Introduction to Nutrition and Food Safety

Jane Chao, Taipei Medical University

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.

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

Dates:
  • 11 May 2020
  • 9 September 2019
  • 18 March 2019
  • 12 November 2018
  • 23 April 2018
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  • Language: English Gb

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