DIPLOMA IN NUTRITION
Diploma in Nutrition course captures the importance of nutrition for enhanced health. With the increase in illnesses related to diet and lifestyles such as cardiovascular diseases, arthritis, diabetes, and obesity, there is an increasing motivation to assess the impact of nutrition on health and growth in people’s lives and general well being.
This course dissects energy-providing macronutrients mainly carbohydrates, proteins, and lipids that our bodies require for good health.
The course further puts into perspective an overview of micronutrients and antioxidants and also their, metabolism and excretion from the human body system. It underscores their effects and impact on their deficiency and toxicity on human health.
The course provides a clear perceptive of human digestive system. It also displays an extensive look into the processes and activities that occur in living human cells.
The course is of great interest to health and development professionals who would like to learn more about human nutrition in development work and the importance of macro and micro micronutrients in maintaining good human health.
This course is offered through distance learning.