The links between diet and health have never been so important. This is your chance to gain more specialist knowledge about this interesting topic to see how it can help you further your professional development and career opportunities in healthcare or health promotion.
This 20 credit module is available to start throughout the year. Study in a flexible manner with a few face-to-face lectures supported by a complete e-learning guide you can work through at home. Funding may also be available to subsidise costs, subject to eligibility.
- Institution codes: CORN C78
- Awarded by: Cornwall College & Plymouth University
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- What is a healthy diet?
- Nutrients required for health (carbohydrates, fats, protein, fibre, water, minerals and vitamins)
- Energy substrates and storage
- Energy balance and obesity
- Type 2 diabetes and diet
- Cardiovascular disease and diet
- Osteoporosis, anaemia and digestive complaints and diet
- Special populations (nutrition for children, older adults, athletes).
*Modules are subject to change and availability
*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility.
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