Nutrition and Healthy Eating Training Course
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This Nutrition and Healthy Eating course gives an introduction to nutrition and looks at the importance of healthy eating, the direct effect your diet can have on your health and wellbeing, and your responsibilities when keeping your diet nutritionally balanced - including the importance and sources of fats, proteins, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals and fluids. Understanding nutrition can be challenging, yet this course provides you with the information you need to better understand the foundations of proper nutrition.
This course provides learners with up-to-date information using a range of written text and interactive exercises to ensure learners have a good understanding of nutrition and healthy eating, the health benefits it can have, essential components of a nutritious diet and how you can achieve one. Also included are downloadable resources for your use, a weekly meal planner and a recipe booklet, to encourage learners to put into practice what they learn from this course.
By the end of this course, you will understand:
All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
On successful completion of the course you will be sent a quality assured certificate through the post the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.
If you wish to try this course then register for a demo by clicking the 'interactive demo' button. You will be given the option to purchase and continue with your course at the end of your demo!
|1||Introduction to Nutrition|| |
What is nutrition?, positive effects of a balanced diet, negative effects of a poor diet, the importance of a balanced diet - your responsibilities, the Eatwell Guide, which foods make up a healthy and balanced diet?
|2||Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate|| |
Protein, high-quality and low-quality proteins, combining proteins, balancing proteins, fat, visible and invisible fats, fatty acids, carbohydrate, simple carbohydrates (Sugars), complex carbohydrates (Starches), dietary fibre, balancing carbohydrates.
|3||Essential Vitamins and Minerals|| |
Vitamins and minerals, the 11 essential vitamins, sourcing vitamins, vitamin deficiency, minerals, minerals - sodium, sourcing minerals, mineral deficiency, trace elements.
|4||Water and Fluids|| |
Water, hydration, dehydration, alcohol.
|5||How Food Processing Affects Nutrition|| |
What is processed food?, high and low temperatures, the effects of cooking, drying, controlling airflow, chemical preservatives, food additives, irradiation, fortification.
|6||Food Labelling|| |
Food labelling regulations, nutrition information, nutritional claims, health claims.
|7||Preparing Nutritionally Balanced Meals|| |
Putting the Eatwell Guide into practice, catering nutritionally balanced food for different diets, downloadable resources.
|8||Course Summary|| |
This final module houses the downloadable resources from the course in one place, as well as providing a summary of the content that has been covered in modules 1-7.
The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 30 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 80%. The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.
This course is for anyone who wants to understand the importance of nutrition and healthy eating in their diet. It is an introductory course and so no prior knowledge is required. This course is highly suitable for anyone who wants to better their knowledge of healthy eating and nutrition - this may be outside of the workplace and with the aim to create nutritionally balanced meals for yourself and others.
This course is also suitable for those who work with food, and it will give a well-rounded introduction to nutrition and healthy eating, why is it important, how it can benefit health, the building blocks of good nutrition, as well as how to achieve this and put it into practice in your everyday life. This course would be suitable for:
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