Delve into the relationship between diet and disease and the role of a plant-based diet in disease prevention. Learn to apply nutrition science to understand how food can be used to manage and prevent non-communicable and neurodegenerative diseases.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Recognize the relationship between diet and disease
- Identify the role of plant-based diets in disease prevention
- Apply plant-based nutrition science to manage and prevent non-communicable and neurodegenerative disease
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- This course is intended for adult learners who are at least 18 years of age.
- There are no prerequisites for this course.
- You may take this as an individual course or choose to complete the certificate.
- You can expect to spend 5-6 hours per week to complete the course material, activities, discussions and assignment.
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*It is recommended that you complete Introduction to Plant-Based Diets before selecting other courses in the certificate.
Each week you will engage in a discussion question that examines evidence-based research and apply what you are learning to diets. The course concludes with a project-based assignment that assists you in the implementation of a plant-based diet.
- Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition, College of Applied Human Sciences
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate : Required Courses
*Course details are subject to change.