Diets Explained — Facts, Trends and Myths
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
The 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 Diets Explained — Facts, Trends and Myths Certification 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 students are free to spend as much or as little time as they feel necessary on each module.
Where / when can the course be studied?The course can be studied study at any time and from any internet connected device
Is there a test at the end of the course?Once you have completed all 5 modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the 5 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%.
What happens if a user fails the test?If the user doesn’t pass the test first time they will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times a test can be taken.
How long does it take to complete the Diets Explained — Facts, Trends and Myths Certification course?We estimate that the course will take about 2.5 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.