Nutrition and Health

Nutrition and Health

Overview

The Nutrition and Health course will inform and guide you in understanding the importance of food to a healthy lifestyle. You will learn the pros and cons of the major food groups and how to balance well-being with sensible choices regarding exercise and weight management.

This is a unique training program that will benefit both yourself and others if applied to a working role in the health industry. You will also come to appreciate how age and eating disorders can severely impact the nutritional input from food, as well as essential information around catering and cooking hygiene.

In finishing the course, you will have obtained the fundamental skills to construct an appropriately healthy diet for yourself and clients. This will make you extremely viable for work as an official nutritionist or social care contributor. 

Course design

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?

This course is highly useful for those who wish to start a career as a nutritionist or health advisor. However, it is also recommended for those individuals who just want to craft a healthy lifestyle or advise others on their wellbeing. No previous experience is needed, and you will earn certification which can help secure a role in the health or catering industry.

Requirements

The Nutrition and Health 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. 

Career Path

On completion of this course, you will receive accreditation to show your acquired knowledge in understanding nutrition and health. This can lead to a lucrative career working as a dietician, trainer, or nutritionist, and even an advantage in preventing disease or illness.

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
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Nutrition and Health 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Nutrition and Health 00:20:00
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