Essentials of Nutrition

Westminster Business School
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Part time
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Course description

Essentials of Nutrition

This online nutrition course will introduce you to fundamental aspects of the subject, such as essentials of a diet, food intake and control, digestion and absorption, macronutrients, micronutrients, dietary requirements and nutrition in health and disease.

Nutrition as a science has evolved from many disciplines including, physiology, cell science, biochemistry and molecular biology. The multidisciplinary nature of the subject area makes it an exciting and dynamic field of study.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This online short course is a preparatory course for students who are looking to study further in the field of nutrition. It is in particular for students who are hoping to go onto the Global Public Health Nutrition MSc or Sport and Exercise Nutrition MSc but have minimal or no previous nutritional experience or qualifications.

The course may also be well-suited for those keen to further their knowledge in the field of nutrition. However, please note that this is a self-study course with many tasks to complete along the way.

Training Course Content

This short course is comprised of eight units, which cover:

  • Unit 1 – Essentials of a diet
  • Unit 2 – Macronutrients: carbohydrates
  • Unit 3 – Macronutrients: fats and proteins
  • Unit 4 – Food intake and control
  • Unit 5 – Micronutrients: vitamins
  • Unit 6 – Micronutrients: minerals
  • Unit 7 – Dietary requirements
  • Unit 8 – Nutrition, health and disease

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Westminster Business School

Westminster Business School is one of London’s leading centres for business education based in the heart of London and its political, media and financial services scene. The School has a large and diverse academic body with extensive business, consultancy and...

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35 Marylebone Road
NW1 5LS London

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