For any individuals with a role in the promotion of health. The course covers the basic principles of nutrition and focuses on the role of nutrition in health by covering the role of a healthy diet in relation to health, the nutrient content of different foods and diets, how food processing affects the nutritional quality of food and how a nutrient deficiency or excess can contribute to ill health. Content: Introduction to Nutrition & Health Nutrients, Their Function & Sources Factors Affecting the Nutrient Content of Foods Diet & Health Food Choices & Nutritional Needs of Different Groups Requirements When Catering for the Public The course content is available online, learners are supplied with a unique username and password to access the course. Learners work through the learning material at their own pace and speed, completing the online activities, quizzes & tests. The online course is fully animated with very high quality graphics/animation and it also has a full audio voice over. Approximately 3 hours to complete the course in full. Learn as much as you want in any session and return. No time limit for course completion. Full tutor (Nutrition Specialist) and IT support available if required during the course via e-mail. Testing is continuous throughout the learning by self assessment and multi-choice questions. In the event the questions are answered incorrectly, the course will take the learner back to the relevant section and ask the question again.