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Understanding Nutrition and Health

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  • Type: e-Learning
  • Level: 2
  • Start Date: Throughout the year
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Study Mode: Online Learning

About the course

The number of obese people in the UK has more than trebled in the last 25 years, reaching what many doctors believe to be 'epidemic' proportions. Insufficient nutrition can lead to a variety of health-threatening conditions. Understanding the benefits of a balanced diet and the role of nutrition in the prevention and treatment of disease is fundamental.

Why study?

  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
  • Evidence your competency to employers
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • Learn at a time that suits you, without the need to attend college
  • Increase your understanding of food safety for the home environment

What you will learn

  • Explore Principles of Healthy Eating
  • Consider Nutritional Needs of a Variety of Individuals
  • Use Food and Nutrition Information to Plan a Healthy Diet
  • The Principles of Weight Management
  • Understanding Eating Disorders

How much does it cost?

This course is free to study if you are:

  • Aged 19 or over
  • Living in UK and an EU resident for the last 3 years
  • Have settled status in the UK if you are not a UK or EU national

I'm interested. What should I do now?

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