New free online food-related courses – 3

This week there is again a fresh selection of interesting free online food-related courses. Check them out:

The Science of Nutrition

– “Explore the science behind what you eat with this free online course. Are we really what we eat? And how do we know what is in our food? This free online course will look to answer some of these questions, by looking at the science behind nutrition, covering aspects of biology, chemistry and physics. You’ll look at the components of food that are given on food labels and consider how these are processed by the body.”

World of Wine: From Grape to Glass

– “Learn about the principles and practices of how grapes are grown and wine is made. Whether you’re a wine novice or a seasoned oenophile, you’ll learn to confidently describe wine appearance, aroma, flavour and taste.”

“What you’ll learn:
– Evaluate and communicate the various sensory attributes of wine using formal descriptive language
– Explain the structure, growth and development of grapevines and objectives of different vineyard management practices
– Contrast the different winemaking techniques employed in the production of different styles of wine”

Innovation: the Food Industry

– “Learn how innovation has changed the food industry and the way we shop, and think about the global issue of food waste. This course considers the ways in which the food industry has evolved over the past 70 years and has created the industry of convenience we have today.”

Food, Nutrition & Your Health

– “you will learn the basic concepts of nutrition, as well as how to follow a diet that will protect you from various health problems. Starting with the building blocks of basic nutrition, you will learn how these can impact your digestion, energy and health. Find out how eating disorders develop, including the genetic, cultural and psychological factors involved. Finally, you will learn about various diets, including the social and biological factors that have contributed to their evolution.”

Are you interested in any of these? Have you taken any of them or similar courses? Have you got any tips for other interesting food-related courses? Feel free to share your ideas and tips in comments.

Also, you can check out my previous posts about free online food-related courses, some of them are regularly repeated:

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