Human health is reliant on a variety of key nutrients, which the body needs a constant supply of in very specific quantities. As the world’s interest in diet and nutrition continues to grow, so too does demand for those with advanced knowledge and experience. Those who work as professional dieticians and nutritionists spend their careers improving the everyday health, wellbeing and lives of others. It is a uniquely rewarding and enjoyable profession with limitless scope for advancement. The better you understand human nutrition, the greater your long-term career prospects. All of which begins by studying basic nutrition – a fascinating entry-point to this incredible industry.
This insightful tutorial is ideal for anyone with an interest in working as a dietician or nutritionist. Explore basic nutrition and its relationship with human health, including the various types of carbohydrates, preservatives, antioxidants and more. Learn about Omega-3 fatty acids, why some fats are considered ‘healthier’ than others and how protein can be both positive and negative in a dietary context..
No prior knowledge is required to take this unit.
|Course Duration||10 Hours|
|Start Date||on going|