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Eating patterns that begin in childhood affect health and well-being across the lifespan. The culture of eating has changed significantly in recent decades, especially in parts of the world where processed foods dominate our dietary intake. This course examines contemporary child nutrition and the impact of the individual decisions made by each family. The health risks associated with obesity in childhood are also discussed. Participants will learn what constitutes a healthy diet for children and adults and how to prepare simple, delicious foods aimed at inspiring a lifelong celebration of easy home-cooked meals. This course will help prepare participants to be the leading health providers, teachers and parents of the present and future.The text and other material in this course may include the opinion of the specific instructor and are not statements of advice, endorsement, opinion, or information of Stanford University....
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NutritionOrganic FoodFood SafetyFood Science
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Why Home Cooking Matters

A childhood obesity epidemic is facing the USA and many developed nations. Why are so many foods processed, and what can we do to protect our families? We also explore the six basic ingredients every cook should have on hand! ...
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10 vidéos (Total 51 min), 1 lecture, 3 quiz
Video10 vidéos
Food is more than just nutrition 6 min
Why home cooking matters3 min
Why are there so many processed foods?4 min
USDA nutrition guidelines8 min
The Six Ingredients Every Kitchen Needs3 min
Stocking a Kitchen Pantry5 min
Egg-in-a-hole5 min
Smoothie3 min
Vegetable Stir-Fry8 min
Reading1 lecture
Recommended Readings10 min
Quiz3 exercices pour s'entraîner
Why Home Cooking Matters14 min
Elements of a Healthy Kitchen14 min
Why Home Cooking Matters14 min

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What Constitutes a Balanced Meal?

Everything you need to know about what makes up a balanced meal, including fats, carbohydrates, and proteins. Learn tricks for controlling portion sizes while maintaining satisfaction....
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10 vidéos (Total 45 min), 3 quiz
Video10 vidéos
Carbohydrates 5 min
Fats6 min
Proteins3 min
Sugar - Too much of a good thing?3 min
Hunger and the "Glycemic Index" 3 min
How to eat in moderation4 min
Oatmeal2 min
Homemade Pasta Sauce 7 min
Almond Cake 3 min
Quiz3 exercices pour s'entraîner
The Elements of a Balanced Meal30 min
Sugar, Hunger and the Glycemic Index22 min
What Constitutes a Balanced Meal?22 min

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From Supermarket to Dinner Table to School

Tricks for navigating the supermarket and shop for vegetables. Why the family meal is about more than just food; how to pack a quick, healthy lunch for a child and why this is so important; how to shop for fruits and vegetables (and teach children to love them); making over our children's favorite foods, and more healthy treats. ...
Reading
8 vidéos (Total 30 min), 3 quiz
Video8 vidéos
Shopping for vegetables2 min
What are the most nutritious foods? 3 min
Packing a lunchbox2 min
The family meal3 min
Dealing with picky eaters3 min
Chicken Nuggets5 min
Cupcakes4 min
Quiz3 exercices pour s'entraîner
Navigating the supermarket16 min
The Dinner Table6 min
From Supermarket to Dinner Table to School20 min

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Sustainable Eating

How to make choices that are good for you and the planet. Understand the difference between local, organic, and sustainable. Also, gardening as a way of getting children excited about fresh foods....
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9 vidéos (Total 40 min), 3 quiz
Video9 vidéos
What does "organic" mean?2 min
What does "locally grown" mean? 2 min
Healthy People = Healthy Planet5 min
Growing a kitchen garden with Rita Bottini5 min
Growing a kitchen garden1 min
Fish 4 min
Soups7 min
Steam vegetables 2 min
Quiz3 exercices pour s'entraîner
What is Sustainable Eating?12 min
Growing a Kitchen Garden12 min
Sustainable Eating34 min
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par ZPOct 7th 2015

This course is immensely informative, as well as fun! I loved the way Maya made things simple, with diagrams to accompany all of the the nutrition information. I hope she does more courses like these!

par RHSep 17th 2017

very useful and practical course.. it boosts my positive energy to cook more and more in healthy way for my baby coz much love=much healthy.. It inspired me, it's very simple , easy and very healthy..

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Maya Adam, MD

Lecturer
Stanford School of Medicine

À propos de Stanford University

The Leland Stanford Junior University, commonly referred to as Stanford University or Stanford, is an American private research university located in Stanford, California on an 8,180-acre (3,310 ha) campus near Palo Alto, California, United States....

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