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Plant-Based Nutrition Basics for Optimal Health and Weight Loss

Course ID:
WL2078-16
Price:
$27.00 (GST included)
Status:
CANCELLED
Location:
Cartwright PS
Tutor:
Eve Nguyen
Sessions:
1 session of 2.5 hours
Time:
10:00am-12:30pm
Starts:
Saturday, 28 June 2014
Finishes:
Saturday, 28 June 2014

More and more people are becoming vegetarian, vegan, flexitarian and even nutritarian. If you are wanting to know what foods to include in your meat-free diet to obtain optimal health then this course is for you! Learn about the foods that provide key nutrients required in everyone's diet. Gain an insight into how you can incorporate these foods into recipes and your weekly menu. Gain tips into how you can optimise your diet for weight loss. Plant-based diets have largely been studied for their health benefits such as reductions in high blood pressure, reductions in cholesterol, improved digestive health, reductions in certain cancers, better weight management and reductions in diabetes. Learn more about this research and learn how to optimise your diet for improved health, vitality, energy and maximum health benefits. No concession.

Agenda

Macro nutrients: Carbohydrates, Protein and Fats
Micro nutrients: B12, iron, calcium, vitamin D, iodine, zinc
How to optimise nutrient intake
A look at legumes
An insight into soy
Meal preparation tips
Kitchen set-up for healthy eating
Inspiration to get eating healthy!!

Materials

Bring pen and paper.

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