National Academy of Sports Medicine
Nutrition Hot Topics and Controversies
National Academy of Sports Medicine

Nutrition Hot Topics and Controversies

This course is part of Nutrition Education for the Consumer Specialization

Taught in English

NASM Faculty

Instructor: NASM Faculty

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.3

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Beginner level

Recommended experience

2 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Learn how the body detoxifies itself through natural processes compared to commonly advertised detoxes and cleanses.

  • Discover the effects of common sweeteners and nonnutritive sweeteners play on health.

  • Learn the difference between genetically modified foods and conventionally grown produce.

  • Compare the nutrients of organic, grass-fed, and pasture-raised animals used in meat production.

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1 quiz

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.3

(10 reviews)

Beginner level

Recommended experience

2 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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Within the ever-changing nutrition landscape, it becomes difficult to understand current trending topics. Without a doubt, your friends and neighbors will have questions regarding these nutrition hot topics. Most people want to know what to believe or discard from what they hear, but they often lack the tools or the knowledge (or the time) to research topics as they become popular. This course has been designed to take an in-depth approach to explain the science behind many nutrition hot topics and controversies faced by discerning readers today including organic vs. conventionally farmed foods, grass-fed, GMOs, gluten, sweeteners vs. nonnutritive sweeteners in addition to the myths behind detoxes and cleanses.

What's included

2 readings1 quiz1 app item1 discussion prompt

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NASM Faculty
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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