Learn basics of working as a Nutritionist

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Course introduction

In this course you will learn about the job of a Nutritionist. Nutritionists carry out research and use scientific knowledge to provide information and advice about the effects of food and nutrition on health and wellbeing. They can also be known as community nutritionist, public health nutritionist and food for health adviser. As a Nutritionist, you will work closely with other health professionals.

Your work could include practical nutrition research projects, recruiting volunteers to take part in trials, processing and analysing biological samples, raising awareness and educating colleagues in the health field about the benefits of healthy eating and the latest research, working to make healthy food such as fruit and vegetables more easily available among other tasks. 

Course objectives

By the end of the course you should have the basic knowledge on how to:

  • Evaluate a client’s nutritional needs
  • Provide nutritional counseling and advice to clients
  • Create a clinical nutrition treatment plan for a client
  • Educate the public on nutrition issues

Skills developed

  • Nutrition and metabolism   Skilled
  • Course modules

    Module 1
    Working as a Nutritionist

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    BILLY | December 12, 2018 19:19


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