Food as Medicine - PDM1132

Food as Medicine

Professional development short course

This course introduces the concept of food as medicine. You will explore how food can be important both in preventative health and as an aid in the management of certain chronic diseases today, in the past and in the future. You will also learn about what’s in food that gives it the potential to improve our health and how to recognise which types of foods are essential for health and wellbeing, and how food can play an important role in treating/preventing disease.

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Below are the commencement dates for each 2021 iteration:

1 March 2021
7 June 2021
18 October 2021


3 Weeks 4 hours per week





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