Nutrition & Health

Nutrition & Health

The Nutrition and Health course by Woods & Co Education provides an in-depth overview into nutrition, vitamins and food absorption.

The course covers topics such as:

• An introduction to nutrition
• The role nutrition plays in maintaining good health
• The digestive system and the process of absorption
• The energy value of foods, such as carbohydrates and fats
• Proteins in growth and repair
• The important role that vitamins and minerals play in overall health
• Hydration
• How cooking and food processing can affect nutritional value
• The importance of a balanced diet
• Recommended daily intakes of nutrients, including vitamins and minerals
• Assessing nutritional status and needs
• The timing of meals
• Catering to special groups such as athletes, pregnant women, and the elderly who have unique nutritional requirements

By the end of the course, students will have the necessary understanding about how nutrition affects every aspect of life for a wide demographic of people, ranging from athletes, the general population, pregnant women, the elderly and more.

  • Study this course from $25 per week on a flexible payment plan.
  • Study 100% online from anywhere in Australia.
  • Self-paced study & 24/7 access to the course allow you to study anytime, anywhere, at a pace that fits your schedule until completion.
  • Course tutor to help you every step of the way and answer any questions you have.
  • A Certificate of completion and a statement of attainment upon completion of your course.
  • Introduction to nutrition
  • The digestive system
  • Absorption and enzymes
  • Energy value of foods
  • Carbohydrates and fats
  • Proteins
  • Vitamins and minerals
  • Water
  • Nutrient disorders
  • Cooking and it’s effect on food and nutrition
  • Food processing and nutrition
  • Recommended daily intakes of nutrients
  • Vitamins
  • Minerals
  • Planning a balanced diet
  • Assessing nutritional status and needs
  • Timing meals and needs of special groups