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Course Overview

Are you looking to gain the fundamental skills to become a qualified nutritionist or dietitian? Do you want to build a better relationship with food and improve your eating habits? Then the Diet and Nutrition Advanced Diploma is for you.

This course is packed with essential information taken from professional nutritional studies to give you an in-depth scientific understanding of nutrition and dieting. It explores the impact of a poor diet on health and the immune system, the secrets to healthy, skin, hair and nails, plus much more. 

You’ll explore the classifications and functions of carbohydrates, proteins, fats and minerals, macronutrients and micronutrients, deepening your understanding of the psychological, social and physiological functions of food and the impact of eating disorders on the body. You’ll also find nutritional advice for pregnant women and new mothers, with tips on breastfeeding, caffeine and alcohol intake.

Key Topics to Be Covered

  • The differences between macronutrients and micronutrients
  • The psychological, social and physiological functions of food
  • How the body stores energy and fights against diseases
  • The functions of proteins, fats, carbohydrates and lipids
  • How a poor diet impacts health and causes weight gain
  • Foods for healthy skin, hair and nails
  • Tips for losing weight after your baby and foods to avoid when breastfeeding
  • An introduction to eating disorders and their impact on the body
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Learning Outcomes

  • Learn the science behind dieting, healthy eating and nutrition
  • Understand the social, psychological and physiological functions of food
  • Learn how food provides energy, protects against diseases and regulates body processes
  • Identify the differences between micronutrients and macronutrients, including their benefits
  • Gain a clear understanding of how nutrition impacts health and aids weight loss
  • Broaden your knowledge of the classifications and functions of carbohydrates, lipids, fats and proteins
  • Deepen your understanding of the different types of vitamins and minerals and their functions
  • Fast track your career as a nutritionist, dietitian or nutrition coach with an accredited qualification

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Your Path to Success


The Diet and Nutrition Advanced Diploma is an essential qualification for anyone looking to carve a career in this industry. This training particularly applies to those who wish to work in the following professions:

  • Dietitian
  • Nutritionist
  • Nutrition Coach
  • Fitness instructor

Skills You Will Gain

  • Meal planning
  • Goal-setting
  • Motivation
  • Scientific knowledge of nutrition

Is This Diet and Nutrition Advanced Diploma Course Right for You?

This comprehensive training course is designed for anyone who wishes to gain a better understanding of the science behind dieting and nutrition, including those who are looking to kickstart a career in the health and fitness industry. There are no specific entry requirements for this course, which can be studied on a part-time or full-time basis.

Assessment Process

Once you have completed the modules in the course, your skills and knowledge will be tested with an automated multiple-choice assessment, after which you will receive instant results.

Showcase Your Accomplishment of New Skills: Get a Certification of Completion

To receive the CPD and IAO approved certificate, learners must successfully complete the course assessment. For only £10, you may obtain digital certificates. Learners in the UK can buy printed hard copies for £29, while overseas students can buy printed hard copies for £39.

Course Curriculum

Module 1: Basics of Food and Nutrition
Basics of Food and Nutrition 00:20:00
Module 2: Macronutrients: Carbohydrates
Macronutrients Carbohydrates 00:27:00
Module 3: Macronutrients: Lipids and Proteins
Macronutrients Lipids and Proteins 00:30:00
Module 4: Micronutrients I
Micronutrients I 00:54:00
Module 5: Micronutrients II
Micronutrients II 00:43:00
Module 6: Digestion and Absorption
Digestion and Absorption 00:30:00
Module 7: Detoxification
Detoxification 00:48:00
Module 8: Balanced Diet
Balanced Diet 00:24:00
Module 9: Food Labelling
Food labelling 00:15:00
Module 10: Nutrition Requirements
Nutrition Requirements 00:33:00
Module 11: Food Intolerances and Allergies
Food Intolerances and Allergies 00:21:00
Module 12: Health Conditions: Diabetes
Health Conditions Diabetes 00:24:00
Module 13: Health Conditions: Heart disease
Health Conditions Heart disease 00:24:00
Module 14: Health Conditions: Cancer
Health Conditions Cancer 00:16:00
Module 15: Healthy Weight
Healthy Weight 00:22:00
Module 16: Eating Problems
Eating Problems 00:36:00
Module 17: Women’s Health
Women’s Health 00:17:00
Module 18: Common Concerns During Pregnancy
Common Concerns During Pregnancy 00:36:00
Module 19: Nutrition for the Baby
Nutrition for the Baby 00:24:00
Module 20: Some Special Foods
Some Special Foods 00:16:00


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