Vegetarian Nutrition Online CE Course-6th Edition
Online CourseCourse components are delivered online and include a continuing education exam.
Vegetarian Nutrition Online CE Course provides valuable information for fitness professionals and nutritionists who work with vegetarian clients. It helps you understand why some people choose a vegetarian dietary regimen and teaches you about the philosophy, nutritional soundness, and risks of meatless diets. This complete course also discusses counseling, myths, fads, pseudotechnology, weight control, and supplementation.
- Explain the nonscientific (i.e., philosophical and religious) rationales for vegetarianism.
- Describe semivegetarian, lacto-ovo-vegetarian, and vegan dietary practices.
- Discuss the relationship of vegetarian dietary practices to risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer, obesity, high blood pressure, and osteoporosis.
- Identify the health benefits of soy foods, phytochemicals, and antioxidants.
- Identify nutritional deficiencies that can occur on some vegetarian diets.
- List dietary recommendations for lacto-ovo-vegetarians and vegans.
- Explain the importance of adequate calcium intake with vegan diets and list sources of calcium.
- Plan lacto-ovo-vegetarian and vegan menus that meet dietary recommendations.
- Explain how labeling requirements aid vegetarians in planning their diets.
- Identify characteristics of nutrition quackery and cite examples of pseudotechnology used by quacks.
- List effective nutrition counseling skills for vegetarians.
- Describe nutrition needs and guidelines for vegetarian women who are pregnant or lactating, vegetarian infants and children, and older vegetarians.
- Describe special dietary considerations for active vegetarians and vegetarians trying to lose weight.
A continuing education course for nutritionists, dietitians, and fitness and allied health professionals.
Table of ContentsChapter 1. Vegetarian Perspectives
Chapter 2. Vegetarian Dietary Practices
Chapter 3. Health Aspects of Vegetarian Diets
Chapter 4. Phytochemicals, Antioxidants & Soy
Chapter 5. Nutritional Risks of Vegetarianism
Chapter 6. Nutritional Recommendations
Chapter 7. Implementing a Vegetarian Diet
Chapter 8. Counseling & Quackery
Chapter 9. Vegetarianism in Special Circumstances
Chapter 10. Fitness & Weight Control