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Fundamentals of Plant-Based Vegan Nutrition (Classroom based course)

Course Overview

Award(s)
Certificate of Attendance
Course Code:
TEUS 19.00-21.00 | 6 WEEKS
Fees:
€100

Course Description

The science behind a plant-based diet.

· Role nutrition plays in chronic disease.

· The importance of nutrition at each stage of life.

· Psychological reasons we are drawn to unhealthy foods.

· How government and industry can affect dietary choices.

· Common topics of concern to athletes and fitness enthusiasts, such as protein consumption

· How nutrition and the environment affect gut health and the microbiome

· Addresses the myths and concerns surrounding vegetarian and vegan diets

· The components of a whole food plant-based diet.

· How to ensure a whole food plant-based diet is nutritionally complete.

· General overview of the benefits of a plant-based diet for health.

· Plant-based diets for the prevention and treatment of chronic disease such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity.

· The role of plant-based diets for cancer prevention.

· The impact of diet on mental health and well-being and impact of plant-based diets.

· The role of diet and lifestyle in preventing dementia and frailty.

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Participant Profile

Participant Profile

This course would be suitable for individuals with an interest in nutrition and healthy eating, who wish to better understand plant-based nutrition and the vegan lifestyle, as well as learning how to easily transition to a vegan or plant-based diet for optimal health and performance

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