Nutrition and Health
Designed for people who are looking to enter into or progress within the health and social care sector, or with a personal interest.
The number of obese people in the UK has more than trebled in the last 25 years, reaching what many doctors believe to be ‘epidemic’ proportions. Insufficient nutrition can lead to a variety of health-threatening conditions; understanding the benefits of a balanced diet
and the role of nutrition in the prevention and treatment of disease is fundamental.
Gain relevant skills, knowledge and understanding of key subject areas
Food safety for the home
Principles of healthy food preparation
Connections between food and feelings
Consider nutritional needs of a variety of individuals
Use food and nutrition information to plan a healthy diet
Food safety for the home environment