Food as Medicine By Monash University

The food we eat is medicinal but we can take out time to understand how each food helps our daily health. If you want to understand the power of nutrition, this 3-week course will teach you about the role of food in improving health.

Topics Covered

  • History of food as medicine
  • Food and its role in prevention and treatment
  • Macronutrients, micronutrients, phytochemicals and antioxidants
  • Nutrition complexities and controversies, and the importance of evidence
  • Food and the gut
  • Food and the brain
  • Foods, fertility and pregnancy
  • Food and weight
  • Food and our genome
  • Public health nutrition guidelines

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