World Food Day: Free Online Courses In Food And Nutrition

World Food Day is observed on October 16 across the world. Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), a specialised agency under the United Nations, celebrates the World Food Day every year on October 16 which is also the foundation date of the organisation. The FAO hosts numerous events across the world to commemorate the day because it is a chance to show the commitment towards achieving Zero Hunger by 2030.

When the importance of food and nutrition is at an all-time high across the world, people have started giving a special position to food and nutritional habits. Here are the best free online courses in food and nutrition you should not miss on this World Food Day.

 

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Nutrition And Health – Food Risks: Wageningen University & Research

The registered candidates will learn about bacteria, pesticides and health hazards present in food.
They will also learn about why zero hazard does not exist and ways to reduce hazards in food. This is a ten-week course and one has to devote at least 6 to 8 hours per week. A registered candidate can pay $49 USD (approx. INR 3599) for a verified certificate.

Sustainable Food Security – Food Access: Wageningen University & Research

The course will benefit the true beginners who want to learn about the basics of food access decision-making. Candidates will learn about how food manufacturing has changed during the past century. This is a six-week course and one has to devote at least 6 to 8 hours per week. A registered candidate can pay $49 USD (approx. INR 3599) for a verified certificate.

Food For Thought: McGill Institute

This is a course where the candidates will learn a scientific framework for understanding food and its impact on health and society from past to present. It will provide information on the main nutritional components of a healthy diet besides issues around food production and health. This is a ten-week course and one has to devote at least 3 to 5 hours per week. A registered candidate can pay $49 USD (approx. INR 3599) for a verified certificate.

The Science Of Weight Loss – Dispelling Diet Myths: The University Of Newcastle, Australia

In this course, candidates will learn about the nutritional composition of different foods. According to the sources, one will learn about the key weight management concepts including measuring body composition, calories and kilojoules, energy density, portion size, and metabolic rate. This is a six-week course and one has to devote at least 2 to 3 hours per week. A registered candidate can pay $49 USD (approx. INR 3599) for a verified certificate.

The Health Effects Of Climate Change: Harvard University

The course will provide all the information about climate change's impacts on nutrition, migration, and infectious diseases. One will also learn about strategies to mitigate and adapt to the health impacts of climate change. This is a seven-week course and one has to devote at least 3 to 5 hours per week. A registered candidate can pay $49 USD (approx. INR 7269) for a verified certificate.

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