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Certificate of Achievement

Randal Oulton

has completed the following course:

Superfoods: Myths and Truths

EIT Food and University of Turin

This online course covered how superfoods differentiate from functional foods and similar food items, the molecules contained in superfoods, the role of superfoods in our diet, and the potential dangers connected to superfoods intake.

4 weeks, 3 hours per week

Maarten van der Kamp

Director of Education

EIT Food

Alessandro Cicerale


University of Turin


Learning outcomes

  • Explain what the "superfood" label means
  • Describe the role of superfoods and their alternatives in a healthy diet
  • Compare nutritional values of “superfoods” and some of their alternatives
  • Reflect on the social aspects of superfoods production
  • Describe some mechanisms through which superfoods can be beneficial for our health


  • What is a superfood?
  • Are superfoods different from functional foods and nutraceuticals?
  • How can we critically evaluate superfoods and their role in our diet?
  • Are there dangers connected to superfoods intake?
  • Can superfoods have a role in special diets?

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Issued on 12th September 2020

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Free online course:

Superfoods: Myths and Truths

EIT Food