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Introduction to Nutrition for Health and Sustainability

EIT Food
Belgium, Leuven
Tuition fee FREE

Overview

This course was developed by 6 top European Universities together with EIT Food and International Federation of Medical Students Associations to give you over the course : An Introduction to Nutrition for Health and Sustainability.

Start date

30/11/2020

Learn about:

  • Sustainable nutrition and health
  • Diets and dietary trends
  • Nutrition through life
  • The relationship between food and disease
  • Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) and eating patterns

Who should join the course

  • Students currently studying medicine (at any level).

Learning objectives and outcomes

Once completed, participants will be able to:

  • Identify healthy diets and dietary patterns
  • Reflect on the possible causes (biological, social, psychological) of unhealthy eating patterns.
  • Explore the current healthy guidelines and understand how they can be applied to different population groups
  • Identify how and which types of foods are essential for health and wellbeing and play an important role in treating/preventing disease.
  • Explore the relationship between food, nutrition, diets and human health at different life stages

Course structure

  • 8 learning hours
  • 45 steps spread over 2 weeks
  • Conversation is encouraged in all steps, with course educators and other participants

Course session

  • The course will be faciliated by experts from the 30/11/2020 to the 13/12/2020
  • Participants will be asked to provide feedbacks on the course

Programme structure

This online course is spread over 2 weeks, but learning times can be flexible. Participants can learn at their own pace, on any device. The course consists of videos, articles and several interactive steps.

There is no special requirement to join this course.
Note that you can register for this run of the course until January 15th.

Once registered, you will have unlimited access to the course material.

PLEASE NOTE THAT WE HAVE A LIMITED NUMBER OF SEATS FOR THIS COURSE AND MAY REFUSE LATE REGISTRATION

Apply now! Application Year 2020
This is a rolling intake - applications are accepted all year round.
Studies commence
Nov 30, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Application Year 2020
This is a rolling intake - applications are accepted all year round.
Studies commence
Nov 30, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

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