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Nutrition & Health Course

BE EMPOWERED BY THE POTENTIAL OF NUTRITION

ARE YOU FAMILIAR WITH THE EXPRESSION "MENS SANA IN CORPORE SANO"?

With an alarming number of people today suffering with health issues, both mental and physical, this Latin term meaning “healthy mind in a healthy body” should be a motto for life.  At the core of this approach lies the importance of nutrition and unfortunately, too many people choose to disregard the very real connection between food and health. Many believe that someone else, a mysterious ‘they’, are making sure that the food we eat is ‘safe’ regardless of what choices we, ourselves, make in the supermarket. Or, perhaps more likely, we prefer not to address the question at all, merely looking to the relevant Health Service provider to ‘pick up the pieces’ by giving us a magic pill the next time we get sick as the only option.


Of course conventional medicines undoubtedly have their place but the use of nutrition to combat ill health, both mental and physical, must not be ignored. By taking responsibility for our own health we can start to establish a clear route towards the natural state of a healthy mind in a healthy body. The objective today must be long lifespan combined with a state of body and mind that is fully compatible with a high quality of life and should not merely be about just delaying the date of our deaths.  Let’s face it - having a long life beset by chronic symptoms is no fun at all.


The first step is to take responsibility and educate ourselves on the importance of nutrition.

This is where we can help.

THE NUTRITION & HEALTH COURSE
- WHAT WILL IT TEACH YOU?

The Plaskett Certificate in Nutrition and Health will teach you basic nutritional principles and help you to formulate healthy diets and set out well-informed programmes for yourself and for your family when faced with the bewildering array of nutritional supplements on the shelves today. This course is a must for anyone who is passionate about the health of themselves and their loved ones.  As a student of the Plaskett Certificate in Nutrition and Health, you will:


  • Be introduced to the concept of naturopathy
  • Appreciate the role of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins and minerals and understand the basics of how these nutrients work in the body
  • Grasp the fundamentals of the cell's need for nutrients
  • Be aware of the merits of particular foods and nutrients and the enormous health benefits that can come from favourable dietary change
  • Appreciate the importance of bowel flora and how it aids cleansing and the maintenance of a good environment inside the body
  • Gain an understanding of vitamin and mineral supplementation
  • Ultimately provide you with the knowledge that will lead towards a better standard of well-being now, and a prolonging of good health in the future

This course will be useful to anyone whereby nutrition is a feature of their line of work and so a better understanding of the subject will only enhance the service that they provide.  It will also form a basis for further study of a practitioner course if you so wish.

The course is presented via an online study platform with the support of an expert tutor.

The course is assessed through a series of multi-choice questions.

An internationally accredited course that is truly holistic in nature.

WHAT DO OUR STUDENTS SAY ABOUT THE COURSE?

Why did you choose the Plaskett College?

"I liked that the founder Dr. Plaskett was a doctor in Biochemistry. My background is in science and I wanted to study both the biochemical and the holistic sides of nutrition".