Learn the importance of gut health and how to use more gut-friendly ingredients in your diet with tasty and nutritious recipes
About the course:
On this five-week course, you’ll take a food-first journey towards understanding the role of fibre, probiotics, and prebiotics in gut health.
You’ll learn practical, gut-healthy techniques and how to easily include more gut-supportive ingredients in your diet.
What topics will you cover?
Fibre, fermentation & gut-health is a food-first course that explores key dietary trends that support a healthy gut. This course begins by exploring the basic types of fibre, how much fibre you really need and how to easily increase your daily fibre intake through food.
We’ll then explore why diversity matters when it comes to eating for gut health, as well practical applications for gut healthy cooking techniques such as fermentation, along with delicious recipe guidance and inspiration so that you can begin to integrate more gut supportive foods into your everyday diet.
You’ll also learn about:
Learning on this course:
You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
Classify the different types of fibre and how much you really need daily
Discuss diversity and why it's important for a healthy gut
Identify sources of prebiotics and how to include them in your diet
Identify sources of probiotics and how to include them in your diet
Explore practical applications for gut healthy cooking techniques and fibre-rich recipe inspiration
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for anyone interested in learning about the relationship between diet and gut health.
Whether you’re a healthy eating enthusiast, looking for nutritious meals for the family, or you’re completely new to gut health diets, this course offers a practical guide.
At FutureLearn, we want to inspire learning for life. That’s why we offer a diverse selection of free, high quality online courses and content from some of the world’s leading universities and other outstanding cultural institutions.
Our aim is to connect learners from all over the globe with high quality educators and with each other. We believe learning should be an enjoyable, social experience, with plenty of opportunities to discuss and reflect on what you’ve studied, in order to make fresh discoveries and form new ideas.
Courses are delivered one step at a time and are accessible on mobile, tablet and desktop, so you can fit learning around your life, rather than your life around learning. We are a private company wholly owned by the Open University, with the benefit of over 40 years of their experience in distance learning and online education.
Our partners include over 80 of the best UK and international universities, as well as institutions with a huge archive of cultural and educational material, including the British Council, the British Library, and the British Museum.
Learn to make homemade and healthy indian kraut, pickles and gf kimchi.
Welcome To "Fermented Dairy 101"! This class is a basic introduction to fermenting dairy
In Food Fermentation: The Science of Cooking with Microbes, explore the roles that microbes play in the production, preservation, and enhancement of diverse foods in a variety of culinary traditions, and learn about the history of food fermentations