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Diploma in Nutrition Level 4 Certificate of achievement in Diploma in Nutrition Level 4. Additional CPD Accredited Certificate with 80 CPD points available with no extra study. The course comes with easy to understand e-learning study materials. Endorsed Certificate of Achievement. Explore the increasingly important role of the professional nutrition advisor and build valuable skills for life with this exclusive Diploma in Diet and Nutrition. Discover why it is that qualified nutritionists are in greater demand on a global basis than ever before and begin working towards a rewarding career for life. All over the world, the general public is becoming increasingly aware of the contribution dietary habits make to overall human health. We are what we eat – the way we approach our daily diets having a marked impact on every aspect of health and wellbeing. The importance of dietary balance has prompted millions of adults on a global basis to begin taking their dietary habits more seriously, proactively monitoring and controlling what goes into their bodies. Nevertheless, it takes the advice and support of professional nutritionists to steer health-conscious individuals in the right direction. The pace of modern life is making it increasingly difficult for the general public to achieve true dietary balance – the input of capable and qualified nutritionists often making all the difference. Why study Diet and Nutrition? This intensive Diploma in Nutrition provides learners with a comprehensive introduction to one of the world’s most relevant and fascinating contemporary professions. Establishing a strong foundation upon which to build a rewarding lifelong career, course content focuses on key areas of nutrition and dietetics of practical value in a working scenario. Just a few examples of the core topics covered include how various key nutrients affect human health, the role nutrition plays in building and strengthening the immune system, the connection between dietary choices and disease-risk, an overview of detoxification digestion, an introduction to women’s health issues and many more besides. If looking to take that all important first step into a truly extraordinary field, this exclusive Diploma in Nutrition could be for you.

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Diploma in Nutrition Level 4

Course Benefits

When studying for an advanced Diploma in Nutrition with Oxford Home Study College, every learner benefits from:

  1. All learning materials and supporting documentation required to complete the course provided as standard – no additional expenses or purchases required.
  2. The opportunity to study in your own time and at your own pace for an internationally-recognized qualification.
  3. Complete flexibility with no deadlines or time restrictions to worry about – ideal for those with active lifestyles and busy schedules.
  4. 24/7 access to our exclusive online learning platform, allowing you to study from any location and any device with an Internet connection.
  5. 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.

Diploma in Nutrition-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
  • Specifics of a whole Food Diet
  • Plus more

Diploma in Nutrition-Module 2 – Basics of Nutrition 1

  • Macro-Nutrients
  • Types of Carbs
  • Protein Intake in the Diet
  • Antioxidants and Preservatives
  • Terms used on Food Labels
  • Checking the Label for Saturated Fat
  • Plus more

Diploma in Nutrition-Module 3 – Basics of Nutrition 2

  • Micronutrients
  • B5 ( Pantothenic Acid)
  • B6 ( Pyridoxine)
  • B9 ( Folic Acid)
  • Minerals
  • Health Supplements
  • Special Nutrients
  • Fibre
  • Plus more

Diploma in Nutrition-Module 4 – Digestion and Detoxification

  • What is Digestion?
  • Stress and Digestion
  • Detoxification
  • Enhancing the Process of Digestion
  • Plus more

Diploma in Nutrition-Module 5 – Eating Disorders

  • What are Eating Disorders?
  • Common Eating Disorders
  • How to Avoid or Prevent an Eating Disorder
  • Treatment for Eating Disorders
  • Anorexia
  • Causes of Anorexia Nervosa
  • Bulimia Nervosa
  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • Geophagy
  • Disordered Eating
  • Eating According to a Set Time
  • Eating by Food Types
  • Plus more

Diploma in Nutrition-Module 6 – Balancing the Diet

  • Background for a Balanced Diet
  • Balanced Diet
  • How to Count Calories in Food
  • Well-Balanced Die
  • Maintaining a Healthy, Balanced Diet
  • Plus more

Diploma in Nutrition-Module 7 – Principles of Healthy Eating

  • Dietary Intakes for a Healthy Balanced Diet
  • Choosing the Right Food
  • Sources of Protein
  • Caffeinated Drinks
  • Water/ Fluid
  • Different Cooking Methods
  • Plus more

Diploma in Nutrition-Module 8 – Nutrition and the Immune System

  • Immune System
  • Food Allergies and Sensitivities
  • Causes Food Allergies and Intolerances
  • Difference between a Food Allergy and Intolerance
  • How Allergies Develop
  • Symptoms
  • Preventing Food Allergies
  • Plus more

Diploma in Nutrition-Module 9 – Diet and Disease

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cancer
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Plus more

Diploma in Nutrition-Module 10 – Women’s Health

  • Premenstrual Syndrome
  • PMS or PMT
  • Menopause
  • Nutrition
  • Osteoporosis
  • Plus more

Diploma in Nutrition-Module 11 – Nutrition Requirement for Different People

  • Pregnancy and Lactation
  • Stages of Weaning
  • Low-Fat, low-Calorie and high-Fibre
  • Nutrition for Children
  • Key Nutrients and Dietary Sources
  • Importance of a Healthy Diet
  • Nutrition Issues
  • Nutrition for Generally Fit and Healthy Older Adults
  • Factors that Affect Nutrition
  • Problems Associated with Nutrition
  • Food Sources of Important Nutrients
  • Plus more