Diploma in Human Nutrition - Free Online Course from Alison
26 August 2017, 11:15AM
The Alison Diploma in Human Nutrition is a comprehensive introduction to the fundamental role that nutrition and diet play in maintaining health. With the increasing prevalence of diet-related illnesses such as obesity, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease we face important choices in terms of diet and nutrition on a daily basis. This course demonstrates the cruical role nutrition plays in growth and development throughout our lives.
This free online Diploma course provides an in-depth look into the three energy-yielding macronutrients - carbohydrates, proteins and lipids. Our bodies require us to consume these macronutrients on a daily basis to maintain numerous bodily functions such as growth and providing energy to carry out activities. This course will provide an overview of micronutrients and antioxidants and an insight into their absorption, metabolism and excretion as well as the effects of their deficiency and toxicity on human health.
This Diploma course will be of great interest to all learners and healthcare professionals who would like to learn more about human nutrition and the roles macronutrients and micronutrients play in maintaining health.
Mike Feerick, CEO and Founder of Alison said, “Nutrition education is an evidence-based, cost effective way to improve health outcomes and foster healthy eating habits for a lifetime. This course will be a great resource for those who wish to learn more about the importance of nutrition and dietary choices.”