Course provided by Future Learn

Study type: Online

Starts: Anytime

Price: Free

Overview

Explore the effects of food on our health and the importance of a healthy diet

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 the nutrition facts and what foods could potentially harm us.

On this course, you’ll learn the basics of nutrition and how to incorporate a healthy diet as an adult or an older person.

You’ll also find out about the health problems that can be caused by poor nutritional choices.

Finally, you’ll learn about food safety, and 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?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

  • Available now

Who is the course for?

This course is for anyone looking to understand nutrition, and no previous experience is required.

Who developed the course?

Taipei Medical University

Taipei Medical University (TMU) has been a leader in Taiwan’s healthcare system for over half a century due to its research, teaching excellence, internationalization and outstanding medical service.