Section 1: Diet and health
In this section the learner will understand the multi-faceted meaning of the term ‘diet’, what a healthy diet looks like and how to enjoy and maintain a balanced diet. This covers topics such as energy and its sources, lifestyle, obesity and the positives and negatives of salts.
Section 2: Components of a healthy diet
Learners will be able to identify different food groups, better understand a balanced diet and know a range of information relating to how best to keep the body healthy.
Section 3: Nutrients and their role in maintaining health
Learners will identify the importance of nutrients, fluids and fibre and understand their pivotal role in maintaining good health and wellbeing.
Section 4: Healthy food preparation
In this section, learners will cover the key concepts of food preparation and understand what is essential to consider when planning a meal.
Section 5: Food safety awareness
This section will introduce the learner to food safety and will help them understand about personal hygiene, cleaning and contamination.