I 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