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Diet and Nutritional Advisor Course

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Diet & Nutritional Advisor Course

Train to become a Nutritionist from the comfort of your own home with this comprehensive fully certified Diet and Nutrition Advisor course.

In this course you will develop a strong foundational understanding of nutrition in the human body. Over 14 units you will come to understand the main systems of the human body, and how what humans consume (in diet and supplements) combines with their activity level (exercise) and pathology (dietary https://firstessayservice.net disorders) to determine their overall health.

In this course you will explore the main systems of the human body, specifically looking at how nutrition is taken in and utilized to provide energy and build our bodies. You will learn about the various vitamins and minerals that humans need and how they work, while also exploring the impact of water and other nutrients on people. You will learn about metabolism, vegetarianism, fat storage and more. All of this works towards a final discussion on how to consult with future clients to help them understand the role that nutrition and activity level plays in their health, wellness and longevity. In short, you will learn how important a nutritionist can be in helping people to lead long, healthy lives.

This course is a distance learning course and is fully certified, upon succesful completion of the course assessment you can get insured to practice as a Nutritionist and to start seeing clients.

Other work options are available to a certified nutritionist too:

Not everyone relishes the prospect of being self employed. For those looking to gain other employment, a certificate in nutrition will enable you to work in a health food store or work in a nutrition research company. Gyms and fitness centres welcome trained nutritionists to their teams.

Whichever route you take, employed or self employed,  a registered nutritionist can demand a salary of around £30,000 depending on their geographical location.

The Nutritionist Course Details:

  • The course is broken down into 14 units and will take around 150 hours of study to complete.
  • Assessment is through quizzes and written assessment which must be submitted for marking and appraisal either via email or by post.
  • You will also have access to a designated course tutor who can help you to navigate any challenges you may face.

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Start your own business. After successfully completing our Diet and Nutrition Advisor course, you will be sufficiently qualified to start and run your own private practice as a nutritionist or diet and nutrition advisor.

Frequently Asked Questions:

This course will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home, you also receive your own tutor for full tutor support when completing the course. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. The course comes with a course assessment in the form of quizzes, written questions and short essays, once you have completed your course assessment please email or post it back to us for marking, you will then receive your feedback and certificates.

Course Contents

  • Diet and Nutrition Introduction
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Course Outline

UNIT 1 Basic Anatomy and Physiology

  • Learning Outcomes
  • Circulatory System
  • Digestive System
  • Excretory System
  • Nervous System
  • Respiratory System
  • Working Together
  • Organization of Remaining Units
  • Getting the Most Out of this Course
  • Summary
  • Enhance Your Learning
  • Quiz

UNIT 2 The Digestive Process

  • Learning Outcomes
  • Understanding Digestion
  • The Organs of Digestion
  • Digestion and Nutrition
  • Summary
  • Enhance Your Learning
  • Quiz

UNIT 3 Human Nutrition and the Importance of Vitamins

  • Learning Outcomes
  • Vitamins and the Human Body
  • General Adaption Syndrome
  • Summary
  • Enhance Your Learning
  • Quiz

UNIT 4 Minerals and Water

  • Learning Outcomes
  • Minerals in the Body
  • The Role of Water in the Body
  • Summary
  • Enhance Your Learning
  • Quiz

UNIT 5 Carbohydrates, Proteins and Fats

  • Learning Outcomes
  • Carbohydrates
  • Protein
  • Fats
  • Summary
  • Enhance Your Learning
  • Quiz

UNIT 6 The Concepts of Healthy Eating and Weight Management

  • Learning Outcomes
  • Understanding Weight Gain
  • Risk Factors of Obesity
  • Losing Weight
  • Summary
  • Enhance Your Learning
  • Quiz

UNIT 7 – Tips for Compiling Eating Programmes

  • Learning Outcomes
  • Fat Storage
  • Encouraging Lifestyle Change
  • Tips for Client Consultation
  • Summary
  • Enhance Your Learning
  • Quiz

UNIT 8 Metabolism and Exercise

  • Learning Outcomes
  • The Characteristics of the Metabolism
  • Overview of the Six Nutrient Groups
  • The Five Food Groups
  • The Impact of Exercise
  • Summary
  • Enhance Your Learning
  • Quiz

UNIT 9 Allergies and Intolerances

  • Learning Outcomes
  • Food Allergies and Intolerances
  • Determining Intolerance through Elimination Diets
  • Summary
  • Enhance Your Learning
  • Quiz

UNIT 10 The Yeast Menace

  • Learning Outcomes
  • Yeast and the Human Body
  • Treating Yeast Issues
  • Summary
  • Enhance Your Learning
  • Quiz

UNIT 11 Food Combining and Supplements

  • Learning Outcomes
  • The Value of Fruit in the Human Diet
  • Food Combining
  • Summary
  • Enhance Your Learning
  • Quiz

UNIT 12 Food Cravings

  • Learning Outcomes
  • The Biology and Psychology of Food Cravings
  • What People Crave
  • Reducing Food Cravings
  • Summary
  • Enhance Your Learning
  • Quiz

UNIT 13 Disease States

  • Learning Outcomes
  • Arthritis and Nutrition
  • Dietary Concerns of Asthma
  • Heart Disease and Nutrition
  • Diabetes and the Human Diet
  • The Role of Nutrition in Recovering from a Cold
  • Summary
  • Enhance Your Learning
  • Quiz

UNIT 14 Consulting with Vegetarians

  • Learning Outcomes
  • Understanding Vegetarianism
  • Nutritional Considerations for the Vegetarian
  • Summary
  • Enhance Your Learning
  • Quiz
  • Assessment

All of our courses include full tutor support. You can contact your tutor either by email or telephone, or request a call back.

Our friendly course advisors are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to answer any questions that you might have.

Our contact numbers are:

Freephone: 0800 955 6808
Training Centre: 0161 907 0948

We also offer monthly practice groups and inspirational events in Manchester and London for all students studying any of our courses. The events are a great way to watch live demonstrations of the techniques, have a practice with other students and to meet your tutors. Once you’ve signed up for any of our courses you will receive details of our monthly events via email.