About Nutrition Awareness Course
Candidates that go through this course will become well versed in nutrition, how food impacts the body and will be able to choose food and drink (to be consumed orally) with that in mind. They will also learn about the dangers of malnutrition and the necessary nutrients and key minerals that our bodies need to have a healthy diet.
How long will this course take?
This course takes 2 hours to be completed.
Who needs this training?
This course is highly beneficial for those that work with or around food, or even with food in mind. This training is essential for nutritional specialists, doctors, kitchen and restaurant staff members.
What are the main points covered?
The main points to be noted are the importance of nutrition and understanding what our bodies need to thrive. This training course also permits tweaks to the nutritional goals in different cases, such as the elderly and those suffering from malnutrition.
How is it delivered?
Courses are delivered in-house or online via webinar/e-learning for up to 12 people. We also hold open courses across the UK.
How do you get Certified?
This course is available via an in-house group course for up to 12 delegates. Choose for the course to be delivered either face to face or by a blended learning option, at a time and place convenient to you. Alternatively, learn through one of our scheduled courses at centres located across the UK. Upon completion of this course, a certificate will be awarded.
Nutrition Awareness Course Outline
- What does nutrition mean?
- Fruit and vegetables.
- Nutritional requirements of the elderly.
- The implications of malnutrition.
- Factors that lead to malnutrition.
- Screening tools.
Nutrition Awareness FAQs
What is the importance of nutrition?
Nutrition is essential for our general well-being; additional benefits are: it gives you energy and reduces your risk of chronic disease. Without a good nutritious diet, we aren’t able to thrive.
What are some implications of malnutrition?
Our health, as we have established, is very much dependable of a good diet. If malnourished, our bodies can become more susceptible to illnesses, it can lead to depression and self-neglect, and it also reduces fertility.
Why should you take this course?
This course is essential to understand the fallouts that malnutrition can have on the body, so nutritionists and doctors can help their patients improve their quality of life. Restaurant owners/staff members are also a great group to take this course as they can give better suggestions of what items should be offered.
What can cause malnutrition?
Simply not eating enough or the right food groups can cause several problems to people’s health. Missing key minutes and nutrients can also cause problems as this causes a deficit of certain minerals and nutrients which can cause an increase in cholesterol and other health issues.