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Follow food’s fascinating journey from the farm to your body and explore new food technologies and nutrition around the world.
|👨💼 Sponsor: University of Leeds|
|📚 Field: Nutrition|
|🌐 Host: FutureLearn|
|🎓 Mode: Online|
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Discover the science of food and understand the value of nutrition in our diets
In this course, you’ll learn how food science and nutrition helps us to understand and study the fascinating world of food.
You’ll explore the food supply chain and learn how food processing can make food healthier.
You’ll examine how new food technologies are revolutionising food production and how new products are developed.
You’ll also explore how nutritional needs vary in different countries and how policies on nutrition are developed.
Through case studies, you’ll understand the importance of micro and macronutrients and explore what happens to food whilst it’s in your body.
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Who is the course for?
The course is part of the Going to University collection and completing it can help improve your university application by broadening your understanding of food science and nutrition and developing your independent learning skills.
The course can also be used as a teachers’ classroom enrichment resource.
The material could also be included in biology, chemistry, physics, or engineering classes.
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