POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN HUMAN NUTRITION
Nutrition is more than just the food we eat. It is a science that encompasses all the interactions that occur between living organisms and food. These interactions include the physiological processes by which an organism,
Transports and utilize food.
Nutrition includes the biological actions and interactions of food with the body and their consequences for health and disease. It also includes the psychological, social, cultural, economic, and technological factors that influence which foods we eat. The biological importance of food is dictated by the nutrients it contains.
Other aspects of food such as taste, color, smell, texture, presentation and packaging help determine its psychological, cultural, social and personal value.
By the end of this course, a student assessed as competent against this qualification will be able to:
Define the terminology used in nutrition.
State nutrient needs of the body.
State the consequences of poor nutrition
Understand aspects of nutritional needs to different groups
- Lectures 67
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 56 weeks
- Skill level All levels
- Students 0
- Certificate No
- Assessments Yes