FOOD AS MEDICINE
Discover the role of food in health, apply nutrition science and explore how food can be used as medicine for you and your family.
How can we use food as medicine?
You will explore how food can be important both in preventative health and as an aid in the management of certain chronic diseases today, in the past and in the future.
What you will achieve
This course will have broad general interest appeal to everyone interested in food, nutrition and health. But it will be of particular interest to healthcare professionals who are looking to have more evidenced-based information, to assist them in providing food-based recommendations to their patients.
Our Bundled Course
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In this course, you'll learn to understand the importance of BMI, its limitations and other associated multiple detrimental health risk of obesity.ENROLL NOW
Uncovering the underlying causes of adult obesity
In this course, you'll learn how lifestyle behaviour, genetics, sociodemographic psychological, environmental and health-related factors can cause adult obesity.ENROLL NOW
Understanding the role of food and nutrition in reducing obesity
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How lifestyle modification can treat obesity
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