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Healthy Eating is a great tool for anyone looking to improve their knowledge of food and healthy eating issues. It's packed with practical advice to help you to understand the basic principles and benefits of healthy eating and to make informed lifestyle choices about what you and your family eat. Course details In this course you?ll study three units. Here?s a taste of what you?ll find out: Unit one: Introduction to healthy eating This first unit explains what healthy eating is all about and why it?s important. It shows you the link between diet and health, and what is involved in planning a healthy diet. You?ll also find out about the different nutrients in food and why they are important for maintaining health, as well as learning about healthy food preparation. Unit two: Diet and nutrition Different people have different nutritional needs and you will find out all about these needs in unit two. You will learn about the nutritional needs of a variety of age groups including healthy eating tips for toddlers, teenagers and the elderly, and also gain an understanding of the barriers to healthy eating. This unit also covers the food sources of vitamins and minerals and the importance of special dietary requirements. Unit three: Food and nutrition issues This final unit looks at the effects of inadequate nutrient supply and commonly recognised eating disorders such as anorexia. You will also find out about food additives and learn how to interpret nutritional information on food labels. This unit also covers some interesting facts about nutrition and helps you to understand how to separate food facts from fiction. How long does it take? Healthy Eating is a 90-hour course. Although the course is free, your commitment is time. As you get started on your course we ask you to complete a short course induction. From this the vision 2 learn system will provide you with an Action Plan, which will tell you when you need to submit your assessments to your tutor and help you to plan your study time into your busy lifestyle. The support you?ll get You will be assigned to a Further Education college in your area, which will then provide you with an online tutor. Your tutor will be available to help and guide you through the course. You can contact your tutor at any time using v-mail, vision 2 learn?s own internal messaging system. Tutor support is available by telephone or email too. About the qualification Healthy Eating leads to the accredited qualification NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Nutrition & Health . In order to successfully achieve your qualification you will need to complete self-assessment exercises as you work through each unit of the course. You will also complete a series of activities, which you?ll send to your tutor through your study area on vision 2 learn. Your tutor will assess these and they will build up to form your portfolio. Upon successfully passing your portfolio you will receive your certificate.

Healthy Eating is a great tool for anyone looking to improve their knowledge of food and healthy eating issues. It's packed with practical advice to help you to understand the basic principles and benefits of healthy eating and to make informed lifestyle choices about what you and your family eat. Course details In this course you?ll study three units. Here?s a taste of what you?ll find out: Unit...

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