Food and Nutrition for Children and Young People

If you are interested in healthy lifestyles and food and nutrition, then this could be the course for you. You will look at the nutritional value of foods and design balanced menus while considering food preparation and presentation. You will discover the importance of food safety for children and young people in this informative class.

Courses Available

This online course is delivered virtually using Google classroom. It can be completed over an 8 week period or some learners may wish to compress the hours over a shorter period of time. There will be a combination of presentations, activities and quizzes to complete covering the following topics:

  • Introduction
  • Designing menus
  • Nutritional Value
  • Portion Size
  • Food Presentation
  • Religious and Cultural Variations: types of food, preparation, utensils, eating habits
  • Basic Food Safety
  • Health and Safety