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Nutritionist Certificate

£9.95

Nutritionist Certificate Certificate of achievement in Nutritionist Level 3. Additional CPD Accredited Certificate with 80 CPD points available with no extra study. The course comes with easy to understand e-learning study materials. Do you want to become a Nutritionist?. The Nutritionist 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. This nutrition course aims to enhance your knowledge on this wide area of Diet and Nutrition. Whether you are looking to improve your job prospects or simply wish to expand your knowledge for further education this Nutrition advisor course is a convenient way to study for an accredited course. The course explains how healthy balanced diet plans can be developed. The course begins with an introduction to the important role nutrition and diet play in maintaining health. It further discusses the role nutrition plays in growth and development throughout our lives. The introductory units in the course discuss the three energy-yielding macronutrients – carbohydrates, proteins and lipids in detail and explain how these macronutrients help body to maintain numerous bodily functions such as growth and providing energy to carry out activities. Moving on the course discusses how various micronutrients such as vitamin C, vitamin E and selenium help prevent cell damage. Besides providing us an overview of the micronutrients the course also discusses the effects of their deficiency on our health. The course covers everything from a basic introduction to the concept of nutrition right through to digestion, detoxification, women’s health, the immune system and how diet and nutrition are linked with human disease. On this course you will study two comprehensive units on weight control management and weight loss management. The key differences between healthy and unhealthy weight loss are also introduced and discussed. This self-paced programme is available 24/7 providing you with the flexibility to train at the pace, location and time of your choosing. Endorsed certificate from a 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.

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Description

Certificate in Nutritionist Level 3

Learning outcomes

On course completion the learner should be able to:

  • Understand important role nutrition plays in maintaining health
  • Understand what are macronutrients – carbohydrates, proteins and lipids
  • Explore micronutrients such as vitamin C, vitamin E and selenium
  • Investigate digestion, detoxification, the immune system and how diet and nutrition are linked with human disease.
  • Identify the recommended daily allowances
  • Explore health issues associated with poor diets
  • Understand the nutritional needs of specific groups
  • Identify food allergies and intolerances
  • Gain a practical insight into effective weight management
  • Identify effective strategies we can use to lose weight and maintain this weight loss

Course Syllabus

This Nutritionist Course Consists of the following units:

Unit 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

Unit 2 – Dietary Nutrition

  • 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

Unit 3 – The Balanced Diet

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

Unit 4 – Dietary Requirements

  • 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

Unit 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

Unit 6 – Weight Loss

  • Benefits of Weight Loss
  • Weight Loss Motivation
  • Psychological Factors
  • Developing Weight Loss Motivation
  • Basal Metabolic Rate
  • How does the Human Metabolism Work?
  • Factors that Affect the Speed of Metabolism
  • Weight Gain
  • Other Causes
  • Healthy Eating
  • Healthy Weight Loss Diet
  • Maintaining a Healthy Weight
  • Plus more

Unit 7 – Weight Control

  • Healthy Weight
  • Energy Balance
  • Counting Calories
  • Balanced Diet and Weight Control
  • Adopting Active Lifestyles
  • Benefits of Exercise in a Weight Control Programme
  • Calorie Requirement
  • Plus more

Course Benefits:

  • Full Tutor Support
  • Self paced, no fixed schedules
  • Available to students anywhere in the world
  • 24/7 Access to the LMS ( Learning Management System )
  • Easy to understand quality e-learning study materials.

Course Material

All course materials are included in the course price. All your study material will be available on our learning management system for which you will get access once you are enrolled. The material can be downloaded and printed as well.

Our distance learning course materials are specially written for home study and contain a wealth of knowledge in easy to understand language. We use variety of media to help you learn. Your course may use any of the following different media which you can use from home or where ever you choose to study:

  • Online course materials
  • Question papers
  • Additional Supporting Material
  • Useful Links

Course assessment

You will be continually assessed throughout the course. Your assignment will be marked by your tutor and independently moderated. The feedback on your assignment will then be sent to you. On receipt of this, you may wish to contact your tutor to discuss the feedback.

Tutor Support

When you enrol on a course with Brentwood Open Learning College you are allocated your personal tutor. Tutor’s help and support will be available throughout your studies with the college. He/she will assess your work and will provide you with regular feedback on your progress.