Food as medicine

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Food as medicine Presentations?

Bible4health Missions introduces the concept of food as medicine presentations. You will explore how food can be important both in preventative health and as an aid in the management of certain chronic diseases today, in the past and in the future. You will also learn about what’s in food that gives it the potential to improve our health and how to recognise which types of foods are essential for health and wellbeing, and how food can play an important role in treating/preventing disease.

Our presentations have broad general interest appeal to everyone interested in food, nutrition and health. But it will be of particular interest to individuals who are looking to have more evidenced-based information, to assist them in overcoming the current health conditions using food-based formula programs to overcome disease.

Presentations At Glance

Premises: Old Drill Hall in Worksop

Length: 3 weeks
Effort: 4 hours/week
Subject: Food as Medicine
Institution: Bible4health Missions
Languages: English
Price: £250 per person (For Handouts, Samples, Food and Demonstrations)       

Price : 100: Person (For handouts, Samples, Food and Demonstrations) At clients Premises

Minimum Attendance: 10 people

Certificate Available: No
Session: Presentations starts in August

Schedules at Old Drill hall:  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays

Providers’ Details

Bible4health Missions is one of Australia’s leading universities ranked in the world’s top 1% (Times Higher Education World University Rankings). Bible4health Missions was established in Melbourne, Australia in 1958. In little more than 50 years, the University has become Australia’s largest university, earning an enviable national and international reputation for research and teaching excellence. Monash University is the youngest member of the Group of Eight, the coalition of Australia’s most prestigious research-intensive universities.

About This Course

This free online course introduces the concept of food as medicine. You will explore how food can be important both in preventative health and as an aid in the management of certain chronic diseases today, in the past and in the future. You will also learn about what’s in food that gives it the potential to improve our health.

Why Take This Course?

This is a free online course. This MOOC will be offered with Video Transcripts in English.  Applicants can get a verified certificate.

Learning Outcomes

In this course applicants will

  • Learn about what’s in food that gives it the potential to improve our health.
  • Discuss the latest evidence-based nutrition guidelines and unpick some of the current controversies so that you can decide what’s right for you.
  • Explore key body systems, including the brain and the gut, and explore foods that may play a role in the optimal functioning of these systems.
  • Learn how to apply the latest nutrition guidelines to improve personal food choices, nutritional intake and take a modern look at how we can use food as medicine.

Requirements

This course is designed for anyone with an interest in food, nutrition and health and does not require previous knowledge or experience in science, health studies or using food as medicine.

Instructors

Helen Truby

She is a Professor and Head of Department of Nutrition & Dietetics at Monash University.

How To Join This Course

  • Go to the course website link
  • Sign Up At FutureLearn
  • Select a course and Join
  • Once a course has started, applicant will be able to access the course material
  • After the start date, students will be able to access the course by following the Go To Course link on My Courses page.
  • Applicants can buy, to show that they have completed a FutureLearn course.
  • On some FutureLearn courses, learners will be able to pay to take an exam to qualify for a Statement of Attainment. (These are university-branded, printed certificates that provide proof of learning on the course topic(s)).


How can we use food as medicine?

This course introduces the concept of food as medicine. You will explore how food can be important both in preventative health and as an aid in the management of certain chronic diseases today, in the past and in the future. You will also learn about what’s in food that gives it the potential to improve our health and how to recognise which types of foods are essential for health and wellbeing, and how food can play an important role in treating/preventing disease.

Download video: standard or HD

When would you like to start?

  • Date to be announced

What will you achieve?

  • Describe what is meant by the term ‘food as medicine’ and list a number of examples of how foods have been used as medicine in the past.
  • Identify how and which types of foods are essential for health and wellbeing, and play an important role in treating/preventing disease.
  • Identify current evidenced based, nutrition related public health guidelines and apply these to improve personal eating habits and nutritional intake.
  • Identify foods/components of food that have an effect on different body systems, weight and appetite, fertility and pregnancy, and the genome.

Who is the course for?

This course will have broad general interest appeal to everyone interested in food, nutrition and health. But it will be of particular interest to healthcare professionals who are looking to have more evidenced-based information, to assist them in providing food-based recommendations to their patients.

AfN Certified Course

This course has been certified by the Association for Nutrition. It meets AfN standards for nutrition training of individuals working at Level 1 on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF). For information on what AfN Certification says about this course, please visit the Association for Nutrition website.

Please note completion of this course does not lead to registration on the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists nor does it equip any individual to practise ethically as a nutritionist.

BDA Endorsed Course

This course has been endorsed for CPD by the British Dietetic Association (BDA).

BDA endorsement applies only to the educational content of the learning activity. Completion of this course does not provide you with qualifications to practise as a nutritionist or dietitian.