edX: Nutrition and Health: Micronutrients and Malnutrition

 with  Sander Kersten
There is an overload of information about nutrition and health, but what is the truth and what can you do to improve the health of your patients? Learn more about nutrition and how our diet profoundly impacts our current and future health. This course addresses the relationship between nutrition and human health, with a focus on health problems related to malnutrition.

In this course, Professor Sander Kersten from Wageningen University & Research will explain about the micronutrient (vitamins, minerals, and trace elements) content of foods. You will learn about their role in the body and their impact on our health. Moreover, this course will discuss how suboptimal nutrition may affect human health, with particular attention to malnutrition and global hunger. You will learn about strategies to improve and combat these problems of malnutrition. Finally, the course will make you familiar with nutritional research and research methodologies.

This course is especially useful for health care professionals and people working in the food industry with a non-nutrition background. You will develop a critical mind set by learning to better weigh and interpret information about food, nutrition and health. to improve overall health

This course, NUTR102x, is part of the Food, Nutrition and Health Professional Certificate Program of Wageningen University & Research. Did you already completed Nutrition and Health Part 1? If not, continue learning and learn about macronutrients and overnutrition.
3 Student
Cost Free Online Course
Pace Upcoming
Institution Wageningen University
Provider edX
Language English
Hours 6-8 hours a week
Calendar 7 weeks long

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2 years ago
Sabrina Hogan is taking this course right now.
I love the Nutr101x and nutr102x MOOC from Wageningen university via EdX . Good info covered and lots of videos so you can visually see the info.
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Suleima is taking this course right now, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
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