs to be cooked well to prevent food-borne illness while others [...]

Tourism and Climate Change (edX)

Join this online course and understand how tourism and climate change are inextricably connected. Strategically position yourself, and your organisation, and address the causes and challenges of climate change that we are facing now and in the future. Climate change, global warming, extreme weather, a rising sea level; we [...]

Nutrition, Exercise and Sports (edX)

Learn about Nutrition, Exercise and Sports and understand how nutrition can support exercise and sports performance. Are you involved in sports and do you want to have a better understanding of the role of nutrition on performance and health? Do you want to learn whether certain nutritional strategies could [...]

Nutrition, Heart Disease and Diabetes (edX)

Discover the latest insights on the importance of nutrition and lifestyle in the development and treatment of cardiovascular diseases and diabetes mellitus in the online open course Nutrition, Heart disease and Diabetes. Learn about the role of nutrition in relation to diseases of the circulatory system and diabetes, which [...]

Nutrition and Cancer (edX)

Discover the latest insights on the role of diet, nutrition and lifestyle in the prevention, occurrence and progression of cancer. Is cancer partly preventable through a healthy diet? Cancer has overtaken cardiovascular disease (CVD) as the leading cause of death in many parts of the world. It causes one [...]

Sustainable Tourism: Society & Environmental Aspects (edX)

Gain the skills and knowledge to drive sustainability in the largest industry worldwide: tourism! Understand the scope next to social and environmental implications of growth in this exciting field of study. Tourism is already one of the world’s largest industries and it's still experiencing incredible growth. Industries of major [...]

Nutrition and Health: Human Microbiome (edX)

Learn how you can impact your health by balancing your gut health; how your microbiome together with your diet can improve normal gut function. A balanced microbiome and nutritional intake can avoid disorders like IBS, obesity and diabetes.

Nutrition and Health: Micronutrients and Malnutrition (edX)

Learn about malnutrition and micronutrients and how they impact human health. There is an overload of information about nutrition and health, but what is the truth and what can you do to improve the health of your patients? Learn more about nutrition and how our diet profoundly impacts our [...]

Nutrition and Health: Macronutrients and Overnutrition (edX)

Learn the fundamentals of nutrition and its impact on human health. There is an overload of information about nutrition and health, but what is the truth and what can you do to improve the health of your patients? Learn more about nutrition and how our diet profoundly impacts our [...]