Vegetarianism and Veganism

Duration: approximately 4 hours self-paced

Understand how to follow a balanced vegetarian or vegan diet which can lead to many health benefits. Validated by Occupational Awards Limited (OAL).


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What will the course cover?

  • Define the various types of vegetarian diets
  • State what a plant-based diet is
  • Identify the main reasons why people follow a plant-based diet
  • Describe the key nutrients required in a balanced vegetarian and vegan diet
  • Recognise what carbohydrates, fruit, vegetables, dairy, dairy alternatives, proteins and spreads/oils to include in a vegetarian and vegan diet
  • Summarise the common nutrients which maybe lacking from a vegetarian and vegan diet
  • Explain how to include protein, iron, calcium, vitamin B12, omega-3 fatty acid, iodine, selenium and vitamin D in a vegetarian and vegan diet
  • Outline the health benefits of a vegetarian and vegan diet
  • State how a vegetarian and vegan diet has an impact on coronary heart disease, obesity, blood pressure and cholesterol
  • Identify why a vegetarian or vegan diet might not always be the healthiest option