Nutrition Science: Food Choice and Behaviour
Gain valuable insights into eating as a behaviour and the impacts this has on health, the environment, and the economy, from the University of Aberdeen.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for anyone interested in food and eating as a form of behaviour.
It will provide an opportunity for professional development within the food sector and to get up to speed with the latest industry knowledge.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Identify the relationship between diet and health and the role of the food sector within this complex system
Explain how to use evidence-based information to assess the impact of food choice on health, environment, and economy
Describe key factors that influence food choice and eating behaviour
Discuss the psychology of eating behaviour and how this is applies to consumer behaviour.
Reflect on learning to discuss a relevant food/beverage example in the food sector, on how an individual food choice or companies food strategy can impact on health, environment, or economy to improve health and reduce risk of a non-communicable disease.