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Vegetarian Nutrition Course

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  • Provider: ContinuingEducation.com
  • Credits: ACE 0.8 CECs,
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study
  • Course Contains: Book Online Quiz
  • American Council on Exercise

No matter what reasoning clients use for choosing vegan or vegetarian lifestyles, it’s essential for personal trainers to learn the philosophy, nutritional soundness and risks associated with these specialty diets. Explore counseling techniques, common myths and fads associated with vegans and vegetarians, nutrient supplementation options and risks associated with chronic diseases.

 

You will learn:

  • Nonscientific (philosophical or religious) rationales for vegetarianism
  • Characteristics of semi-vegetarians, lacto-ovo-vegetarians and vegans
  • Relationship of vegetarian dietary practices to risk of chronic diseases
  • Nutritional deficiencies that can occur among vegetarians
  • Dietary recommendations for lacto-ovo-vegetarians and vegans, and menus that meet dietary requirements of each
  • Nutritional needs and guidelines for pregnant or lactating vegetarian women, and vegan menus that meet their dietary recommendations
  • Special dietary considerations for active vegetarians and those trying to lose weight
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