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Diet and Nutrition

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290 STUDENTS

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.

Learning Objectives

  • 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. 

Requirements

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.

Endorsement

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.

Career path

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
  • Dietitian
  • Nutrition Coach/Specialist
  • Fitness Coach
  • Infant Nutrition Advisor

Course Curriculum

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
Macronutrients: Carbohydrates 00:20:00
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
Micronutrients I 00:10:00
Micronutrients II 00:20:00
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
Detoxification 00:25:00
Assessment Module 06
Module 06 Final Quiz Exam – Diet and Nutrition 00:10:00
Module 7: Healthy & Balanced Diet and Food Labelling
Balanced Diet 00:10:00
Food labelling 00:10:00
Assessment Module 07
Module 07 Final Quiz Exam – Diet and Nutrition 00:10:00
Module 8: Average Requirements for Energy and Nutrients
Nutrition Requirements 00:15:00
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
Healthy Weight 00:15:00
Eating Problems 00:15:00
Assessment Module 11
Module 11 Final Quiz Exam – Diet and Nutrition 00:10:00
Module 12: Women’s Health Care & Common Concerns During Pregnancy
Women’s Health 00:10:00
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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