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Nutrition Guidelines


£14.00 excluding VAT

Price is per online user. Applicable EU VAT is added.

This course outlines the current healthy eating guidelines and the national food guide, including the different food groups and portion sizes. You will also be empowered to understand how to access reliable sources of nutritional information, how to interpret that information and how to distinguish between evidence-based claims and marketing claims. Using step-by-step calculations, you will be able to calculate individual energy requirements and identify how much food is required to meet these requirements.

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Once you complete this course you will be able to:

  • Identify professionals and professional bodies associated with nutrition
  • Identify dietary targets to achieve a ‘healthy diet’ for most of the UK population
  • Understand that some individuals may require more or less than the guidelines
  • Explain Dietary Reference Values (DRVs) and their use
  • Identify the advantages and disadvantages of using DRVs
  • Explain Guideline Daily Amounts (GDAs) and their use
  • Describe how dietary trends have developed in the UK and their impact on health
  • Describe current levels of activity of individuals in the UK and describe their impact on health
  • Describe the key features of the national food guide, healthy eating guidelines and explain how they are used
  • Identify the different food groups and the nutrients they contribute to the diet
  • Define portion sizes in the context of the national food guide
  • Analyse your own eating habits in relation to the national food guide
  • Identify ways to make eating habits more closely resemble the national food guide and healthy eating guidelines
  • Explain how to access reliable sources of nutritional information
  • Explain how to interpret available information
  • Distinguish between evidence-based knowledge and marketing claims
  • Describe the factors affecting energy requirements
  • Demonstrate the ability to evaluate energy requirements
  • Calculate individual energy requirements
  • Calculate how much carbohydrate, fat and protein are required in grams to meet your daily requirements


For multiple purchase discounts or to find out if discounts are available on mixed course purchases please phone a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218.

Payment Options

The most straight forward method of payment is to select the number of users you require and add the product to your shopping cart by selecting Add to Cart. You will then be able to make payment using most credit and debit cards or a Paypal account. If you would like to pay by BACs transfer or by invoice please contact a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218 or email [email protected]

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