in food and why 'food variety'
module commences by assessing your food and nutrition knowledge. It
will help you develop a basic knowledge and understanding about what's
in food. It will also examine and discuss the functional properties
and potential health benefits of different foods. The importance of
eating a variety of foods will also be explored.
to the large number of foods available and the emerging evidence about
their health and nutritional properties, this module is more than
double the length of all the other modules on offer (and thus the
higher price). This module is also more interactive than the other
modules to maintain interest and retention of the larger amount of
module provides invaluable background knowledge in nutrition which
will faciliate your understanding of the Healthy Eating Tips module.
module is essential reading for anyone who is interested in their
health and well-being, and especially for people working in the weight
loss industry, the food industry or for people working as carers.
It is best done before the Healthy Eating Tips module.
is assessed with on-line true/false questions and multiple choice
Variety - what is it and why is it important
Health benefits of foods vs supplement
Nuts and seeds
Fruits and vegetables
Herbs and spices
Sugar and Honey
Alcohol - Red wine and beer
define and understand the role of food variety in nutrition in health.
develop a basic knowledge and understanding about what's in food.
examine and discuss the functional properties and potential health
benefits of different foods.
last updated May 2002