14 MAY 2019

MOOCs | online courses from Wageningen University & Research

Wageningen University & Research offers several free online courses (MOOCs). Knowledge from Alliance projects can also be found in various MOOCs in the topics of health and nutrition. These courses are particularly useful for professionals from different fields related to food and nutrition. For example dietitians, epidemiologists, health promotion staff, doctors, health policy makers, nutrition officers, biologists and nutrition experts.

MOOCs | online courses from Wageningen University & Research

MOOCs provide access to the latest scientific knowledge and are made by top professors from Wageningen University & Research. You can start immediately after registration. 


Find here an overview of various MOOCs on the theme of nutrition:

Nutrition and Disease: Nutrition and Cancer

Can the risk of cancer be reduced by healthy nutrition and/or lifestyle? Does nutrition play a role in cancer treatment? Do ex-cancer patients benefit from certain nutrition in their recovery? Subscribe to this free online course Nutrition and Cancer and learn more about the role of nutrition in the originating, progression and treatment of cancer. Discover cancer and nutrition from the perspective of a pathologist, epidemiologist, patient, dietician, surgeon, scientist and pharmacy and discover the scientific evidence that underlies dietary guidelines.

Check out the trailer for this MOOC made in Gelderse Vallei Hospital

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Nutrition and Disease: Nutrition, Heart disease and Diabetes

Discover the latest insights on the importance of nutrition and lifestyle in the development and treatment of cardiovascular diseases and diabetes mellitus in the online open course Nutrition, Heart disease and Diabetes.  You will learn about current progress in research on diabetes, cardiovascular disease and other cardiometabolic disorders and you will discover how these cardiometabolic diseases can be prevented in individuals and populations through lifestyle and dietary modifications.

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Nutrition and Health: Human Microbiome

Your body is not only made up of human cells, but also by trillions of bacteria, fungi and viruses. Together they make up the human microbiome and have a tremendous impact on your health. For example, what you eat and drink affects the microbiome.
In this course, you will learn how the human microbiome plays an important role in maintaining normal gut function, digesting certain nutrients, early life development, behavior and, disorders like irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), obesity and diabetes.

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Nutrition and Health: Macronutrients and Overnutrition

This introductory nutrition course addresses the relationship between nutrition and human health with a focus on health problems related to overnutrition. You will learn how macronutrients are absorbed, stored, and metabolized for energy, and you will gain a contemporary view of how different types of fats, carbohydrates and proteins affect human health. Moreover, the course will cover energy homeostasis and the regulation of bodyweight, and provides ample coverage of the topic of obesity. Finally, it will make you familiar with nutritional research and research methodologies.

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Nutrition and Health: Micronutrients and Malnutrition

The course will address the micronutrient content of foods and will cover the role of the various micronutrients in the body. In addition, it will discuss how suboptimal nutrition may affect human health and will pay particular attention to global hunger and malnutrition.

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