Understanding Nutrition and Health

The number of obese people in the UK has more than trebled in the last 25 years, reaching what many doctors believe to be ‘epidemic’ proportions. Insufficient nutrition can lead to a variety of health-threatening conditions; understanding the benefits of a balanced diet and the role of nutrition in the prevention and treatment of disease is fundamental.


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Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification

Evidence of your competency to employers

Further your personal and professional development

Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college

Increase your understanding of food safety for the home environment

What you will learn:

Unit 1 – Explore Principles of Healthy Eating

Unit 2 – Consider Nutritional Needs of a Variety of Individuals

Unit 3 – Use Food and Nutrition Information to Plan a Healthy Diet

Unit 4 – The Principles of Weight Management

Unit 5 – Understanding Eating Disorders

Unit 6 – Principles of Food Safety for the Home Environment

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Aged 24+, or if 19-23 must have completed a Level 2 or above qualification previously
  • Resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years, for purposes other than study