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NASM Nutrition Series: Hot Topics and Controversies

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With so many different diets and eating fads out there, sometimes it’s hard to separate fact from fiction. The good news is, the science behind our nutrition doesn’t change with trends, and once you have a deeper understanding of how various diets support their claims, you will be empowered to make smarter and healthier decisions.

This course was created by the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), which for over 30 years has built its reputation on evidence-based recommendations that adhere to rigorous scientific standards. More than 20 experts in nutrition, psychology and behavior change were consulted to provide the most reliable guidance for people of varying ages, ethnicities, backgrounds, food preferences, and goals.

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Make sense of controversial and complex nutritional topics
  • Understand the evidence-based strategies used to support claims for various diets
  • Inform others on nutrition trends to help facilitate healthy decision making

The content in this course was developed for NASM’s Certified Nutrition Coach (CNC) program. If you’re interested in learning more about nutrition, check out our online nutrition courses.

Lesson 1: Organic, Grass-Fed, and Pasture-Raised

Lesson 2: GMOs and Gluten-Free

✔ Lesson 3: High-Fructose Corn Syrup and Nonnutritive Sweeteners

✔ Lesson 4: Detoxes and Cleanses

 End of Course Quiz

4 In-Depth Lessons
Covers popular nutrition topics, such as: Organic, Grass-Fed, Pasture-Raised, GMOs, Gluten-Free, High-Fructose Corn Syrup, Detoxes, Cleanses, and more.

✔ 1 Video on Non-Nutritive Sweeteners

✔ Visual Learning Aids, Including Charts and Infographics

✔ 1 End-of-Course Quiz

✔ Certificate of Completion

✔ High-Quality, Digital Course Portal
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