Course provided by Future Learn

Study type: Online

Starts: Anytime

Price: Free

Overview

Discover the effect nutrition has on humans throughout their lives

Have you ever wondered how what you eat affects your health? Nutrition plays a key role in human health and disease prevention. On this course, you will explore the food health crisis of modern times, and learn how nutrition can help humans experience longer and healthier lives.

This course will explore the foundation of nutrition and metabolism in the human body, and teach you how to assess a healthy nutrition plan. You will also be introduced to nutrition recommendations for different ages and stages of life, including for breastfeeding mothers and those living with disease.

What topics will you cover?

  • The health crisis that many modern people are facing.
  • The importance of breastfeeding & dietary suggestions for breastfeeding mothers.
  • The importance of glutamine: how does it affect our health?
  • Introduction to health foods and nutrition supplements.

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 designed for anyone with an interest in how nutrition affects the human body.

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.