Lesson series

The Concept of Food Nutrition- 13 hours (CPD)

Make better food choices and live a healthier life with the Concept of Nutrition. This course explores the essentials of nutrition, including how the body breaks down and uses food, food safety, sports nutrition and special nutritional needs throughout the human life cycle--and asks you to weigh in on relevant debates, such as sustainable diets, the safety of supplements, genetically modified foods, how much is too much sugar.

 -  Food choices and human health
 -  Nutrition tools: standards & guideline
-   The remarkable body
-   Carbohydrates: sugar, starch, glycogen, and fiber
-   The lipids: fats, oils, phospholipids, and sterols
-   The proteins and amino acids
-   The vitamins
-   Energy balance and healthy body weight
-   Performance nutrition
-   Nutrition and chronic diseases
-   Food safety and food technology
-   Life cycle nutrition
-   Grocery shopping tips
-   Plant based eating and mindful eating