With approximately 25% of all people in the UK overweight, it is no surprise that diets are some of the most searched topics when using search engines. As there is so much information out there, and almost anyone can make a website, it is extremely important that we take a look at the many different diets and make informed decisions about which diet might be best for us.
This course takes a look at four of the most popular diets: ketogenic, Paleo, Mediterranean and vegan. As you work through the course, you will learn more about the most common diet facts and myths, as well as learn details about some of the most popular diet options. We will examine the details about each of these diets, look at the research supporting them and even share some of the concerns that are necessary to keep in mind, before starting these diets.
What You Will Learn
- The truth about common diet myths
- How the ketogenic diet works and for whom it is best suited
- Why people may have nutritional deficiencies as a result of the Paleo diet
- Why the Mediterranean diet is often highly recommended by doctors
- Why a vegan diet can be difficult to stick to
Benefits of Taking This Course
- Gain full knowledge of some of the most popular diets
- You can choose a diet that is right for you, based on a number of factors
- Learn about basic nutrition
- Gain confidence, knowing that you are aware of the difference between the facts and the myths
Who can take the course?
Anyone who has an interest in learning more about this subject matter is encouraged to take the course. There are no entry requirements to take the course.
What is the structure of the course?
The course is broken down into 5 individual modules. Each module takes between 20 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although you are free to spend as much or as little time as you feel necessary on each module, simply log in and out of the course at your convenience.
Where / when can I study the course?
You can study the course any time you like. Simply log in and out of the web based course as often as you require. The course is compatible with all computers, tablet devices and smart phones so you can even study while on the move!
Is there a test at the end of the course?
Once you have completed all modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.
What is the pass mark for the final test?
The pass mark for the test is 70%. If you don’t pass the test first time you will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times you can take the test. All test retakes are included within the price of the course.
When will I receive my certificate?
Once you have completed your test you can log in to your account and download/print your certificate any time you need it.
How long does it take to complete the course?
We estimate that the course will take about 3 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.
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Exams Included: Yes
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