Introduction to Nutrition & Health
Capture crucial knowledge of nutrients in relation to health.
The Introduction to Nutrition & Health course is aimed at providing you with crucial nutritional knowledge in relation to health and well-being.
Includes a comprehensive breakdown of 23 micronutrients, such as vitamin C and Calcium; describing their role/ function, deficiency signs, sources and RNI (reference nutrient intake).
The course is derived from the Nutrients section of the other Pocket Nutrition courses:
1. Fundamentals of Nutrition - 6 hours CPD
This course is appropriate for those interested in building fundamental nutrition knowledge and to help answer questions related to health and well-being.
Learning objective that learners are expected to fulfil:
Explain the function of protein, fat/lipids, carbohydrates, roughage/fibre, water, vitamins and minerals in the diet and identify examples of common food sources
Upon completion of the course you will be empowered with a solid knowledge of nutrients in relation to health.
Written by Khalid Khan, a former forensic scientist and long established Nutritional Therapist/ educator, the Healthy Eating and Well-being course is based on a simple tenet: good nutrition is vital for health, and good knowledge builds good nutrition.
To help make this is a reality for people, Khalid has drawn from extensive industrial and educational experiences and crafted several online courses. These are aimed at empowering people with informed healthier choices, by considering nutritional, dietary and lifestyle factors.
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Khalid Khan worked as a forensic scientist where he developed investigative skills in scientific analysis. In pursuit of a greater understanding of nutrition and health Khalid re-trained as a Nutritional Therapist and is fully licensed with BANT and CNHC (the regulatory body and the register of Nutritional Therapists in the UK, respectively). He has developed considerable experience in the nutrition field, having worked as nutritional advisor in Harley Street, London, for the Metropolitan Police on a successful health campaign and at the Food Doctor, London as a senior consultant.
He is also a successful practising Nutritional Therapist and adheres to a strong focus of treating his clients as unique beings and seeks to uncover the underlying factors related to nutrition that impinge upon their health.
Khalid is passionate about teaching nutrition and raising the standards of nutrition education and to this end he has previously worked as a:
- Programme Leader of the Nutritional Therapy diploma at the Institute for Optimal Nutrition (ION), the leading nutritional therapy training institute in the UK
- Lecturer and Clinical Assessor on a MSc degree program at Worcester University, a leader in postgraduate nutritional therapy training
Khalid continues to lecture and train complimentary therapists on nutrition with an aim to continue to elevate the profile of this fundamental area of science. Khalid believes strongly that “good nutrition is vital for health and knowledge builds good nutrition”.
To help achieve this Khalid has drawn from his extensive industrial and educational experiences to put together this course that aims to empower people with informed healthier choices, by considering nutritional, dietary and lifestyle factors.