Plant-based diets are becoming increasingly popular, especially among athletes. This module explores vegetarian and vegan diets for athletes, highlighting their distinctions and benefits.
Exercise physiologists will learn about different types of vegetarian diets, macronutrient and micronutrient considerations, and high-quality food sources to support these diets. Additionally, the module covers potential supplements that may be beneficial for vegetarian and vegan athletes. By the end of the module, exercise physiologists will have the knowledge and tools to effectively support and guide vegetarian and vegan athletes in optimizing their performance and nutrition.
Total Time: 51-56 minutes CSEP PDCs: 2
This course is delivered through our partner, Performance Nutrition Academy, Ltd. After purchasing it, you will receive a separate email inviting you to create an account in their Online Learning platform and a link to access the course in which you enrolled.
Content of these courses was developed by the Registered Sport & Performance Dietitians of Performance Nutrition Academy, and has undergone review by a panel of CSEP topic experts to ensure scientific accuracy. This partnership was made possible with independent financial support* from the Canadian Sugar Institute Nutrition information Centre, a non-profit association managed by registered dietitians and nutrition researchers that aims to gather and share up-to-date research and evidence-based information about sugars, nutrition, and health.
* The Canadian Sugar Institute (CSI) did not have a role in the content or curricular development of these courses. The views expressed in these courses are those of the facilitators and not of CSI.