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Food and nutrition

A short self-led online course on different aspects of food and nutrition

2023 Available in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese

Three smiling Guatemalan women, one heavily pregnant, hold bowls of food in a kitchen with wooden walls.

Virginia (left) in Guatemala gives cooking lessons and nutritional advice to a group of women in her home. Photo: Caroline Trutmann Marconi/Tearfund

Course details

English, French, Spanish, Portuguese
45 minutes

What will you gain from the course?

  • An understanding of why good nutrition is important for health and wellbeing.
  • Information about how to eat a balanced diet using locally available food, and advice for how to breastfeed correctly.
  • Knowledge of how to identify and treat malnutrition, including how to make high energy porridge.

Course highlights

Browse course content

  1. Learn about what malnutrition is, how to identify it in children, and how to make high energy porridge to help address it.

  2. Learn about the different food groups and how to source locally-grown food.

  3. Learn about child nutrition, including breastfeeding positions and complementary feeding.

  4. Learn about what the Bible says about eating together, and how to intentionally involve God in our mealtimes.

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What have previous learners said?

  • I have learned that children need to breastfeed within the first hour after birth, and the more the child breastfeed, the more the breastmilk.

    Amadu Ghana
  • It about using an inexpensive way of finding local available food for better nutrition.

    Sepiso Zambia

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