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Understanding Nutrition and Health

AIMS OF 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-threaten­ ing conditions; understanding the benefits of a balanced diet and the role of nutrition in the prevention and treatment of disease is fundamental.

BENEFITS

  • 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

Additional qualification information about this learning aim can be viewed on the NCFE page which will give you more of an in depth overview.

COURSE CODE

6016/030

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