This course is split into manageable sections. These are:
Section 1: Diet and health
In this section, you will understand 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
In this section, you will identify different food groups, better understand a balanced diet and gain a range of information relating to how best to keep your body healthy.
Section 3: Nutrients and their role in maintaining health
In this section, you will identify the importance of nutrients, fluids and fibre and understand their pivotal role in maintaining good health and well-being.
Section 4: Healthy food preparation
In this section, you will cover the key concepts of food preparation and understand what is essential to consider when planning a meal for both yourself and other people.
Section 5: Food safety awareness
This section will introduce you to food safety and will help you understand about personal hygiene, cleaning and contamination.