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NUTR101x Introduction to Nutrition Essay

edxI recently completed my first MOOC (Massive open online course) through the EdX platform. The material for the Introduction to Nutrition course was provided by Wageningen University. I learned a lot about nutrition, the three macro-nutrients (proteins, carbs, and fat), and how the body breaks down food. Overall, I had a great experience with the MOOC.

For our final exam, we were asked to critically assess the validity of a food or health claim and to argue in favor or against it. The specific requirements were:  Continue reading