Introduction to Nutrition
Eden College offers an Introduction to Nutrition certificate that examines the fundamental concepts of nutrition. This certificate includes theoretical knowledge of total body wellness through the practice of nutrition. Case studies will allow students to apply knowledge gained in the classroom to every day nutritional consultation.
You will learn:
- micro vs. macro nutrients (vitamins and minerals)
- energy yielding nutrients (carbohydrates, lipids and proteins)
- Function of metabolism
- Energy balance
- Nutrient absorption
- Functions, classification of lipids
- The dangers of lipids
- Dietary requirements
- Healthy lifestyles
Please note this program is non-vocational and does not require approval under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005.