A free online course from the OpenLearn section of the Open University. The link gives you immediate access to begin the course.
8 weeks study
No account required.
(If you do decide to create an account and enrol for free you receive a free statement of participation.)
'Are we really what we eat? How do we know what is in our food? Does it need to be difficult to follow a healthy eating pattern?
This free course, The science of nutrition and healthy eating, will help you to answer these questions. '
Week 1: The basics of food
Week 2: What happens to the food we eat?
Week 3: The importance of hydration
Week 4: What do food labels tell us?
Week 5: Energy from food and sweeteners
Week 6: What do people eat?
Week 7: Food allergy or food intolerance?
Week 8: Taste and psychology