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Nutrition for Health and Sustainability

Published: Tuesday, July 27, 2021

New free online course, titled Nutrition for Health and Sustainability aiming to empower the future and current generation of medical professionals, specifically targeted for medical students.

Dr Savino Sciascia from MedInTO-Medicine and Surgery-  has been directly involved in the design and contents production for this course, with a specific focus on the impact of food and diets on chronic diseases.

The course has been designed with and for medical students and content has been produced by educators from the University of Turin, the University of Reading, the University of Hohenheim, the University of Groningen, IMDEA Food Institute and the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), in collaboration with experts from the Harvard Medical School (Dr. Walter Willet) and the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA).

You’ll build your understanding of the relationship between food and disease. You’ll also reflect on the possible biological, social, and psychological causes of unhealthy eating patterns, and interpret the importance of evidence-based nutrition.

To subscribe, please visit the Course Webpage at

Participation will be recognised as Elective Activity - 1 CFU (Please note: New rules to record training activities).

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