Food and nutrition have a profound impact on our health and well-being, yet many of us are not aware of what foods to eat, which diets are healthy, and where our food originates. We eat toxic, irradiated, or genetically altered foods, and we eat more than we need. How can we change our eating habits and become more conscious of what we eat, why we eat it, how it is prepared, and what consequences our food choices have on our health as well as the health of our planet? This certificate provides an overview of the role of food and nutrition choices on our bodies, our immune systems, our overall well-being, and the health of all sentient beings on an increasingly populated planet.
This certificate provides a holistic overview of current food and nutrition issues and their impact of physical, social, emotional, and spiritual health.
16.00 Contact Hours
Participants: This certificate is relevant for registered nurses, nurse practitioners, licensed vocational or practical nurses, nursing assistants, social workers, occupational, recreation, physical, or respiratory therapists, administrators, psychologists, personal care assistants, volunteers, physicians, chiropractors, clergy, or physical fitness professionals.
The Food, Nutrition, and Health Certificate consists of a total of 9 courses:
- Botanicals, Herbs, and Herbalism
- Current Issues in Nutrition
- Food Labels: Deciphering the Mysteries
- Natural Sweeteners: Healthy Options for your Sweet Tooth
- Nutrition and Health: What’s the Connection
- Nutrition, Stress, and Immune Function
- Obesity in America: A Public Health Epidemic
- Probiotics: Silent Partners in Health
- Spiritual Nutrition: The Global Consequences of Food Choices
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Requirements: Internet access, e-mail, and Firefox, Internet Explorer (9.0 or above), Google Chrome, or Safari web browsers, Adobe PDF plug-in. Certificate program must be completed within six weeks of the start date.
You will need to create a login for your online classroom upon registration. Go to www.ed2go.com/ksuconed. Find your course by browsing the catalog or using the search bar. Click the 'Add to Cart' button (this site does not accept payments - you will not be charged here). Select your start date and then create a Username and Password. You must pass the final exam in all lessons with a score of 80 or higher AND complete the Evaluation Form in order to receive your Certificate of Completion.
If you have questions about this course, please contact the online coordinator at 470-578-3114 or email@example.com.