Nutrition

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551 STUDENTS

Overview

The Nutrition course will inform you of the importance that dietary decisions make in today’s society and how you can influence others to make the best choices. You will learn the very real benefits that healthy eating can have on your lifestyle and those that may come to you for advice.

This is an accredited food and nutrition course that can kick-start a career working as a health advisor or nutritionist. You’ll learn about the nutrients that natural foods hold, as well as the human conditions that can affect our eating habits. The course will also cover the psychology and science of food, to enable you to become a dietary expert for personal or professional uses.

When you finish the course, you will receive a recognised certificate of achievement in nutrition, which will be a major advantage when looking for a role in the health and sports sectors.

Who is this Course for?

This course is highly recommended for those individuals that aspire to a career as a nutritionist, health advisor, or life coach. It can also provide guidance for anybody that just wants to live a healthy lifestyle or improve their own wellbeing. No previous experience or knowledge is needed to take this program.

Entry Requirement:

  • This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
  • Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.

Method of Assessment:

Upon completion of the course, you will be required to sit for an online multiple-choice quiz based assessment, which will determine whether you have passed the course (60% pass mark). The test will be marked immediately and results will be published instantly.

Certification

After successfully completing the course, you will be able to obtain the certificates. You can claim a PDF certificate by paying a little processing fee of £2. There is an additional fee to obtain a hardcopy certificate which is £9.

Career path

On completion of this course, you will receive verified accreditation to show your knowledge in understanding the effects of nutrition on the human body. This can easily provide the first steps to a lucrative career working as a dietician, nutritionist, or personal trainer.

Course Curriculum

Module 1: Basics of Food and Nutrition
Basics of Food and Nutrition 00:15:00
Module 2: Macronutrients: Classification & Functions of Carbohydrates
Macronutrients: Carbohydrates 00:20:00
Module 3: Macronutrients: Classification & Functions of Lipids and Proteins
Macronutrients: Lipids and Proteins 00:25:00
Module 4: Micronutrients I & II
Micronutrients I 00:10:00
Micronutrients II 00:20:00
Module 5: Digestion and Absorption
Digestion and Absorption 00:15:00
Module 6: Detoxification
Detoxification 00:25:00
Module 7: Healthy & Balanced Diet and Food Labelling
Balanced Diet 00:10:00
Food labelling 00:10:00
Module 8: Average Requirements for Energy and Nutrients
Nutrition Requirements 00:15:00
Module 9: Food Intolerances and Allergies
Food Intolerances and Allergies 00:15:00
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
Module 11: Maintaining a Healthy Weight and Eating Problems & Treatments
Healthy Weight 00:15:00
Eating Problems 00:15:00
Module 12: Women’s Health Care & Common Concerns During Pregnancy
Women’s Health 00:10:00
Common Concerns during Pregnancy 00:20:00
Module 13: Nutrition for the Baby & Special Foods
Nutrition for the Baby 00:15:00
Some Special Foods 00:05:00
Module 14: Nutrition During Childhood and Adolescence
Nutrition During Childhood and Adolescence 01:00:00
Module 15: Nutrition During Adulthood and Middle Age
Nutrition During Adulthood and Middle Age 00:20:00
Module 16: Nutrition for Older Adults
Nutrition for Older Adults 00:30:00
Module 17: Improving Foods for Better Nutrition
Improving Foods for Better Nutrition 01:00:00
Module 18: Superfoods and Trusted Nutrition Web Sites
Superfoods and Trusted Nutrition Websites 00:20:00

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