This nutrition introductory course has been designed for anyone with an interest in human health in relation to nutrition. Study a broad definition of nutrition, along with each of the key nutrients the human body needs and daily energy requirements. Explore the basics of the whole food nutrition, the body’s basal metabolic rate and the contribution nutrition plays to ongoing health and wellbeing.
Nutrition represents the foundation upon which human health is built. It is fundamentally impossible to build and maintain a high standard of health, without the key nutrients the human body needs. Which of course is determined by the dietary choices we make in our daily lives. By studying what the body needs, when it needs it and in what kinds of quantities, you begin to develop a blueprint for better human health. Which in turn puts you in prime position to help and support not only yourself, but others too. The professional diet and nutrition sector has never been more relevant. Thanks to online study, it’s also never been more accessible.
- Explain what is meant by 'Nutrition'.
- Identify key nutrients
- Understand why we need energy.
- What is Nutrition?
- What Are Nutrients?
- Units of Energy
- Daily Energy Requirements
- Basal Metabolic Rate
- The Whole Food Nutrition
- Specifics of a whole Food Diet: Whole Foods and Whole Food Helpers
- Full Tutor Support
- Self paced, no fixed schedules
- Available to students anywhere in the world
- 24/7 Access to the LMS ( Learning Management System )
- Easy to understand quality e-learning study materials
All course materials are included in the course price. All your study material will be available on our learning management system for which you will get access once you are enrolled. The material can be downloaded and printed as well.
Our distance learning course materials are specially written for home study and contain a wealth of knowledge in easy to understand language. We use variety of media to help you learn. Your course may use any of the following different media which you can use from home or where ever you choose to study:
- Online course materials
- Question papers
- Additional Supporting Material
- Useful Links
You will be continually assessed throughout the course. Your assignment will be marked by your tutor and independently moderated. The feedback on your assignment will then be sent to you. On receipt of this, you may wish to contact your tutor to discuss the feedback.
When you enrol on a course with CPD Courses you are allocated your personal tutor. Tutor’s help and support will be available throughout your studies with the college. He/she will assess your work and will provide you with regular feedback on your progress.
Who is this course for?
- Confident , self motivated and passionate candidates
- Nurses, carers and health workers seeking for CPD
- Nutrition advisors looking to expand knowledge and skills
- Candidates looking to enhance their CVs
- Anyone interested in developing knowledge about nutrition
No prior knowledge is required to take this course
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