Introduction to Nutrition and Food Safety
Duration 4 weeks
Weekly study 2 hours
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Explore the effects of food on health
What, and how much, we eat has an enormous impact on our health. But with confusing packaging and news headlines it can be hard to know how to eat well and what foods could potentially harm us.
On this course you will learn the basics of nutrition for staying healthy as an adult and as an older person. You will also learn about the health problems that can be caused by poor nutritional choices. Finally you will learn how to identify harmful food additives and the risks they pose to health.
What topics will you cover?
- Nutrition and longevity
- Nutrition in the adulthood
- Pesticide residues in food
- Food adulteration and inspection
When would you like to start?
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Who is the course for?
This course is for anyone looking to understand nutrition, you don’t need any previous experience.
Who will you learn with?
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