Seniors College Prince Edward Island


Seniors College of PEI 
Courses : Details
Nutrition, Whole Food Plant Based (Queens County)
Course Locations and Times
Term Location Offering Period Offering Day Offering Time Status
Fall UPEI Oct. 1- Nov. 19 Wednesday 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM Closed
Winter
Spring
Course Details
Description This course introduces students to a new way of thinking about nutrition and explores the benefits of a whole food, plant-based diet. Students will learn how the risk for degenerative diseases is linked to dietary practice. Students will be more confident and better able to evaluate the conflicting messages about alternative diets so prevalent today.
Requirements An interest in becoming happier and healthier. Learn how to avoid both acute and chronic disease and even reverse the diseases if already chronic
Objectives To make the student aware of the differences between plant-based and animal nutrition. To understand the role of nutrition in the development of multiple chronic degenerative diseases. To provide the student with evidence based information to support substantive change in lifestyles and health.
Teaching Process Lectures and power point presentations with supporting quizzes and discussions. Special video presentations featuring the most prominent researchers and dedicated doctors who espouse the new plant based nutritional concept. Special guests with real life saving dramatic outcomes will also make presentations.
UPEI Parking Pass Required? Yes
Additional Costs or Information None
Course Facilitator

Name Ian Barrett
Background
The facilitator has a certificate in Plant Based Nutrition offered by eCornell U sponsored by the T. Colin Campbell Foundation.
REGIONS
QUEENS COUNTY
KINGS COUNTY
PRINCE COUNTY
CONTACT
QUEENS COUNTY:
Martha Ellis
(902) 894-2867
seniorscollege@upei.ca
 
KINGS COUNTY:
Martha Ellis
(902) 894-2867
seniorscollege@upei.ca
 
PRINCE COUNTY:
Tim Harris
(902) 836-4743
tharris887@gmail.com
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