assignment Niveau : Introductif
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En résumé

Learn the basics of child nutrition and how to make healthy meals for healthy children and families.

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.

Sous-titres disponibles en Anglais, Croate, Ukrainien, Chinois (simplifié), Néerlandais, Bulgare, Coréen, Russe, Espagnol

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Le programme

Semaine 1 : Why Home Cooking Matters

  • Introduction to Child Nutrition
  • Why Home Cooking Matters
  • Elements of a Healthy Kitchen
  • Cooking Demonstrations
  • Review

Semaine 2 : What Constitutes a Balanced Meal?

  • The Elements of a Balanced Meal
  • Sugar, Hunger and the Glycemic Index
  • Cooking Demonstrations
  • Review

Semaine 3 : From Supermarket to Dinner Table to School

  • Navigating the Supermarket
  • The Dinner Table
  • Cooking Demonstrations
  • Review

Semaine 4 : Sustainable Eating

  • What is Sustainable Eating?
  • Growing a Kitchen Garden
  • Cooking Demonstrations
  • Review

Semaine 5 : Labels, Allergies and Taste

  • Allergies and Taste Preferences
  • Health and Nutrition
  • Cooking Demonstrations
  • Review

Les intervenants

Maya Adam, MD
Stanford School of Medicine

Maya Adam has been teaching at Stanford University since 2009. She also received her BA in Human Biology at Stanford before completing her medical degree at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. Prior to her post-secondary studies, she spent almost 10 years as a professional ballet dancer in Germany. Now, she is the mother of three young boys and lectures on child health and nutrition at Stanford. She spends her free time trampoline-jumping with the children and cooking for family and friends. She also enjoys writing in her spare time and is the author of Food Love Family: A Practical Guide to Child Nutrition. 


Le concepteur

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.

La plateforme

Coursera est une entreprise numérique proposant des formation en ligne ouverte à tous fondée par les professeurs d'informatique Andrew Ng et Daphne Koller de l'université Stanford, située à Mountain View, Californie.

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