SUGARS, & THE SUGAR TO FAT MYTH (ONLINE) NEW
UNDERSTANDING THE ROLE OF SUGARS IN HEALTH
One of the greatest nutritional myths still thriving today is that if we consume excessive amounts of sugar that it will turn to fat. Well you only have to look around at the alarming statistics in the West of overweight and obese people and the extraordinary amounts of sugar we now consume to see that this must be true, after all one plus one equals two, doesn’t it... Well in fact this is not the case. Yes, sugar contributes to overweightness, but it doesn’t turn to fat and doesn’t contribute significantly to body fat stores. Understand sugars and their effect on the body and download a Prospectus or why not Get Started Now.
4-6 hours of study (all materials are emailed in pdf)
Fitness Australia approved for 6 CEC points
REPs NZ 3.75 CEC points
Physical Activity Australia: Approximate conversion of 4-8 CECs to PDPs = 2 PDPs
CPE points from ATMS, ANTA and NHAA
May be applicable upon request to your registering body
All students receive a Certificate of Attainment with relevant accrediting logos.
$125 (inclusive of GST)
Yes for two or more students
Mail: Cheque; Money Order;
Online: Via PayPal; Visa; Mastercard; Visa Debit; Bank transfer. You do not need a PayPal account to enrol online using a credit card.
The following is a brief guide to the type of detail and content you will cover in this course:
Introduction to sugars
Classification, structure and function
Sugars in products
Sugar consumption figures
Low-carbohydrate vs low-fat diets
Absorption and metabolism
Movement of sugar
Blood sugar regulation
The effect of insulin
Sugars effect on health
Sugar to fat
What is denovo lipogenesis (DNL)?
What does the science say?
Does any sugar get converted to fat?
Why humans can't convert sugar to fat
Sugars link to overweightness
The influence of insulin
Case studies, practical scenarios, critical thinking questions
Extensive links to relevant sites and reports and surveys