Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course

    • Your note

    • Additional note - summary of nutrients

  • 2

    Overview of nutrition and nutrients

    • Overview of nutrition and nutrients

  • 3

    Digestive system

    • Digestive process - how it works

  • 4

    Maintaining a balanced diet

    • Maintaining a balanced diet

  • 5

    Calories and energy

    • Calorie and energy expenditure

    • Hormones and energy expenditure

    • Daily calorie allowance and BMI

  • 6

    Water as nutrient

    • Introduction to hydration

  • 7

    Test your understanding

    • Test your understanding of the course. You must pass all. Good luck!


Professor Azhar Easa

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Azhar Easa

Professor Azhar has been teaching food sciences for the last 27 years. His main research interest is "sustainability-led functional food". He is also actively engaged as a consultant to various industries that manufacture functional foods and beverages.

Know your food, know your health

The connections between diet and disease have become more apparent. But you increasingly rely on outside foods - prepared by someone else, with their ideas of nutrition and wellness. And you have been spending less and less time in the kitchen. Don't you think it is time you take matters into your own hands and drive your health forwards?