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- Course delivery: This course is delivered in presentation format
Course detailsDiploma in Nutrition Level 4
When studying for an advanced Diploma in Nutrition with Oxford Home Study College, every learner benefits from:
All learning materials and supporting documentation required to complete the course provided as standard - no additional expenses or purchases required.
The opportunity to study in your own time and at your own pace for an internationally-recognized qualification.
Complete flexibility with no deadlines or time restrictions to worry about - ideal for those with active lifestyles and busy schedules.
24/7 access to our exclusive online learning platform, allowing you to study from any location and any device with an Internet connection.
The complete commitment of our exclusive tutors and the wider Oxford Home Study College student support team throughout your studies.
Diploma in Nutrition-Learning Objectives
With no prior experience or education required, this intensive Diploma in Nutrition has been designed to take first-time newcomers from entry-level to professionally-capable in the course of a single distance-learning program. Nutrition and dietetics are complex and important scientific fields where targeted and in-depth study is required, prior to stepping into a professional position. Our exclusive online diploma provides a comprehensive yet digestible overview of each of the key topics the professional nutritionist must master.
Both for newcomers to the profession and those looking to climb the ladder to higher positions, earning an internationally-recognised qualification from an accredited awarding organization could make all the difference. As part of the learning experience with Oxford Home Study College, every learner benefits from the complete support of a professional tutor with unrivalled experience and expertise. Should you need any assistance at any time, a member of the team can be contacted 24/7 via our exclusive online learning platform.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will benefit from an array of new skills, talents and knowledge including:
A solid understanding of the basics of human nutrition
The ability to handle the primary responsibilities of the professional nutritionist
How the digestive system impacts overall human health and wellbeing
The confidence to help and advise those with common eating disorders
A comprehensive grasp of dietary balance and its important to human health
How to offer help and support to people with different dietary requirements
The way in which women's dietary requirements differ throughout life
An understanding of the direct connection between diet and disease
The way in which dietary balance affects the immune system
A variety of essential weight loss and weight management concepts
How diet can affect the aging process, internally and externally
Diploma in Nutrition-Course Outline
This intensive yet digestible Diploma in Nutrition is delivered across 15 modules - each concluding with an online assessment to verify your acquired knowledge and competencies. Your assigned tutor will provide you with comprehensive support at all times, in order to assist with your successful completion of each unit.
Module 1 - An Overview of Nutrition
- What is Nutrition?
- What Are Nutrients?
- Units of Energy
- Daily Energy Requirements
- Basal Metabolic Rate
- The Whole Food Nutrition
- Types of Carbs
- Protein Intake in the Diet
- Antioxidants and Preservatives
- Terms used on Food Labels
- B5 ( Pantothenic Acid)
- B6 ( Pyridoxine)
- B9 ( Folic Acid)
- What is Digestion?
- Stress and Digestion
- What are Eating Disorders?
- Common Eating Disorders
- Bulimia Nervosa
- Binge Eating Disorder
- Background for a Balanced Diet
- Balanced Diet
- How to Count Calories in Food
- Well-Balanced Die
- Choosing the Right Food
- Sources of Protein
- Caffeinated Drinks
- Water/ Fluid
- Immune System
- Food Allergies and Sensitivities
- How Allergies Develop
- Preventing Food Allergies
- Cardiovascular Disease
- Premenstrual Syndrome
- PMS or PMT
- Pregnancy and Lactation
- Stages of Weaning
- Low-Fat, low-Calorie and high-Fibre
- Nutrition for Children
- Nutrition Issues
Eligibility / Requirements
Diploma in Nutrition
No particular entry requirement.
Diploma in Diet and Nutrition QLS Level 4 endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme
Certificate Fee: £95 + postal charges
Diploma in Diet and Nutrition issued by BOLC
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CPD Accredited Certificate
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Job roles this course is suitable for:Nutrition Specialist , Nutritional Therapist , Nutritional Health Coach
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