Course Description

Science on the Plate, History on the Side | Explore how food has impacted human history, from our paleolithic origins to the present. Learn some of the chemistry that happens in cooking and processing foods and how those processes affect nutrient availability and flavor. $33 includes $32 fee.

Learner Outcomes

Explore some of the theories about the interrelation between diet and human evolution; Discuss how food has impacted human history; Examine some chemical processes behind processing food and how they are essential to unlocking nutrients; Discover the history behind some specific foods; Discuss the future of feeding the world population.
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