The Diet and Nutrition course is designed to introduce you to the science and practice of eating well. In this course, you will learn how to make wise choices when it comes to the food you eat every single day and avoid unhealthy eating habits.
With the most up-to-date information about nutrition and balanced diet delivered in the course, you will learn how food can profoundly affect your current and future health, and what it takes to make your own diet and nutrition plan in no time.
Once you have completed the course, you will have gained a comprehensive overview of nutrition, understood the relationship between nutrition and human health, and confidently advise others on health problems related to overnutrition or poor diet.
The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.
You are taught through a combination of
- Text/Video lessons
- Online study materials
How is the course assessed?
To successfully complete the course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.
Will I receive a certificate of completion?
Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised certificate and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.
Why study this course
Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited qualification attesting to your knowledge.
Who is This course for?
Nutritional knowledge is vital for every human being. This course is suitable for everyone interested in knowing the basics of nutritional science, as well as becoming aware of the contribution dietary habits make to overall human health.
Furthermore, this course is also ideal for those who are working towards rewarding careers such as professional nutrition advisors or qualified nutritionists and dieticians.
The Diet and Nutrition course is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.
After obtaining this diploma in diet and nutrition, you will receive a recognised qualification and become qualified for the following positions:
- Public health nutritionist
- Food safety auditor
- Humanitarian nutritionist
- Nutritional therapist
- Nutrition assistant
- Nutrition educator
|Module 01: Basics of Food and Nutrition|
|Basics of Food and Nutrition||00:30:00|
|Module 02: Macronutrients: Classification & Functions of Carbohydrates|
|Module 03: Macronutrients: Classification & Functions of Lipids and Proteins|
|Macronutrients: Lipids and Proteins||00:45:00|
|Module 04: Micronutrients I & II|
|Module 05: Digestion and Absorption|
|Digestion and Absorption||00:45:00|
|Module 06: Detoxification|
|Module 07: Healthy & Balanced Diet and Food Labelling|
|Module 08: Average Requirements for Energy and Nutrients|
|Module 09: Food Intolerances and Allergies|
|Food Intolerances and Allergies||00:30:00|
|Module 10: Health Conditions: Heart Disease, Cancer & Diabetes|
|Health Conditions: Diabetes||00:30:00|
|Health Conditions: Heart disease||00:30:00|
|Health Conditions: Cancer||00:30:00|
|Module 11: Maintaining a Healthy Weight and Eating Problems & Treatments|
|Module 12: Women’s Health Care & Common Concerns During Pregnancy|
|Common Concerns during Pregnancy||01:00:00|
|Module 13: Nutrition for the Baby & Special Foods|
|Nutrition for the Baby||00:45:00|
|Some Special Foods||00:30:00|
|Mock Exam – Diet and Nutrition||00:20:00|
|Final Exam – Diet and Nutrition||00:20:00|
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