Food as Medicine

Gary Williamson, Monash University

How can we use food as medicine?

This course introduces the concept of 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. You will also learn about what’s in food that gives it the potential to improve our health and how to recognise which types of foods are essential for health and wellbeing, and how food can play an important role in treating/preventing disease.

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.

AfN Certified Course

This course has been certified by the Association for Nutrition. It meets AfN standards for nutrition training of individuals working at Level 1 on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF).

What does AfN Certification say about this course - please visit the Association for Nutrition website.

Please note completion of this course does not lead to registration on the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists nor does it equip any individual to practice ethically as a nutritionist.

BDA Endorsed Course

BDA endorsement applies only to the educational content of the learning activity. Completion of this course does not provide you with qualifications to practice as a nutritionist or dietitian.

Dates:
  • 1 March 2021
  • 25 January 2021
  • 9 November 2020
  • 8 June 2020
  • 9 March 2020
  • 4 November 2019
  • 1 July 2019
  • 4 March 2019
  • 8 October 2018
  • 2 July 2018
  • 26 February 2018
  • 23 October 2017
  • 17 July 2017
  • 13 March 2017
  • 24 October 2016
  • 2 May 2016
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  • Language: English Gb

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