Skip to main navigationSkip to main content
The University of Southampton
Enabling ServicesPart of Student Services

Free Online Course - Food as Medicine Event

FutureLearn
Date:
24 October 2016
Venue:
Futurelearn - Free Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC)

For more information regarding this event, please email Futurelearn at feedback@futurelearn.com .

Event details

How can we use food as medicine? This free online course introduces the concept of food as medicine. You will explore how food can be important both in preventative health and as an aid in the management of certain chronic diseases today, in the past and in the future. You will also learn about what's in food that gives it the potential to improve our health and wellbeing.

About Futurelearn

Futurelearn offers a diverse selection of courses from leading universities and cultural institutions from around the world. These are delivered one step at a time, and are accessible on mobiles, tablets and desktops so you can fit learning around your life. They believe learning should be an enjoyable, social experience, so courses offer the opportunity to discuss what you're learning with others as you go, helping you make fresh discoveries and form new ideas.

Futurelearn is a private company wholly owned by The Open University, with the benefit of over 40 years of their experience in distance learning and online education. Futurelearn has over 89 partners from around the world. They include many of the best UK and international universitites, as well as institutions with a huge archive of cultural and educational materials, such as the British Council, the British Library, the British Museum, and the National Film and Television School.

Futurelearn launched their first courses in September 2013 and since then over 4 million people have joined.

 

 

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we will assume that you are happy to receive cookies on the University of Southampton website.

×