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More and more people are trying to lead healthier lifestyles and nutrition is a vital part of this. How can you go about weeding fact from fiction? The best way to learn more about the subject is to study it. When you Google ‘online nutrition courses’ you are bombarded with hundreds and thousands of search results. How do you decide which one to pick? Shaw Academy is proud to offer an evidence-based Diploma in Nutrition, that is delivered online by a Registered Dietitian. This is your first step in empowering yourself through nutrition education. Explore the core elements of nutrition and understand the science behind the current nutrition guidelines. Our online nutrition course has been verified extensively for outstanding quality, but the flexible nature of online learning allows you to study at your own pace. This nutrition certification is ideal for those of you looking to understand more about the building blocks of nutrition and is also the ideal course to act as a springboard towards future nutrition education. Take this chance to significantly enhance your career prospects as you move closer towards completing this online nutrition course.
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8 Interactive Lessons
4 Weeks Long
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8 Interactive Lessons
Weekly Assignments + Fun Quizzes
If you miss a lesson, you can always view the recordings later.
During this session of your online nutrition course, you will familiarise yourself with general patterns of healthy eating and explore the connection to between nutrition, disease and overall well-being. We will deep dive into the functioning of the digestive system and understand the correlation of organs working in tandem to digest, absorb and utilize the food you eat to keep you alive. Complex concepts are simplified using fun and interesting analogies as you learn more about the building blocks of nutrition.
During lesson two of this nutrition certification, you will learn how macronutrients, such as carbohydrates, provide your body with fuel. We explore how carbohydrates are digested and what impact this can have on your body. As you near the end of this class, you will be able to recognise and differentiate between healthy and unhealthy sources of carbohydrates with ease and understand the various forms of sweeteners, including their pros and cons.
In lesson three of your path to this nutrition certification, you will learn about the importance of protein in your diet. By the end this lesson of your online nutrition course, you will know how to understand and translate protein recommendations and will know which proteins to include in your diet more often and which you should avoid.
As you progress further in your nutrition certification you will understand how dietary fat plays a critical role in the body. We will deep dive into the structure, naming and properties of various form of fat and look at ways that you can improve your health through clever fat substitutions.
You wrap up this lesson by busting some common fat myths and you will learn the truth about coconut oil, low fat products and eggs. You are that much closer to finishing your online nutrition course.
Lesson five kickstarts with discovering why we need these essential nutrients and what common deficiencies can occur if we don’t consume sufficient amounts. As your progress through this online nutrition course, you will learn more about antioxidants and phytonutrients and the invaluable role they play in bettering our health. At the end of this session, you will be reviewing the pros and cons of various production methods for fresh produce and explore a few practical methods of retaining micronutrients while cooking. This is a vital component of your nutrition certification and should not be missed at any cost.
Lesson six of this online nutrition course explores why keeping yourself properly hydrated is so important. Learn more about fluid balance and the dangers of dehydration and explore various forms of hydration including their advantages and disadvantages. The class ends with discussing common hydration myths so that at the end of this lesson, you will be a hydration guru.
Lesson seven of online nutrition course aims to help you understand some of the psychological principles behind behaviour change and how you can start moving yourself towards actioning those lifestyle changes you have learned about over the past few lessons. The class will delve deeper into goal setting and explores some helpful tools to keep you on the right track and understand your body better. This lesson end with some practical menu planning tools and tips. You are one step closer to achieving your nutrition certification.
You will learn about various body measurements and will explore the evidence behind popular body composition methods. By the end of the lesson, you will know when and where various body measurements are appropriate and how they relate to your overall health and well-being.
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