Nutritional Advisor 800x219Are you interested in nutrition? Would you like to learn more? If so, this course is for you…

Working through 14 modules, you will develop a strong foundational understanding of nutrition in the human body. Over 14 units you will come to understand the main systems of the human body, and how what humans consume (in diet and supplements) combines with their activity level (exercise) and pathology (dietary disorders) to determine their overall health.

In this course you will explore the main systems of the human body, specifically looking at how nutrition is taken in and utilized to provide energy and build our bodies. You will learn about the various vitamins and minerals that humans need and how they work, while also exploring the impact of water and other nutrients on people. You will learn about metabolism, vegetarianism, fat storage and more. All of this works towards a final discussion on how to consult with future clients to help them understand the role that nutrition and activity level plays in their health, wellness and longevity. In short, you will learn how important a nutritionist can be in helping people to lead long, healthy lives.

This is a truly comprehensive and great course if you want to learn more so you can help yourself and others to eat better and be healthier.

Course Contents

  • Diet and Nutrition Introduction
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Course Outline

UNIT 1 Basic Anatomy and Physiology

  • Learning Outcomes
  • Circulatory System
  • Digestive System
  • Excretory System
  • Nervous System
  • Respiratory System
  • Working Together
  • Organization of Remaining Units
  • Getting the Most Out of this Course
  • Summary
  • Enhance Your Learning
  • Quiz

UNIT 2 The Digestive Process

  • Learning Outcomes
  • Understanding Digestion
  • The Organs of Digestion
  • Digestion and Nutrition
  • Summary
  • Enhance Your Learning
  • Quiz

UNIT 3 Human Nutrition and the Importance of Vitamins

  • Learning Outcomes
  • Vitamins and the Human Body
  • General Adaption Syndrome
  • Summary
  • Enhance Your Learning
  • Quiz

UNIT 4 Minerals and Water

  • Learning Outcomes
  • Minerals in the Body
  • The Role of Water in the Body
  • Summary
  • Enhance Your Learning
  • Quiz

UNIT 5 Carbohydrates, Proteins and Fats

  • Learning Outcomes
  • Carbohydrates
  • Protein
  • Fats
  • Summary
  • Enhance Your Learning
  • Quiz

UNIT 6 The Concepts of Healthy Eating and Weight Management

  • Learning Outcomes
  • Understanding Weight Gain
  • Risk Factors of Obesity
  • Losing Weight
  • Summary
  • Enhance Your Learning
  • Quiz

UNIT 7 – Tips for Compiling Eating Programmes

  • Learning Outcomes
  • Fat Storage
  • Encouraging Lifestyle Change
  • Tips for Client Consultation
  • Summary
  • Enhance Your Learning
  • Quiz

UNIT 8 Metabolism and Exercise

  • Learning Outcomes
  • The Characteristics of the Metabolism
  • Overview of the Six Nutrient Groups
  • The Five Food Groups
  • The Impact of Exercise
  • Summary
  • Enhance Your Learning
  • Quiz

UNIT 9 Allergies and Intolerances

  • Learning Outcomes
  • Food Allergies and Intolerances
  • Determining Intolerance through Elimination Diets
  • Summary
  • Enhance Your Learning
  • Quiz

UNIT 10 The Yeast Menace

  • Learning Outcomes
  • Yeast and the Human Body
  • Treating Yeast Issues
  • Summary
  • Enhance Your Learning
  • Quiz

UNIT 11 Food Combining and Supplements

  • Learning Outcomes
  • The Value of Fruit in the Human Diet
  • Food Combining
  • Summary
  • Enhance Your Learning
  • Quiz

UNIT 12 Food Cravings

  • Learning Outcomes
  • The Biology and Psychology of Food Cravings
  • What People Crave
  • Reducing Food Cravings
  • Summary
  • Enhance Your Learning
  • Quiz

UNIT 13 Disease States

  • Learning Outcomes
  • Arthritis and Nutrition
  • Dietary Concerns of Asthma
  • Heart Disease and Nutrition
  • Diabetes and the Human Diet
  • The Role of Nutrition in Recovering from a Cold
  • Summary
  • Enhance Your Learning
  • Quiz

UNIT 14 Consulting with Vegetarians

  • Learning Outcomes
  • Understanding Vegetarianism
  • Nutritional Considerations for the Vegetarian
  • Summary
  • Enhance Your Learning
  • Quiz
  • Assessment

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