With all the activities you engage in on a daily basis, it is important to fill your body with adequate nutrients. That way, it can easily recover from wear and tear; heal itself from illness, injury and infection; and supply itself with energy so it can function the way it should. Why note educate yourself about diet and nutrition and be able plan your diet well by studying this course?
Beyond explaining the basics of nutrition, the course will help you learn about the different systems of the body, focusing on their distinct functions, how they are affected by the lifestyle you engage in, and what particular nutrients they need to stay in top shape. To help improve your relationship with food and enable you to effectively plan for a balanced and nutrient-filled diet, the course will also tackle food energy values, the meaning of healthy eating, food allergies and intolerance, health problems caused by nutrient deficiency, and what a balanced diet looks like.
The primary objectives of the diet and nutrition course are to: (a) help you know about different body systems and how they function; (b) increase your understanding of various nutritional concepts and fill you in on the roles and benefits of various nutrients; (c) help your realise the value of adequate nutrition and balanced diet; (d) educate you about food-related conditions and health problems caused by nutrient deficiency; and (e) help improve your relationship with food and teach you how to plan for a balanced and nutrient-filled diet.