The science of plant-based diets: Enhancing healthspan and lifespan

  • Group Copy 5 8 modules
  • 20 hours
  • £399

Course overview

A comprehensive online course that explores the impact of plant-based diets on health and longevity. This course covers the nutritional foundations, scientific evidence, and practical applications of plant-based eating for enhancing healthspan and lifespan. Designed for students, nutritionists, healthcare professionals, and anyone interested in optimising their health, the course progresses from basic concepts to advanced topics, providing a thorough understanding of how plant-based diets can promote overall well-being.

What you’ll learn

  • Introduction to plant-based diets
  • Key nutrients and bioactive compounds
  • Health benefits of plant-based diets
  • Enhancing healthspan and lifespan
  • Planning and implementing a plant-based diet
  • Scientific evidence and research
  • Regulatory, ethical, and environmental considerations
  • Future directions in plant-based nutrition

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, you should have acquired the necessary knowledge which will enable you to:

  • Understand the basic principles and nutritional foundations of plant-based diets.
  • Identify and describe the key nutrients and bioactive compounds found in plant-based foods.
  • Analyse the health benefits and mechanisms of action of plant-based diets.
  • Evaluate the scientific evidence supporting the role of plant-based diets in enhancing healthspan and lifespan.
  • Assess the methods for planning and implementing a balanced and nutritious plant-based diet.
  • Discuss the regulatory, ethical, and environmental considerations related to plant-based diets.
  • Apply knowledge of plant-based nutrition in clinical practice, research, and personal health.

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