This module covers the different types of nutrients, including macronutrients and micronutrients, and their role in the body. It also covers the concept of nutrient density and why it is important to eat a wide variety of nutrient-dense foods. This module emphasises that a healthy diet is about balance and variety rather than restriction or cutting out certain foods. By the end of the module, you will have a solid understanding of how to make healthy food choices and create a balanced and sustainable diet that supports your overall health and well-being.
Module Learning Outcomes
- That different nutrients are found in a variety of foods
- Understand what nutrient density means and how it can help you make food choices
- Learn to take an ‘add in’ approach to your nutrition