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Accredited Diploma in Health and Nutrition

This course has been taken by many students whom already work in the health sector such as carers and nurses. However you do not need any previous experience to study this natural Health and Nutrition course. As more and more people are now concerned and more open to healthy living this course will offer your clients practical and educational tips in healthy eating and important nutrition and enable you to offer good sound advice.

Some of the things you will learn in this course are:-

  • The importance of Human development & Global Health
  • Physical development and how to measure growth
  • Environmental factors that can affect our health and well-being
  • Understanding biological and genetic factors and how they affect our development
  • Good nutrition advise for both adults, children and the elderly
  • Nutritions for the human body including topics on carbohydrates, fats and proteins
  • Offering advise in pregnancy
  • The importance of certain minerals and vitamins
  • How to complete a client consultation and treatment card
  • Professional Ethics for practitioners
  • We take a further look at one of the nations biggest killers and gain more understanding of cardiovascular disease
  • Understanding RDIs
  • Learn about Diabetes Type 1 & 2 & HIV

This course can also be purchased as part of one of our Package Offers

Study Time Approx 50-60hrs

Testimonial:

This course was very concise and packed full of helpful and useful information that I have now been able to incorporate in my practice as a natural health practitioner. I feel more confident offering my clients good advise on their nutritional needs and requirements. Catherine Grimshaw – Australia

Additional Information

When you enrol in this Online Health & Nutrition Practitioner Course you will also receive a diploma which is included in the cost and this will aid your progression and enhance your career as a health professional. You will also learn many convertible skills that can aid you with various employment prospects. By learning and possessing skills in this subject you will find further useful tools to help yourself and others.  This is a great addition to the journey for anyone who is considering working in or is already working in the field of health and wellbeing.

Part 1

Lesson 1

  • How the concept of health is more commonly viewed
  • Global Health
  • 6 elements deemed essential for primary healthcare

Lesson 2

  • Human development
  • Growth development of the brain and functions
  • Psychosocial/Emotional charts showing development throughout life
  • Charts showing physical development

Lesson 3

  • How physical growth can be measured
  • Negative environmental factors that affect human development and health
  • Genetic and biological factors in human development

Part 2

Lesson 4

  • Nutrition in adults, children, and elderly
  • Supplements in pregnancy
  • Awareness of the human body getting nutrients

Lesson 5

  • Carbohydrates
  • Proteins
  • Fats
  • How are fats classified
  • Their positive and negative effects

Lesson 6

  • Where most of the minerals and vitamins are found to maintain good health
  • Benefits of adequate liquid intake
  • Further information about nutrition’s and minerals

Part 3

Lesson 7

  • Food choices throughout life
  • Recommended dietary intake
  • How developments in technology have changed eating habits

Lesson 8

  • Important factors in disease prevention
  • Difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • What are RDIs

Lesson 9

  • Understanding HIV

Course Overview

When students have successfully completed the Distance Learning Health and Nutrition Course and passed the examination they can then introduce health and nutrition practice as part of their therapy or as a standalone profession. You will receive an accredited Diploma on successful completion.