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Proper nutrition is the cornerstone of a healthy life and the aim of any individual, the family and society is to have normal and healthy offspring. As such, there are many factors which impact the growth and development of children.
The field of childrens’ nutrition, as well as the occupation of working as a nutritionist specializing in children has rapidly grown over the past years in light of studies that have found links between a person’s nutrition as a child having positive long term effects over their adult lifetime.
Our course includes key topics including:
• Baby’s nutrition
• Nutrition for children between 1 to 12 years of age
• Health, nutrition and folic acid
• Probiotics and prebiotics
• Calories, health lifestyle as an adult.
Providing the optimum amount of vitamins and minerals (especially iron, calcium, and folic acid) is crucial to proper growth and development of the fetus. Furthermore, good habits must be carried on into a person’s childhood and adolescent years.
Potential career paths this may lead to:
-Business owner or entrepreneur
-Food and beverage manager
-Restaurant or café owner
Digital certificate included in course fees. Printed certificate available at additional cost.
Course Type: Online
NZQA Credits: N/A
Study Method: At Your Own Pace
Hours: Part Time