How To Eat and Enjoy a Greater Variety of Vegetables
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Learn to love vegetables with Optimum Nutrition Lite Bites
3.9 (9 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
47 students enrolled
Last updated 4/2017
English
Price: $75
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Includes:
  • 36 mins on-demand video
  • 12 Articles
  • 3 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • At the end of our course, students will be able to confidently and easily incorporate more vegetables into their diet.
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Requirements
  • Computer with an Internet connection.
  • PDF reading software, such as free Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Have an open mind and motivation to put ideas into practice.
  • A strong desire to eat and enjoy a greater variety of vegetables.
Description

Are you trying to eat more vegetables but finding it a struggle?

Do you wish you could learn how to make eating vegetables more enjoyable?

How would you like to wake up to a day when you love vegetables?  When you and the people you cook for can’t wait to eat them?

Many people are aware that vegetables are good for health, yet incorporating more vegetables can be a challenge. This course is unique in being designed by education experts to help you understand what works and doesn’t work for you and to identify for yourself the changes that you want to make.

Build Your Knowledge around Your Motivations and Barriers to Eating and Enjoying Vegetables and Make Some Positive Changes

Learn about how vegetables support optimal health, wellness and vitality  

Explore your motivations and barriers to change

Gain ideas for eating more vegetables

Work through examples and make practical changes

Explore tips for incorporating more vegetables into your diet and identify practical and enjoyable ideas that are right for you.


Content and overview

Suitable for anyone who wants to increase their vegetable intake, this course consists of 20 lectures and a workbook to equip you to make changes that work for you.

By the end of this course you'll know the exact steps to take - for you and your family - to eat and enjoy a greater variety of vegetables.

  • You will learn how to shift your perceptions and beliefs about vegetables
  • Understand how to use colours as clues when choosing different vegetables
  • Discover tips from the health professionals on how they make eating vegetables fun and enjoyable
  • Learn about the role vegetables play in supporting your energy levels
  • How to get more value from vegetables
  • Hear about the mindful eating approach
  • Get tips and inspirations on how to make vegetables taste great
  • And much more


Who is the target audience?
  • This course is ideal for students who want to eat more vegetables and would like support in thinking through and taking practical steps to do this. No prior knowledge in nutrition is needed.
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction to the course
2 Lectures 02:21

A brief welcome message and an overview of what this course will offer.

Preview 01:11

A brief outline of how to use material in this course to your best advantage.  Included here is also a downloadable Workbook.

How to get the most from this course
01:10
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Learning to love vegetables and using colour as clues
6 Lectures 18:37

In this video you will learn the dictionary definition of a vegetable.

Preview 00:56

In this video you will learn how to shift your own perceptions about vegetables, through a practical exercise.

Shifting perceptions
03:46

Learn what other people appreciate about vegetables, get inspired and find three things that you can appreciate about them.

Exercise: Shifting your perceptions
00:35

In this video you will learn why eating colourful vegetables is important. How green, orange, yellow, red, purple and white vegetables contain different nutrients that support every system in the body.

Preview 08:08

Learn how other people make their vegetable choices more colourful, get inspired and start to experiment.

Top Tips: How to make vegetable choices more colourful
00:46

In this video you will learn why eating a wide variety of vegetables helps to support energy levels.

Vegetables for energy
04:25
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Making changes
3 Lectures 06:11

In this video you will be introduced to different ways to making dietary changes.

Preview 03:07

Learn what food rules other people have, and strategies they use to change their behaviour around vegetables.  Included with this lecture is a Menu Planner that you can download and use.


Exercise: Making changes
00:45

In this video you will learn why we all need different amount of nutrients at different stages of life and why it is important to stay flexible in our food choices.

Personal preferences
02:19
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How many vegetables should we help ourselves to?
2 Lectures 06:24

In this video you will learn about different food plates and food pyramids.

Images credit:

Oldways Preservation and Exchange Trust www.oldwayspt.org

Learn more about Oldways, Mediterranean diet pyramid, Vegetarian diet pyramid, The Asian and African Heritage Diet at www.oldwayspt.org

Vegetarian Eatwell plate www.vegsoc.org

ANH Food 4 Health Plate  http://anhinternational.org/

BANT Eat a rainbow plate http://bant.org.uk/


Food plates
05:01

Learn what is a portion and understand the different recommendations.

Food plates from around the world
01:23
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Top Tips: How to eat more vegetables and make them taste great
5 Lectures 10:07

Learn how other people eat more vegetables, get inspired and borrow some of their strategies.

Top Tips: How to eat more vegetables
01:55

In this video you will discover why it is important to eat a balance of all food groups, learn about the importance of fibre and why it is important to limit vegetable juices.

Are all vegetables equal?
03:15

In this video you will discover why it is important to think of value we get from vegetables in terms of nutrient content, and how you can maximise that value.

Getting value from vegetables
02:27

Learn how other people get value from vegetables, get inspired and try new ideas yourself.

Top Tips: Getting value from vegetables
01:31

Learn how other people find inspiration to make vegetables taste great.

Top Tips: Inspiration to make vegetables taste great
00:58
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Conclusion of the course
3 Lectures 02:47

This video concludes the course. 

Conclusion
01:26

This is a summary of all the steps we’ve taken in this course. 

Summary
01:18

This is downloadable PDF Workbook that is included with this course.

Workbook PDF download
00:03
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Bonus section
2 Lectures 00:57

Here is some additional information about ION

What's next
00:37

This section includes the names of all the people who have shared with us their tips for eating more vegetables.

Thank you to our contributors
00:20
About the Instructor
Institute for Optimum Nutrition (ION)
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Optimum Nutrition Throughout Life

The Institute for Optimum Nutrition is an independent, not for profit educational charity. Our Mission is to educate and enthuse, instilling Optimum Nutrition as the foundation of health for all. Our principal aim is to further the knowledge and practice of Optimum Nutrition.

Through all our activities we promote the principles of optimum nutrition as complementary to orthodox medicine, focusing on prevention of disorders through healthy eating and reducing reliance on remedial medicine.

Through our work we can increase awareness and provide evidenced based information to the public on the benefits of nutrition to health and wellbeing.

Established over thirty years ago, ION is one of the most respected training bodies and health information resources of its kind in the UK. ION is a member of the Nutritional Therapy Council's Training Providers Forum and London Excellence.


Instructor biography 

Katie Sheen, FdSc, DipION, PGCE, MA. Education and the Institute for Optimum Nutrition

Katie a highly qualified and experienced Nutritional Therapist and Educator, with a successful business helping people make positive nutritional change. She trained at The Institute for Optimum Nutrition (ION) over 10 years ago and has developed a suite of Udemy courses with them. These courses benefit from their huge wealth of nutrition education experience, credibility and strong reputation.  ION is one of the longest established providers of nutritional therapy education in UK and Europe, having trained thousands of students since its founding in 1984. At any one time, over 350 students are studying on ION’s contact and online diploma and their feeder courses. ION also engages in nutrition education for the public and qualified practitioners, with a quarterly magazine distributed to over 12,000 sites; a monthly newsletter to 27,000 recipients and 600 people annually attending its food education and practitioner training days. ION also has a thriving clinic, supporting clients with their specific health needs.