Develop your understanding of the science behind nutrition and take steps towards a healthier you, with the Diet and Nutrition .
Are you looking to lose weight and put an end to your poor eating habits? Do you want to learn all the necessary skills and knowledge to become a nutritionist? In this introductory course, you will develop your knowledge of the relationship between food, nutrition and health, as well as the science behind superfoods and detoxing.
This in-depth course will help you to understand your body’s relationship with food, as you explore the role of the digestive and metabolic systems, the benefits of macronutrients, calorific intake and much more.
- Understand the basics of nutrition, dieting and healthy eating
- Demonstrate knowledge of the relationship between food, nutrition and health
- Learn about the role of macronutrients, micronutrients and their benefits
- Explore the functions of vitamins and minerals, and which are essential for long life
- Broaden your understanding of the role and functions of the digestive and metabolic systems
- Learn about the various ways of detoxifying the body and how toxins harm the body
- Know what foods constitute a healthy, balanced diet and how to incorporate them into your meals
- Develop your nutritional understanding of proteins, fats, carbohydrates and sugars
- Familiarise with the average requirements for energy and nutrients in men, women and children
Who is this course for?
This endorsed diploma is ideal for those who want to incorporate healthy eating into their everyday lives and develop a better understanding of the science behind nutrition. It is also suitable for those who are looking to fast track a career in this field. Our online courses are specially designed for distance learning, offering flexible virtual classroom modules that you can study at your own convenience.
Our Diet and Nutrition is open to all from all academic backgrounds and there is no specific requirements to attend this course. It is compatible and accessible from any device including Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, Tablets etc.
This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.
Certificate of Achievement
Endorsed Certificate of Achievement
At the successful completion of the course, the learners can order an endorsed certificate of achievement by paying the fee of £108. There is an additional £10 postal charge for international students.
Certificate of Completion from Course Gate
At the successful completion of the course, the learners may order the Certificate of Completion from Course Gate (soft copy) by paying only £2. For the Printed hard copy of the certificate, the learners have to pay £9.
On successful completion of this introductory Diet and Nutrition course, you will be able to apply your practical knowledge to create healthy meal plans and improve your heart health by making necessary adjustments to your diet. Related professions in this field include:
- Nutritional Therapist
- Nutrition Coach/Specialist
- Fitness Coach
- Infant Nutrition Advisor
|Module 1: Basics of Food and Nutrition|
|Basics of Food and Nutrition||00:15:00|
|Assessment Module 01|
|Module 01 Final Quiz Exam – Diet and Nutrition||00:10:00|
|Module 2: Macronutrients: Classification & Functions of Carbohydrates|
|Assessment Module 02|
|Module 02 Final Quiz Exam – Diet and Nutrition||00:10:00|
|Module 3: Macronutrients: Classification & Functions of Lipids and Proteins|
|Macronutrients: Lipids and Proteins||00:25:00|
|Assessment Module 03|
|Module 03 Final Quiz Exam – Diet and Nutrition||00:10:00|
|Module 4: Micronutrients I & II|
|Assessment Module 04|
|Module 04 Final Quiz Exam – Diet and Nutrition||00:10:00|
|Module 5: Digestion and Absorption|
|Digestion and Absorption||00:15:00|
|Assessment Module 05|
|Module 05 Final Quiz Exam – Diet and Nutrition||00:10:00|
|Module 6: Detoxification|
|Assessment Module 06|
|Module 06 Final Quiz Exam – Diet and Nutrition||00:10:00|
|Module 7: Healthy & Balanced Diet and Food Labelling|
|Assessment Module 07|
|Module 07 Final Quiz Exam – Diet and Nutrition||00:10:00|
|Module 8: Average Requirements for Energy and Nutrients|
|Assessment Module 08|
|Module 08 Final Quiz Exam – Diet and Nutrition||00:10:00|
|Module 9: Food Intolerances and Allergies|
|Food Intolerances and Allergies||00:15:00|
|Assessment Module 09|
|Module 09 Final Quiz Exam – Diet and Nutrition||00:10:00|
|Module 10: Health Conditions: Heart Disease, Cancer & Diabetes|
|Health Conditions: Diabetes||00:15:00|
|Health Conditions: Heart disease||00:15:00|
|Health Conditions: Cancer||00:10:00|
|Assessment Module 10|
|Module 10 Final Quiz Exam – Diet and Nutrition||00:10:00|
|Module 11: Maintaining a Healthy Weight and Eating Problems & Treatments|
|Assessment Module 11|
|Module 11 Final Quiz Exam – Diet and Nutrition||00:10:00|
|Module 12: Women’s Health Care & Common Concerns During Pregnancy|
|Common Concerns during Pregnancy||00:20:00|
|Assessment Module 12|
|Module 12 Final Quiz Exam – Diet and Nutrition||00:10:00|
|Module 13: Nutrition for the Baby & Special Foods|
|Nutrition for the Baby||00:15:00|
|Some Special Foods||00:05:00|
|Assessment Module 13|
|Module 13 Final Quiz Exam – Diet and Nutrition||00:10:00|
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