Nutrition and Healthy Eating

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Understanding the importance of healthy eating and the choices we make with regards to the food we consume is paramount. This course has been written to help individuals learn how to make healthy choices, create healthy menus and prepare and cook well-balanced meals. You will also learn the importance of vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, fats and proteins. As well as nutritional needs throughout life.

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Course Description

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All about this Nutrition and Healthy Eating Course

The course will explain the importance of ensuring our bodies are supplied with essential vitamins and minerals in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle and will explain how to understand food labels and cater for different diets. The course will also look at how a poor diet affects health.

You will also explore why healthy eating is important and how diet can impact health in a positive and in a negative way. You will also explore BMI’s and which groups that BMI does not work for. You will also explore obesity and learn that in the UK it is estimated that 1 in every 4 adults and 1 in every 5 children (aged 10 to 11) is obese.

You will explore the importance of hydration and the problems encountered through dehydration. You will then move onto explore the importance of hydration for babies, toddlers and children.

You will then move onto explore what carbohydrates, fats and proteins are and why they are important. You will also look at the essential vitamins and minerals required by our body in order to function well.

You will also cover how nutritional requirements and preferences may vary though different groups of people. Towards the end of the course, you will consider the different allergies and intolerance’s and the regulations surrounding food labeling.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 4 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 4 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

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  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
  • Fully printed certificate posted next day
  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to healthy eating and drinking – In the first unit you will explore why healthy eating is important and you will learn how to calculate your body mass index (BMI) and explore how diet and lifestyle can impact health.
  • Unit 2 – Water and fluids – In the second unit you will look at the importance of keeping hydrated and explore the health problems encountered by dehydration. You will also look at the importance of consuming alcohol responsibility and the impact of alcohol consumption on health.
  • Unit 3 – Carbohydrates, fats and proteins – In this unit you will consider why carbohydrates, fats and proteins are important in a healthy diet, you will also look at the different types of carbohydrates, fats and proteins.
  • Unit 4 – Vitamins and minerals – In this unit you will explore the different types of vitamins and minerals, where each one can be sourced and what our bodies need them for.
  • Unit 5 – Nutritional needs throughout life – In this unit you will consider the different groups of people and how their nutritional requirements and preferences may vary, this includes pregnant women, vegans, religion, children, etc.
  • Unit 6 – Allergies, intolerances and food labelling – In this unit you will look at how diets need to be adapted and changed to suit individuals with certain allergies and intolerances to ensure a healthy balanced diet is being consumed.
  • Unit 7 – Diet and healthy eating – In the final unit of the nutrition and healthy eating course you will explore the Eatwell Guide that is recommended by the Department of Health and you will look at the importance of consuming fruit and vegetables and avoiding foods high in fats and sugars.
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“The learner is able to take a break and go back to the training at any time. The certificate is easy to download and a printed version is also posted to the learner. The quiz at the end really tests the learner’s knowledge to evidence they have learnt what is expected.”

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Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about this course and others that we offer. If you still have any questions, simply contact our course advisors on 0800 077 3063 or email

How long does the course take to complete?

This course takes a few hours to complete and you can do this without any restrictions. This means you can buy the course and start at any time. You can also begin your learning, stop and come back to the course to pick up where you left off.

Is this Nutrition and Healthy Eating course accredited?

Yes the course is fully accredited through the CPD Certification Service. They review all of our content to check for quality, depth and that the material is fully up-to-date. Each year our membership with the service is renewed and all courses are thoroughly checked prior to being accredited.

Will I get a certificate when I finish?

Yes, as soon as you finish this course you can immediately download a PDF version of your personalised certificate. We also then send a fully printed copy to you by first class post.

How long does the certificate last?

The certificate after finishing this course lasts for 2 years until expiry which is when we recommend completing the training again. Some industries may require an update to CPD more frequently than this and others may not but, as a standard rule, we recommend completing the Nutrition and Healthy Eating course every 2 years to ensure it is fresh in your mind and you understanding the latest regulations.

What are the benefits of completing this Nutrition and Healthy Eating course online?

By completing this course online you can study in your own time and at your own pace. Having the ability to complete the units at a time to suit you engages your learning much more and enables you to interact and soak up the information easier.

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This course has been checked and assured for quality and accuracy by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, to ensure it meets their exacting standards and is up-to-date. Formed over 100 years ago, RoSPA are committed to increasing safety measures and reducing accidents throughout numerous industries as well as campaigning for better standards in health and safety worldwide.

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Nutrition and Healthy Eating
Nutrition and Healthy Eating
£20 + VAT