EIT Food online course: The Truth Behind Food Headlines

Learn how to find reliable, scientific information about food and nutrition and identify the truth behind food headlines.

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What topics will you cover?

  • How to analyse a headline by understanding the biases that we, as readers, bring to our understanding of food and nutrition stories.
  • Become familiar with the journalist’s perspective, the agenda behind the story and the hooks used to make readers interested.
  • Discover how to find out about the original science the story is based on and understand how to interpret the results of the research.
  • Learn about the regulations surrounding food and nutrition and where to find reliable sources of information.
  • Understand the processes of publishing scientific articles
  • Use tools that help identify unreliable sources of information