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Oxford Home Study College Diet And Nutrition Course Oxford Home Study College
  • Duration / Course length: 200 Hours Start now
  • Accredited in: UK
  • Accredited by: ABC Awards
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  • Course delivery: This course is delivered in presentation format

Course details

Interested in completing a course in Diet And Nutrition? The Diet And Nutrition Course focuses on relating variety, balance and moderation to a healthy diet plan and explains how healthy balanced diet plans can be developed. 

You will learn how nutrition plays different roles in human body and will learn about different food groups and their nutritional value. Moving on you will learn obesity by examining human energy balance, this will give you deep understanding of our body's metabolism. 

You will also learn about special dietary requirements , nutrition of groups with special dietary needs at different stages in their lives including; pregnancy, breast feeding, babies and children, young people and the elderly.

The course also discusses in details the risk factors causing different diseases and the rationale for current dietary recommendations designed to prevent these diseases. The course also covers, how healthy weight can be attained and maintained by people of different groups and gives you an understanding of the basics of healthy weight and highlights the importance of healthy weight. 

It then looks at the effects of weight loss on health and highlights the risks of rapid weight loss methods and discusses why people find it hard to lose weight and then to maintain that loss. It defines positive and negative energy balance and identifies several principles of sound weight loss.

Course Syllabus:

On this Nutritional Therapy Course the students will complete the following course units:
Module1 - An Overview of Nutrition
Module2 - Dietary Nutrition
Module3 - The Balanced Diet
Module4 - Dietary Requirements
Module5 - Eating Disorders
Module6 - Weight Loss
Module7 - Weight Control

This self-paced programme is available 24/7 providing you with the flexibility to train at the pace, location and time of your choosing. Accredited certificate from Ofqual's registered awarding body is available on course completion. College registration, tutor support, course materials and additional supporting material are all included in the course fee.

Updated on 21 October, 2018

Eligibility / Requirements

There is no particular entry requirement. We do not ask for any previous qualification or experience. Students of all age and academic background can enrol on this course.

About Oxford Home Study College

Oxford Home Study Centre is the UK’s leading provider of affordable, accessible distance learning programs for students worldwide. We owe our international reputation to our founding principles of transparency, commitment to quality and unrivalled value for money.

Our course catalogue currently includes more than 100 fully-accredited online courses, covering the widest variety of subjects and specialisms. We are proud of our achievements in setting the high standard for distance learning .The quality of our courses and the support we offer to our students has resulted in tremendous success to the OHSC. We believe that the success of our college is underpinned by the success of our students. The students at OHSC get exceptional support from qualified and experienced tutors.

One of the main reasons for OHSC success is its uniquely individual, friendly and supportive service. We believe in quality; from our course materials to our tutor support and from our customer service to administration sector, students find fully committed team of professionals to deal with. We respond to 90% of emails with 24 hours. Learning Materials and Assessments are of high quality and are provided in easily accessible formats which can be viewed online or printed.

A certificate of completion (soft copy) can be claimed for  £10. If you need a hard copy of this certificate you will pay  £25 + postal charges ( £9 for UK students,  £15 for outside UK)

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