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Superfoods: Myths and Truths

EIT Food and Università di Torino via FutureLearn

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Explore the definition and impact of superfoods

Goji berries, quinoa, amaranth and green tea are all foods that have been labelled ‘superfoods’. But what does this superfood label actually mean?

On this course you will learn about the definition of a ‘superfood’. You will consider the biological, neuroscientific and social aspects of superfoods. Developing your critical abilities, you will also evaluate the impact of the superfood phenomenon on society and the economy.

This activity has received funding from EIT Food, the innovation community on Food of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), a body of the EU, under the Horizon 2020, the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation

This course is for anyone interested in diet, psychology, health and ‘superfoods’. You don’t need any previous experience.

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Alessandro Cicerale

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