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Understand the role of nutrition and lifestyle in disease

Professional Certificate in
Nutrition and Disease

What you will learn

  • Role of diet, nutrition and lifestyle in the prevention and progression of cancer, cardiovascular diseases and diabetes mellitus.
  • Develop a critical mind-set in the research fields of nutrition and disease
  • Determine what information has a solid scientific basis and what is misinformation
  • Better weigh and interpret the information overload about nutrition and disease
  • Understand recommendations for a healthy lifestyle based on the latest scientific evidence
Expert instruction
2 skill-building courses
Progress at your own speed
3 months
6 - 8 hours per week
For the full program experience

Courses in this program

  1. WageningenX's Nutrition and Disease Professional Certificate

Meet your instructors
from Wageningen University & Research (WageningenX)

Fränzel van Duijnhoven
Dieuwertje Kok
Marianne Geleijnse
Leanne Küpers
Marco Mensink PhD
Ellen Kampman

Experts from WageningenX committed to teaching online learning

Program endorsements

The World Cancer Research Fund global network greatly values the Professional Certificate Program in Nutrition and Disease. We believe it provides professionals with crucial insight into the significant role of diet and lifestyle in the prevention and survival of cancer. This is vital for anyone working in the field of health, nutrition and cancer.

Panagiota Mitrou , Director of Research Funding & Science External Relations, World Cancer Research Fund International

Also in Food & Nutrition at edX


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