Vegetarian Nutrition - AT132-16

Vegetarian Nutrition

by Nancy J Gustafson Luthi, MS, RD, LD, FADA, ELS
AT132-16
(4.7 / 20 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Athletic Training (3.00 hours)

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Summary:

Revised June 2010. Nutrition professionals with vegetarian clients need to learn about the philosophy, nutritional soundness and risks of meatless diets. This complete guide discusses counseling, quackery, myths, fads and pseudotechnology, fitness and weight control, supplementation and much more.  

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • State at least five reasons why some people choose a vegetarian dietary regimen
  • Explain the non-scientific (i.e. philosophical and religious) rationales for vegetarianism
  • Describe semi-vegetarian, lacto-ovo-vegetarian, and vegan dietary practices
  • Discuss the relationship of vegetarian dietary practices to risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer, obesity, high blood pressure and osteoporosis
  • Identify nutritional deficiencies that can occur on some vegetarian diets
  • List dietary recommendations for lacto-ovo-vegetarians and vegans
  • Explain the importance of adequate calcium in vegan diets. List sources of calcium
  • Plan lacto-ovo-vegetarian and vegan menus that meet dietary recommendations
  • Explain how the new labeling requirements will aid vegetarians in planning their diets
  • Identify characteristics of nutrition quackery and cite examples of pseudotechnology used by quacks.
  • List effective nutrition counseling skills for vegetarians
  • Describe nutritional needs and guidelines for vegetarian women who are pregnant or lactating, vegetarian infants and children, and older vegetarians
  • Describe special dietary considerations for active vegetarians and vegetarians trying to lose weight
 
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Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for multiple professions, including dietitians, health educators, athletic trainers, and fitness professionals.
 
Athletic trainers: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
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Relias LLC (formerly OnCourse Learning) is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers (provider #P1000). This program has been approved for a maximum of 3 hours of Category A continuing education. Difficulty level: essential
 
OnCourse Learning is also approved by the Florida Board of Athletic Training (provider # 50-1489).

Course Originally Released on: 6/1/2010
Date of Most Recent Review: 10/1/2012
Course Termination/Update Date: 12/31/2019

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Aaron B - Raleigh, NC  ·  Jun 26, 2019
cool!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Courtney M - Raleigh, NC  ·  Jun 07, 2019
Interesting. Working with vegans and vegetarians this is very applicable
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Hajime T - Houston, TX  ·  Nov 13, 2018
I knew that vegetarian diet is healthy, but I learned very detail this time.
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Sheridan C - Palm Harbor , FL  ·  Dec 28, 2017
slightly out of date information/citations, but a very complete, unbiased picture of vegetarian nutrition including potential nutritional advantages and disadvantages. more information on pediatric athletes on vegan/vegetarian diets would be personally helpful for my practice.
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Elyse W - Wilmington, DE  ·  Dec 01, 2017
Great formation, and review of principles
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