Nutrition (Short Course)

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Free Starter Nutrition Course

Whether looking to change to a healthy life style or interested in starting a career in nutrition, this free starter nutrition course can help you take that next important step toward the career of your dreams.

Learn Nutrition Online Free

Thought it was impossible to achieve nutritionist certification online for free? Think again - our free online nutritionist courses are now open for enrolment!  Oxford Home Study Centre is proud to offer the web’s most dynamic free nutrition courses for beginners.  With no strings attached, our exclusive free online nutrition courses set new standards in affordable education.  Best of all, our free online nutritionist courses are open for enrolment throughout the year, so there’s no better time to get started than right now!

free online nutrition course with certificate of completion could be just the thing to kickstart your success story. This compact yet insightful course provides a broad overview of the concept of nutrition, along with how human health is affected by our dietary choices.  Learn about the body mass index, the body’s daily energy requirements and so much more besides. Our free online nutrition courses with certificates feature the same high-quality study materials as our paid courses - all included as standard, with not a penny to pay!

All free online certificate courses at Oxford Home Study Centre are 100% free of charge from start to finish.  There is no enrolment fee, all study aids are provided via our online learning platform and all of our courses are self-paced for total flexibility.

Our exclusive free courses provide the perfect opportunity to expand your knowledge, develop new skills and explore new professions.  Upon completion of your free online certificate course, you will have the option of claiming one of three different types of certificates for a small fee:

  1. An official Course Completion Certificate from Oxford Home Study Centre
  2. A CPD Accredited Certificate to boost your CPD profile
  3. An Endorsed Certificate issued by the Quality Licence Scheme

Each of these certificates could prove helpful in supporting future job applications, or helping you climb the career ladder with your current employer. All certificates are 100% optional upon successful completion of your course - available to purchase with your preferred postage option.

For more information on certificate costs, head over to our pricing page or contact a member of the team at Oxford Home Study Centre anytime. 


This Free starter nutrition course covers the following topics:

Key Topics:

  1. What is Nutrition?
  2. What Are Nutrients? 
  3. Units of Energy 
  4. Why We Need Energy? 
  5. Basal Metabolism 
  6. Thermal Effect of Food (TEF) 
  7. Maintaining Energy Balance 
  8. Daily Energy Requirements 
  9. Calorie Requirements for Different Age Groups
  10. Healthy Eating For Kids 
  11. Healthy eating for kids means: 
  12. Adult Figures for Healthy Eating 
  13. Basal Metabolic Rate 
  14. What is BMI?
  15. The Whole Food Nutrition 
  16. Specifics of a whole Food Diet: Whole Foods and Whole Food Helpers 
  17. Meat and Seafood
  18. Dairy 
  19. Eggs 
  20. Beans and Legumes
  21. Grains 



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Course Level Short Course
Awarding Body OHSC
Study Method Online
Course Duration 20 Hours
Entry Requirements Open to All
Start Date Ongoing