This course covers the structure and function of the digestive system together with a full understanding of enzyme activity and the breakdown of foods. It also covers the following:
- Definition of Nutrition
- Amino Acid Process
- Enzyme Activity
- Definition of Nutrients and Anti Nutrients
- Carbohydrates, Proteins and Fats
- Vitamin and Mineral Definitions
- Cholesterol Involvement
- Nutritional Terminology
- Methods of Refining Foods
- Diseases and Conditions of the Digestive System
- Preparing a detailed questionnaire
Who would benefit?
Anyone interested in learning about healthy eating, food planning and an understanding of Nutrition and Diet
In particular interest to those who would like to know more about how food affects their wellbeing, specifically and how diet can help us achieve more energy. This course is exciting and dynamic for those people who are genuinely fascinated about learning how their bodies interact with foods and in turn how this affects the way they look and feel.
This course is open to everybody
About the structure of the course.
There are 5 assignments which need to be completed by each student, research and written answers are required to demonstrate knowledge and understanding about the subject. The assignments are designed to stimulate learning and require time from the student to complete. It is an interactive course whereby the student receives the assignments and then they are sent by email attachment for comments and encouragement. On successful completion of the course a certificate of achievment is awarded.
Cost of Course