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What comes next: week 2 and beyond

In this article, we describe the topics and structure of the second week of the course
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How can we find new superfoods?

This week we introduced many concepts linked to superfoods, and we started to explore the scientific research linked to some of them – notably, pre and probiotics.

But, as we have seen, superfoods are not special foods, and we can find “super” characteristics in many “traditional” ingredients. This indeed was the case for quinoa, once only grown and consumed in the Andean regions, and now one of the most widely consumed superfoods.

Next week, we will explore some alternatives to famous superfoods, and go through some sources of food composition datasets, in which you will be able identify new superfoods and share your findings with your fellow learners.

We will also explore gluten-free diets and the properties of a specific gluten-free grain.

See you all next week !

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