Foundations of Human Nutrition
The Foundations of Human Nutrition covers comprehensively all the areas of Human Nutrition. The course will give you a solid grounding in Nutrition, how the human body works with nutrition, A balanced diet, the biochemical components and physiological functions involved in the human body. You will learn about all the different diets and distinguish between the fad diets and facts. The course also covers various nutritional disorders.
The Course covers the below topics
Topic 1: Introduction to Food groups, macronutrients and micronutrients
Topic 2: Digestion – Digestive system and its physiology
Topic 3: A balanced diet
Topic 4: Different diets – facts and fads
Topic 5: Biochemical structures and physiological functions
Topic 6: Nutritional disorders
Topic 7 – Problem Based Learning Project – Diabetes
This course is your first step toward a serious understanding of human nutrition.
This course could also be used as an entry point into the field of Nutritional Medicine, Wellness Therapies and Complementary Medicine.
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Successful completion of this course will complement the following careers:
- Health Coach
- Nutrition Advisor
There are many other possibilities with this versatile course. Many of our students who do this course are Massage Therapists, Naturopaths, Fitness Trainers, Chiropractors, Counsellors or working in the Health and Wellness industries.
100 hours of Study
Tutor Support and Assessments
The difference between a good online course and a bad online course is in the quality of tutor support. Our tutors are always available to one-on-one support you via email or a phone call if necessary. We have a policy to get back to the student’s questions in 24-48 hours and assessments are marked within 3-4 days. Students never feel they are on their own and waiting forever. We are proud of the high-quality tutor support we provide from our highly qualified tutors.
Our assessments are designed is such a way that the student feels confident to move forward in the course as they complete each assessment. The feedback from the tutor not only reaffirms the student’s learning process but also gives an opportunity to the student to interact with the tutor regularly. Students are never penalised when their assignment work needs to be improved, rather they are given constructive feedback and requested to resubmit the section where they need improvement. Students do their assignment work at their own pace within the course duration and are not restricted by any deadlines which is the beauty of self-paced learning. The assessments will make the certificate achieved more credible and valuable to the student.
This course has approximately 8-10 assignments and 1 exam to complete the course successfully. You can opt out of the exam and receive a Certificate of Participation.
Pathways and Credits:
This course will receive credits towards some of our higher qualifications.
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