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CPD Explore the Principles of Healthy Eating

Course Overview

The effects of diet are felt throughout the body, from the way we look to our mental health so knowing the right food to eat is important.

Our CPD Principles of Healthy Eating course is great for both individuals interested in nutrition and healthy eating, as well as employers looking for healthy eating training courses for staff. This short course aims to provide the basic skills, knowledge and understanding needed to live a healthy lifestyle and make healthy eating habits. It covers a wide range of areas such as health issues, food hygiene, preparation, nutrition, food safety, and more.

Key Information

Course Length
4 hours

Course Level
Level CPD

Learning Method(s)
Online materials
Online assessment

For Individuals


  • Automatic enrolment with an immediate start
  • Fully online course
  • Study from anywhere, at any time
  • Perfect for an introduction or refresher in a subject
  • A great addition to a CV
  • Receive a digital e-certificate upon completion
  • Nationally recognised
  • Access to an award-winning e-learning platform
  • No hidden costs

Cost and Funding Information

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Section 1: Diet and health

Explore the meaning of the term ‘diet’, what a healthy diet looks like and how to enjoy and maintain a balanced diet. This section covers topics such as energy and its sources, lifestyle, obesity and the positives and negatives of salts.

Section 2: Components of a healthy diet

Identify different food groups, better understand a balanced diet and gain a range of information relating to how best to keep the body healthy.

Section 3: Nutrients and their role in maintaining health

Learn the importance of nutrients, fluids and fibre and understand their pivotal role in maintaining good health and well-being.

Section 4: Healthy food preparation

Cover the key concepts of food preparation and understand what is essential to consider when planning a meal for anyone.

Section 5: Food safety awareness

Gain knowledge of food safety and understand about personal hygiene, cleaning and contamination.

For Businesses

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