Does the fact that half of all Dutch people are overweight concern you? And that this leads to an increase in chronic diseases, such as diabetes, and a higher risk of developing severe symptoms if they become infected with Covid-19? And do you want to do something about large health differences across different groups, based on their educational level and socio-economic status? The 20-week minor ‘Creating a Healthy Food Environment’, will help you contribute to a healthier world.
In this video the client, a lecturer and a student tell you more about their experiences during the minor Creating a healthy food environment.
This minor focuses on creating healthier food environments. Over the course of 20 weeks, this programme challenges you to develop, apply and/or evaluate a strategy to do so. This includes topics like:
You will gather information on issues such as nutrition and health, food environment, legislation and roles of the relevant stakeholders. And you will dive into the opinions about nutrition and health of the various relevant stakeholders (government, food sector, social organisations). On that basis, you will form your individual critical opinion. The 20-week programme includes: interdisciplinary project work, guest lectures by government experts, the food sector, social organisations and knowledge institutions.
You will learn how to:
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