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Nivel principiante

Aprox. 4 horas para completar

Sugerido: 5 weeks of study, 1 hour/week...

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Subtítulos: Árabe (Arabic), Ucraniano, Checo, Alemán (German), Ruso (Russian), Inglés (English), Español (Spanish)...

Habilidades que obtendrás

Health InformaticsNutritionFood SafetyFood Science

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Fechas límite flexibles

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Nivel principiante

Aprox. 4 horas para completar

Sugerido: 5 weeks of study, 1 hour/week...

Inglés (English)

Subtítulos: Árabe (Arabic), Ucraniano, Checo, Alemán (German), Ruso (Russian), Inglés (English), Español (Spanish)...

Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

Semana
1
1 hora para completar

Background on Food & Nutrients

In this section we will examine the social and cultural shifts that have contributed to our modern epidemics of overweight and obesity. We will briefly review the nutrients found in foods, their different functions in the human body and how we can support our own health by choosing wisely from the foods within each category....
6 videos (Total 23 minutos), 1 quiz
6 videos
A Sociocultural History of Obesity3m
Macronutrient Structure & Metabolism4m
Carbohydrate-rich Foods & the Glycemic Index3m
Animal & Plant-based Proteins3m
Dietary Fats & Their Effects on Human Health4m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Section 1 Quiz12m
Semana
2
1 hora para completar

Contemporary Trends in Eating

In this section, we will explore the ways in which highly processed foods differ from real, whole food and the implications of food processing on our health. We’ll also look at how our consumption of sugar has changed in recent decades and explore sensible solutions for people who wish to start eating better. We will also meet Kevin, a middle-aged pre-diabetic man, and find out how a step-wise approach to behavior change helped him change for the better....
5 videos (Total 26 minutos), 1 quiz
5 videos
Trends in Sugar Consumption & Recommendations4m
The Case for Cooking6m
A Case Study: Middle-aged Pre-diabetic Man6m
A Step-wise Approach to Behavior Change2m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Section 2 Quiz14m
Semana
3
21 minutos para completar

Future Directions in Health - Part I

This section focuses on sustainable solutions to the challenge of choosing healthier foods more frequently. Michael Pollan explains his mantra and how we can use it to make better food choices. We also begin to explore practical tips for preparing foods that will support our health and enjoyment....
4 videos (Total 13 minutos), 1 quiz
4 videos
Cooking: Fundamental Ingredients3m
Cooking: Increasing Vegetable Intake2m
Cooking: Sensible Substitutions3m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Section 3 Quiz8m
Semana
4
25 minutos para completar

Future Directions in Health - Part 2

In this section you will find more practical tips for grocery shopping, reading labels and assembling a balanced meal. We also learn more about the most important secret ingredient for success: moderation....
4 videos (Total 15 minutos), 1 quiz
4 videos
Shopping in a Supermarket2m
Reading Nutrition Labels4m
The Importance of Moderation in Maintaining a Healthy Diet4m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Section 4 Quiz10m
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Principales revisiones

por AEJun 22nd 2018

It was an amazing course that allowed for me to be much more conscious of what I was eating and pushed me to strive to achieve a healthier lifestyle. Overall, it was very entertaining and informative!

por TLOct 1st 2016

Extremely interesting course. I feel the material and videos were very easy to absorb and understand. I certainly would recommend this to anyone with an interest in food and how it affects our health.

Instructor

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Maya Adam, MD

Lecturer
Stanford School of Medicine

Acerca de Universidad de Stanford

The Leland Stanford Junior University, commonly referred to as Stanford University or Stanford, is an American private research university located in Stanford, California on an 8,180-acre (3,310 ha) campus near Palo Alto, California, United States....

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