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Evidence-based Optimal Nutrition:
The Quest for Proof! Online Course 

Learn from the experts: Illuminating the complex world of nutrition research

In today’s world, we are bombarded with food advertisements, promotions, and warnings. Between the juice cleanses, detox diets, and superfoods, it’s easy to lose track of the best dietary patterns supported by solid evidence. Evidence-based Optimal Nutrition: The Quest for Proof!, a self-paced online nutrition course taught by leading experts from the Department of Nutrition at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, will enable you to cut through the confusion and learn the true evidence-base for nutrition.

To start, Dr. Walter Willett will provide a lecture on Dietary Quality and Chronic Disease Prevention. Next, Dr. Frank Hu will present a module on Curbing the Global Obesity Epidemic: From Science to Policy. Finally, Course Director Dr. Eric Rimm will teach a module on Popular Diets: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. Information from these leading experts will enable registered dietitians, health professionals, and the general public alike to gain an in-depth understanding of the evidence-base for nutrition, as well as skills to assess nutrition evidence. To read more details about the course, please visit our About The Course and Before You Begin pages.