Created and taught by internationally known health expert Dr. Pam Popper, and based on the acclaimed documentary Food Choices, this course provides detailed information about the topics everyone wants to know more about. Includes detailed slide sets and dozens of references, and is presented in an easy-to-understand format. For those of you who have been eating well for a long time, we promise you will learn new things. And for those just starting out, you’ll not only gain new knowledge, but also the skills to make your transition to better eating fun and easy. So get started now, and let Dr. Pam Popper change your life! Note: this course is a prerequisite to the Food Choices Certified Instructor Course.
This is NOT just another course about plant-based nutrition! In addition to a detailed review of the science supporting plant-based eating patterns, you will learn about hot topics like protein and athletic performance, soy, grains, omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin B12, oils and fats, historical eating patterns of humans, dietary mistakes even educated people make, and myths about diet and health. This course includes information not usually covered in other nutrition courses, including those about plant-based nutrition. Empower yourself with the best scientific information available!
This class is self paced. You can begin whenever you like and then follow your own pace. It's a good idea to set goals for yourself to make sure you stick with the course.
This class will always be available!
Yes! The point is for you to learn what YOU need (or want) to learn. If you already know something, feel free to skip ahead. If you ever find that you're confused, you can always go back and watch something that you skipped.
Learn actively! You will retain more of what you learn if you take notes, draw diagrams, make notecards, and actively try to make sense of the material.