UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (UNTHSC)

Understanding Nutrition for Health & Chronic Disease

Explore the role of nutrition in overall health
This course will review evidence-based nutrition guidelines and explore how nutrition research can be translated into practical, actionable information used to coach clients. Students will explore the role of nutrition in overall health and the management and prevention of chronic diseases.
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Effort

This course duration is estimated to be 18 hours

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Certificate of Completion

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Understanding Nutrition for
Health & Chronic Disease

University of North Texas Health Science Center

UNT Health Science Center in Fort Worth, Texas USA is one of the nation's premier graduate academic medical centers that specializes in patient-centered care, research and health care.

Syllabus

Course content

In this course you will have the chance to expand your knowledge and expertise about nutrition and chronic disease.

1.

Why Do We Eat What We Eat

2.

Nutrition Essentials

3.

Dietary Patterns

4.

Weight Management

5.

Diet and Inflammation 

6.

Functional Foods and Flavor

7.

Diet and Gut Health

Who can take this course

Learners who are interested in using improved lifestyle and nutritional choices as an adjunct to traditional medicine; learners who are interested in  health and wellness coaching; and learners who would like to assess their own or patients eating habits and lower the associated risks for chronic disease.

Looking ahead

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Learning Outcomes

New Knowledge
Translate evidence-based guidelines into practical information that can be used in basic nutrition education and/or coaching. 
Better Understanding
Explain the importance of dietary choices, patterns and intake in relationship to an individual’s health and well-being.
HEALTH PROMOTION
Describe how to intentionally select, prepare and consume health promoting foods to develop positive health habits.
HEALTH LITERACY
Build your nutrition knowledge and health literacy to you can self-assess and reflect on your own personal and diet habits.
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