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.
In this video you will learn the dictionary definition of a vegetable.
In this video you will learn how to shift your own perceptions about vegetables, through a practical exercise.
Learn what other people appreciate about vegetables, get inspired and find three things that you can appreciate about them.
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.
Learn how other people make their vegetable choices more colourful, get inspired and start to experiment.
In this video you will learn why eating a wide variety of vegetables helps to support energy levels.
In this video you will be introduced to different ways to making dietary changes.
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.
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.
In this video you will learn about different food plates and food pyramids.
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/
Learn what is a portion and understand the different recommendations.
Learn how other people eat more vegetables, get inspired and borrow some of their strategies.
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.
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.
Learn how other people get value from vegetables, get inspired and try new ideas yourself.
Learn how other people find inspiration to make vegetables taste great.
This video concludes the course.
This is a summary of all the steps we’ve taken in this course.
This is downloadable PDF Workbook that is included with this course.
Here is some additional information about ION
This section includes the names of all the people who have shared with us their tips for eating more vegetables.
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.
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.