If you are an Instructor or Personal Fitness Trainer wishing to expand your knowledge in the field of Clinical Nutrition or want to specialise in supporting a client to choose a more balanced diet, then this short course could be exactly what you are looking for. This unique REPs accredited Clinical Nutrition course is designed to offer you the most practical, effective and up to date approach to working with your clients to enhance their wellbeing through nutrition. The literature review provided is also essential reading for other health professionals to consolidate their understanding of nutrition and chronic disease. The tutorial day provides an opportunity to further develop skills and knowledge.
Understanding the background of nutrition for the prevention of chronic disease is essential for reducing the risk lifestyle disease. This course blends an academic evidence base about how food and nutrients affect the risk of lifestyle diseases with a simple and practical application. Essential for anyone working on an Exercise Referral scheme. The course is written and developed by a highly experienced Registered Nutritionist and Registered Dietitian, its evidenced based conclusions are straightforward clear and remit specific.
Clinical Nutrition Course Format:
20 hours pre course reading, followed by 1 day attendance (8 hours)
The course will cover the following conditions:
Clinical Nutrition conditions covered:
- Cardiovascular Disease
- Gastrointestinal health
- Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Menopause
Clinical Nutrition Course Content:
- Living with a long term disease
- The National Diet and Nutrition survey, what people are really eating
- The diet of Minority Ethnic Groups
- The conditions
- Working with clients
- The Eatwell plate, how to apply it
- Helping a client choose their balanced diet
- How to promote diets to help prevent a particular conditions
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