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Nutrition For Young Children Level 3

Open Study College
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329 GBP
English
Distance
e-learning / Online / Distance

Course description

Unit 1: Principles of a balanced diet

  • Nutrients that comprise our food
  • How our bodies use these nutrients
  • The effect of nutrients
  • The effects of nutritional imbalance
  • Current guidelines for healthy eating

Unit 2: Prenatal and infant feeding

  • Nutrition is preconception and pregnancy
  • Milk feeding
  • Weaning
  • Common feeding problems in infants
  • Nutrition for preterm infants

Unit 3: Nutrition for pre-school children

  • Main dietary principles for good nutrition in the 1-4 year age group
  • Common challenges of providing a balanced diet for children aged between 1-4 years
  • Challenges of providing a balanced diet within childcare settings
  • Core components of nutritionally beneficial meal plans for children of this age group

Unit 4: Nutrition for school aged children (5-18 years)

  • Challenges of providing good nutrition for school aged children
  • Range of factors which influence nutritional choice within this age group
  • Potential risk factors within this age group associated with nutritional imbalance
  • Strategies and schemes that can be used to address some of the nutritional challenges within this age group

Unit 5: Nutrition for food hypersensitivity in children

  • Food allergies and intolerance
  • Medical conditions that require dietary modification
  • Advising parents

Unit 6: Childhood obesity

  • Main nutritional problems which contribute to the rising incidence of childhood obesity
  • Negative impacts of childhood obesity in terms of health and wellbeing
  • Risk factors for diabetes associated with childhood obesity
  • How childhood obesity can impact future health and wellbeing into adulthood

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OR 6 Monthly Instalments of GBP 64.35 with a deposit of GBP
42.90 totalling 429

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