This module provides an introductory understanding of healthy eating habits and nutrition. By taking this module, you will gain knowledge on the importance of healthy eating for overall health, including how it can impact heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and mental health. The course also focuses on the benefits of a plant-based diet, the gut microbiome, and the impact of carbohydrates on blood sugar levels.
Moreover, you will learn how to build a healthy eating pattern that suits your lifestyle, without sacrificing the foods you enjoy. The module emphasises the importance of small, consistent changes and adding more whole foods to one’s diet. Finally, you will be encouraged to adopt a positive mindset towards food, breaking away from the idea of “good” and “bad” foods and striving for a balanced approach to nutrition.
Module learning outcomes:
- You will understand the concept of true Healthy Eating.
- You will understand why Healthy Eating is important.
- You will start to take small, sustainable steps to maximising your diet quality.