Introduction to Nutrition and Food Safety Course - Taipei Medical University

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Discover the importance of nutrition and a balanced diet, and build your understanding of food safety and what foods can harm us.

Explore the effects of food on our health and the importance of a healthy diet

What, and how much, we eat has an enormous impact on our health. But, with confusing packaging and news headlines, it can be hard to know the nutrition facts and what foods could potentially harm us.

On this course, you’ll learn the basics of nutrition and how to incorporate a healthy diet as an adult or an older person.

You’ll also find out about the health problems that can be caused by poor nutritional choices.

Finally, you’ll learn about food safety, and how to identify harmful food additives and the risks they pose to health.

What topics will you cover?

  • Nutrition and longevity
  • Nutrition in adulthood
  • Pesticide residues in food
  • Food adulteration and inspection

When would you like to start?

Most FutureLearn courses run multiple times. Every run of a course has a set start date but you can join it and work through it after it starts.

  • Available now

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to:

  • Describe the nutritional requirements for adults and the elderly.
  • Assess food-related health risks.
  • Record harmful ingredients in foods.

Who is the course for?

This course is for anyone looking to understand nutrition, and no previous experience is required.

Who will you learn with?

Jane Chao

Dr Jane C-J Chao is currently the Professor in the School of Nutrition and Health Sciences, and Adjunct Professor in the Master Program in Global Health and Development at Taipei Medical University.

Yi-wen Chien

Professor, Department of Nutrition & Health Sciences, College of Nutrition, Taipei Medical University.



Yu-Chen Hou

Hi, I am Yu-Chen and currently an assistant professor of the Master Program in Food Safety at Taipei Medical University, Taiwan.



Yung-Kun Chuang

Dr Chuang is an Assistant Professor at Taipei Medical University. His research interests include food analysis, spectroscopy and spectral imaging, computer simulation and control, mass spectrometry.

Who developed the course?

Taipei Medical University

Taipei Medical University (TMU) has been a leader in Taiwan’s healthcare system for over half a century due to its research, teaching excellence, internationalization and outstanding medical service.

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Last updated Sep 2020

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