Nutrition for cardiovascular health
Time: 10:00 - 13:00
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: FKK49
Duration: 1 session
What is the course about?
This course will give you the knowledge you need to create simple, tasty meals and snacks which will improve your cardiovascular health. Find out what foods and drinks really damage our cardiovascular systems and which will help to protect them.
This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
In this relaxed but very infomative three hour course you will learn the causes of heart disease and high blood pressure. Which foods and drinks will make it worse, and which will protect your heart and blood vessels. Find out whether your cholesterol levels really matter and what you can do to improve them. Discover how your diet can protect and strengthen your blood vessels.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
• Explain simple strategies to lower blood pressure
• Discuss what to eat and what to avoid to improve your cholesterol profile
• Describe simple, tasty meals and snacks which will improve cardiovascular health
• List the vitamins and micronutrients which can protect the heart and blood vessels.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
Suitable for all.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Lecture, discussion, handouts and powerpoint.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
You might like to have a notebook and pen to take additional notes.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
You may wish to attend one of the other courses taught by Ellie Holly at City Lit, including 'Nutrition for a happy mind', 'Nutrition to improve digestive health' or 'Veggie and vegan vitality: a nutritional guide'.
Ellie Holly has been practising herbal medicine and nutritional therapy for almost twenty years. She is highly qualified and experienced at treating patients with a wide range of health issues. She has been devising, writing and delivering nutrition courses to adults for over ten years. Ellie is passionate about using her knowledge to educate and enlighten people with energy and enthusiasm so that they are empowered to make positive changes in their diets and lifestyles. To find out more about Ellie, the courses she teaches and her work seeing patients in private practise, please visit her website: www.hollyhealthcare.co.uk
Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.