Course Curriculum

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    16. Omega-3

    • Welcome Audio

    • Video

    • Slides

    • Quiz

Omega-3s are fatty acids that are a crucial component in maintaining health. This section will look at the genes involved with omega-3 and how they determine your varying needs. Then we’ll be moving on and investigating the food sources you can get your omega-3s from, as well as the benefits of supplementation. After looking at how omega-3s assist in maintaining good health, we’ll be helping you to understand how to guide your client’s dietary choices, according to their genetics report, in order to promote optimal omega-3 consumption.

About the instructor

Former Olympian

Craig Pickering

One of only 8 people in the UK ever to be selected for both the summer and winter Olympic games, Craig Pickering is a British Olympic athlete in both the 100m/4x100m relay and in Bobsleigh. As an athlete, Craig is one of only 8 British athletes in history to have been successfully selected for both summer and winter games. With a career spanning every level of sporting success, Craig was forced to retire with a back injury in 2014. Craig is Head of Sports Science at DNAFit, helping inform and deliver the company’s work with everyone from professional sports teams to absolute beginners with an elite ambition. Craig holds a BSc in Sport and Exercise Science from the University of Bath and is currently studying a professional doctorate in elite performance.