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The Principles of Healthy Eating

What is nutrition?, positive effects of a balanced diet, negative effects of a poor diet, twhich foods make up a healthy and balanced diet?

  • Lessons 7 lessons
  • Duration 8 hours
  • 100% online Learn at your own pace
  • Price $49

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
  • Describe components of a healthy diet
  • Apply principles learned to assess their own dietary intake
  • Calculate their own Body Mass Index (BMI)
  • Identify current nutrition controversies
  • Identify principles of healthy eating
  • Develop an understanding of good examples of evidence based research
  • Explore the influences on food choice and eating behaviors
  • Discuss their own views on food and eating

Discover the effect nutrition has on humans throughout their lives

It’s long been known that food choices can both increase the risk of disease as well as help to prevent it.

You’ll investigate the impact that diet can have on decreasing the risk of both cardiovascular disease and cancer. Looking at studies into different types of nutrients and disease, you’ll focus on the effects of fish oils, fibre rich foods such as fruit and vegetables, and vegetarian diets.

What topics will you cover?

  • What is a superfood?
  • Are superfoods different from functional foods and nutraceuticals?
  • How can we critically evaluate superfoods and their role in our diet?
  • Are there dangers connected to superfoods intake?
  • Can superfoods have a role in special diets?

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for anyone interested in better understanding nutrition and how to make effective changes to their own diet.

Who will you learn with? Dr.Serena Martin, dietologist and nutrition expert

We specialize in developing personalized plans to treat all your nutrition-related needs including Weight Loss, Sports Nutrition, Digestive Disorders, Eating Disorders, Hormonal Imbalances, Fertility, Food Intolerances, and Diabetes Education. Unlike many other nutritionists, we cater our plans to fit your unique lifestyle and medical needs.

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