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Learn more about this online self-paced course.

Course Description

Learn basics of a healthy plant-based lifestyle in this four week, self-paced, online course. You will be guided from an expert in plant-based eating and health promotion about the essential nutrients needed for a complete diet, including protein, fibre and omega fatty acids. Become equipped to shop and cook efficiently by creating a meal plan and preparation routine. The course also covers how to sustain a healthy plant-based living environment in your home, workplace and while at restaurants and social functions. This course includes presentations, videos, interactive printouts and recipes.

Course Outline

Please note: You can still join this course after June 1st.
Modules will be released one week at a time, starting the day you register.


What to expect:

  • You will have four course modules that will be released each Monday of the course that consist of a presentation on the following topics:
    • Power Up With Plants
    • Meal Prep Like A Pro
    • Reducing Waste In Your Kitchen
    • Nudging Healthy Habits to Fuel Your Lifestyle
  • You will also be shared a video recipe each week to follow along with the presentation, and a short homework assignment:
    • Easy Cashew Cheese
    • Zesty Kale Salad with Apples 
    • Waste-Not Vegetable Broth
    • Decadent White Chocolate Raspberry Freezer Fudge
  • There is also a discussion board for questions, which your instructor will monitor and answer.
  • All course materials are posted online. These include handouts and activities. 

Learner Outcomes

By the end of this course/workshop series, students will be able to:

  • Learn the basic nutritional elements of a healthy plant-based lifestyle with no animal products
  • Learn how to prepare, plan, and shop for healthy plant-based meals
  • Learn the environmental benefits of a healthy plant-based lifestyle
  • Learn how to create habits to promote a healthy lifestyle

Notes

Special attention will be given to cooking and shopping practices addressing current pandemic regulations.

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Course Details

Section Title
Plant Based Diet Fundamentals Online
Type
Online, self paced
Dates
Jun 01, 2020 to Aug 31, 2020
Total Course Hours
6.0
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $195.00
Instructors
Section Notes

This course is comprised of 4 modules that are self paced, released over a 4 week period. Modules will be released to you on our learning management system (D2L) every Monday and instructions on how to use will be sent out prior to the course.

 

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Camosun College is located in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia with campuses on the Traditional Territories
of the Lekwungen and WSÁNEĆ peoples. We acknowledge their welcome and graciousness to the students who seek knowledge here.

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