Develop good eating habits, feed your body and brain with the right types of food, and maintain a healthy lifestyle by learning the fundamentals of nutrition. This course contains easy-to-understand information on the subject.
A healthy and balanced diet is essential to maintaining good health and wellness. When the right types of food are consumed, the body is supplied with sufficient amount of nutrients, which help it function effectively, fuel its growth, and boost its immunity. Unfortunately, in a world where fast food and tight schedules have become the norm, it is quite difficult for a lot of people to develop and follow a healthy and balanced diet. As a result, many are at risk of developing chronic diseases that are preventable in the first place. Due to this, understanding of clinical nutrition and the role of clinical nutritionists have become all the more important.
Clinical nutrition is concerned with understanding the relationship between food and the body’s wellbeing. To be more specific, it tackles what nutrients are essential for the body to function properly and how the body digests, absorbs, breaks down, stores, and eliminates different nutrients. The main goal of clinical nutrition is to help people maintain optimal health by getting the right amount and types of nutrients. Since every individual has different nutritional needs, clinical nutritionists are at the forefront of ensuring that appropriate dietary plans are provided to individuals based on their needs.
This Online Clinical Nutrition course will serve as a starting point for you to understand nutrition and its relationship with the body’s wellbeing. It will describe the science of clinical nutrition and why it is important. It will also let you in on various types of nutrients found in food, explaining what happens to them when they are absorbed and distributed throughout the body. The course will also provide useful advice and strategies for weight management and control, diet planning, eating programmes, and exercise.
Unit 1: Clinical Nutrition: What It is and Why It Matters
Unit 2: Looking at the Body’s Digestion Process
Unit 3: Understanding General Adaption Syndrome
Unit 4: Minerals and Their Importance
Unit 5: Getting Started with Carbohydrate
Unit 6: The Body’s Cell Structure
Unit 7: Exploring Tissue Salts
Unit 8: Getting Up to Speed on Different Diets
Unit 9: Strategies for Weight Management
Unit 10: Techniques for Losing Weight
Unit 11: Organs Involved in Digestion
Unit 12: Developing and Implementing Eating Programmes
Unit 13: The Essentials of Exercise
Unit 14: Knowing What Stress is All About
Unit 15: Identifying Essential Fatty Acids
Unit 16: Ridding the Body of Toxins
Unit 17: Pre-Menstrual Syndrome—What Does It Mean?
Unit 18: Introduction to Allergies
Unit 19: Fighting Off Ageing
Unit 20: Continuation of Discussion on Allergies
Unit 21: Becoming Familiar with Different Types of Eating Disorders
Unit 22: A Primer on Iridology
Expected Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Understand what clinical nutrition is, the purpose it serves, and why it is essential.
- Know how the process of digestion works and what organs are involved in this function of the body.
- Identify different types of nutrients and what they do to the body.
- Determine different types of diets and know how to use them in combination with exercise to manage and control weight.
- Figure out how to maintain good health and weight by planning nutritious eating programmes.
Questions and answers
No questions or answers have been posted about this course.
Rating and reviews
There haven't been any reviews for this course yet.
Please sign in to review this course.
This course is advertised on reed.co.uk by the Course Provider, whose terms and conditions apply. Purchases are made directly from the Course Provider, and as such, content and materials are supplied by the Course Provider directly. Reed is acting as agent and not reseller in relation to this course. Reed's only responsibility is to facilitate your payment for the course. It is your responsibility to review and agree to the Course Provider's terms and conditions and satisfy yourself as to the suitability of the course you intend to purchase. Reed will not have any responsibility for the content of the course and/or associated materials.