CPD Explore the Principles of Healthy Eating
Would any of your employees benefit from completing one of our health and wellbeing courses? If so, why not enrol them on our Principles of Healthy Eating programme? Unlike other healthy eating courses, this programme aims to help your employees to develop their understanding of healthy eating. In this course, they will learn what a healthy diet is; how to identify different food groups and understand a balanced diet; identify nutrients, fluids and fibre; and learn about food preparation and food safety awareness.
Section 1: Diet and health
In this section, your employees will understand the meaning of the word diet, what a healthy diet is and how to have a balanced diet. This covers topics such as, energy and its sources, lifestyle diseases and obesity and salts.
Section 2: Components of a healthy diet
Within this section, your employees will be able to identify different food groups, understand a balanced diet and how to keep the body healthy.
Section 3: Nutrients and their role in maintaining health
This section covers the importance of nutrients, fluids and fibre, and your employees will understand their role in maintaining good health.
Section 4: Healthy food preparation
This section covers the key elements of food preparation and planning a healthy meal.
Section 5: Food safety awareness
In this section, your employees will be introduced to food safety, personal hygiene, cleaning and contamination.
The benefits of this course include:
Once your employees have completed this course, they could progress on to the following:
Understanding Eating Disorders
Food Safety Awareness
Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health
Principles of Weight Management
Understand the Principles of Exercise and Fitness