Trailer Nutrition and Health Part 2: Micronutrients and Malnutrition

Trailer Nutrition and Health Part 2: Micronutrients and Malnutrition


food to some people it is nearly source of nourishment too many others foods and eating are the basis of a long and healthy life nowadays many people eat too much over nutrition has become a huge public health problem that affect millions of people worldwide at the same time numerous other people throughout the world suffer from food or nutrient shortages and are coping with under nutrition clearly there’s a huge task ahead to improve diatery quality across the world hi my name is Sander Kersten I’m a professor at the Division of Human Nutrition At the Wageningen University in the Netherlands I would like to tell you about a new course that edX is offering after the success of my first Nutrition and Health course Macronutrients and overnutrition I have developed the follow-up class together with my colleagues Guido Hooiveld, Alida Melse and Inge Brouwer In this class we will focus on micronutrients and undernutrition we’ll teach you all about vitamins and minerals what are they where do we find them what do they do in our bodies and what is their impact on our health do we really need all those vitamins and mineral supplements during this course will also focus on global hunger and malnutrition we will address the impact of malnutrition on the global disease burden we’ll look at causes of malnutrition and at strategies to correct it you can follow this class even if you haven’t followed nutrition and health part 1 although a bit of knowledge from our first MOOC would be beneficial it certainly isnt necessary I hope you’re as excited about this new course as I am and that we will be able to welcome you as a participant the course is now open for registration

3 Replies to “Trailer Nutrition and Health Part 2: Micronutrients and Malnutrition

  1. Bedankt Matthias Poortvliet, Robin Palmer en natuurlijk Sander Kersten voor jullie bijdrage aan deze fijne trailer!

  2. Nutrition & Health I has been satisfactory, amazing, fun and over wonderful! So this course is surely going to be excellent as well.

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