a free, open-access course in diet & nutrition

What are the key elements of a healthy nutritious diet?

What should we keep in mind when we buy our food and plan our meals?

How can we design a balanced diet to prevent deficiencies and excesses, keep us healthy and prevent disease?

How can we maintain a healthy weight?

A well-balanced diet is our best ally to stay healthy, mentally sharp and full of life and energy to max our performance at school, work, the gym or any other project we may be up to.

Dr. Stefano Vendrame (PhD Human Nutrition) will walk us step by step through the science of nutrition in this free, open-access, easy-to-follow series of short lectures

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Here you are, always in a hurry, with a thousand things to do and then some more to worry about, and little time to spend around the kitchen or the grocery store. You have to eat many of your meals out, at the office, the school cafeteria, the restaurant, the deli around the corner...

Chinese takeouts and frozen microwavable ready-to-eat meals have often saved your dinner.

You may think that your lifestyle is totally incompatible with a balanced diet, so you might as well give up. But you are mistaken! Precisely because you are always busy and on the run, you need a good diet as an ally to keep healthy, mentally sharp, and full of life and energy.

You don’t need to spend hours cooking or doing groceries to achieve it. As long as you learn a few basic rules to guide your choices, you will learn that even the pizza place and the Indian takeout are compatible with a well-balanced diet that will help you deal with your stressful lifestyle, keep you healthy and prevent disease. Learn how to accomplish that with NutritionSteps!