Throughout the course, you’ll be taken on a journey through the world of protein, carbohydrate and fat; and see how each of these are important for good physical health. Moving through the course, we’ll share some helpful advice and tips on how to make great meals every time, and some top tips for nutrition for older adults.
We’ll explore in detail some of the most common age-related health conditions, and you’ll discover how nutrition can help to manage and (in some cases) offset the progression of sarcopenia, osteoporosis, obesity and mental health issues.
The final stop on the journey will tackle the topic of nutritional supplements. Do you really need them? If so, which ones? We’ll share some tips on where to go to get the best information possible on nutrition and supplements.
By purchasing this course, you’ll learn all about the following:
Energy balance and body weight
Carbohydrates; why these are, how they work in your body, and great sources in your diet
Protein; why this is, how it works in your body, and great sources in your diet
Fat; why this is, how it works in your body, and great sources in your diet
Vitamins and minerals, and which ones are especially important in ageing
How to make a great meal, every time in four easy steps!
Nutrition for older adults, including in the context of some common age-related health problems
Nutritional supplements; do we need them, and which ones could be useful for older adults
We hope that you enjoy the course!