Children's Nutrition - Online Course

Children's Nutrition is increasingly popular, we've had hundreds of nutrition students successfully complete this course. With further study, you can become a nutritionist with specialist knowledge in this area. Study at your own pace and receive tutor help and feedback as you progress through the course.

Open up to a world of opportunity and go for something you really care about!

Tabs

Course Outline
Course Code: 
BRE304
Duration: 
100 hours - Access for 12 months
Delivery: 
Online
Certificate: 
Statement of achievement
Lesson Structure: 
  1. Introduction to Child Nutrition
  2. Nutrition for Pre-Pregnancy
  3. Nutrition in Pregnancy
  4. Nutrition in Infants
  5. Nutrition in Childhood
  6. Nutritional Concerns
  7. Healthy Eating Behaviours
  8. Issues in Child Nutrition
  9. Childhood Obesity
  10. Diet Plans
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 
  • Discuss the nature and scope of developing nutrition for children according to their backgrounds and needs.
  • Explain the various nutritional needs of the mother and father before pregnancy.
  • Explain the various nutritional needs of the mother and child during pregnancy.
  • Explain various nutritional needs of infants from birth to age two.
  • Explain various nutritional aspects of growing children addressing various issues and concerns.
  • Identify concerns in the diets of children and adolescents and overcoming them.
  • Lists ways to encourage healthy eating behaviour in children.
  • Explain some of the common issues such as food sensitivities in childhood nutrition.
  • Explain causes and guidelines to overcoming childhood obesity.
  • Develop a list diet outlines for healthy children and special diet plans for children with special nutritional needs.