Diploma in Health Studies - Revised 2017
Learn about important global issues affecting diet, nutrition, and women's health with this free online course.
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This health studies course will give you a clearer understanding of healthcare and global health practices. You will first learn about macronutrients such as carbohydrates, proteins, and fats as well as the various minerals that the body needs. Here, you gain a strong understanding of what these nutrients are and where they come from. You will also study the dietary needs of an individual and the recommended ratio of fats, carbohydrates, and proteins in a healthy diet.
Next, you will learn about the process and stages of human development, the factors that affect it over a lifetime, and how it is measured. You will also study how family and community resources affect the development of an individual over their lifetime. The course will then discuss global health issues, including HIV and AIDS and the common misconceptions about these diseases.
By taking this free health studies course, you will gain a much stronger understanding of the considerations you need to make when deciding what to eat. This simple course is ideal for students, health professionals and volunteers, those involved in community work, and for anyone with an interest in global health issues. They say that you are what you eat. Check out this course today, and learn how to improve your health in no time.Start Course Now
Having completed this course you will be able to:
- Discuss carbohydrates, fats, protein, minerals and the dietary needs of the individual.
- Explain dietary imbalances and diet-related diseases that may be influenced by environmental or inherited factors.
- Describe what affects food selection and the changes families can adopt to improve their food choices and diet through family and community resources.
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