It is based on the expertise of the University of Athens on health topics, and has been operating successfully for the last years, in the Greek language, having so far many graduates.
In this context, the course presents the basic principles of nutrition science (the importance of vitamins, minerals and water, the factors that determine the energy needs), recommendations for a balanced diet and the characteristics of the Mediterranean diet. Additionally it presents the medical nutrition therapy, possible drug-nutrient interactions, the changes in the diet on the ground of cardiovascular problems and risk factors. At the same time, it describes atherosclerosis and clarifies the role of nutrition in this process.
The present course in Nutrition, Mediterranean Diet, and Management of Cardiovascular Diseases at National and Kapodistrian University of Athens is included in the health category of our online courses; it runs via a user-friendly educational platform while it is based on the latest dietary recommendations for the prevention of cardiovascular disease, plus how they can be applied in practice. Once the participant completes all the units successfully, he/she receives a certificate of specialized training. Please note that you can choose, either having personal educational support during the course, or receive the required help from the educational forum you’ll have access to. Each choice comes with a different cost for the applicant.
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Duration: 27 weeks
The programme “Nutrition, Mediterranean Diet, and Management of Cardiovascular Diseases” falls into the broader field of clinical nutrition and is addressed to health professionals (medical doctors, nutritionists, dietician’s assistants, nurses, trainers) as well as to the general public.
A High School diploma is considered to be the minimum qualification for the participation in the programme.
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