Nutrition for Beginners

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This course will be fitting for you whether you are interested in exploring a career in nutrition or simply just want to learn to be more healthful.

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About This CourseBeginner

Are you interested in learning about nutrition and how your body works?

A fundamental understanding of nutrition is crucial in making health-conscious decisions for yourself and others. This course will begin walking you through the basics of nutrition so you’ll start being able to piece together information and understand the relationships and interactions happening within your body when you eat certain foods.

Here’s what will be covered in this course:

  • Overview of Nutrition
  • Sources of Malnourishment
  • Effect of Eating Real Food Instead of Supplements
  • The Digestive System
  • Carbohydrates
  • Lipids and Fats
  • Proteins and Amino Acids
  • Vitamins
  • Water
  • Minerals
  • Adaptation and Exercise
  • Hunger, Appetite, and Metabolism
  • Food Allergies
  • Weight and Healthy Diet

Our Promise to You
By the end of this course, you’ll have the fundamental knowledge about nutrition for you to begin exploring how to become more healthful or seek a career in nutrition.

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Course Curriculum

Course Sections

Overview of Nutrition

Sources of Malnourishment

Effect of Eating Real Food Instead of Supplements

The Digestive Process

The Digestive Process Continuation

Digestive System Diagram

Carbohydrates Overview

Carbohydrates Classification

Carbohydrates Classification Continuation

Carbohydrates and Energy

Lipids Overview

Fatty Acids and the Brain

Proteins Overview

Where Protein Is In The Body

Protein Synthesis

Vitamins Overview

Fat Soluble Vitamins

Water Soluble Vitamins

Water Soluble Vitamins Continuation

How Vitamins Can Harm You




Major Minerals Overview

Trace Elements



Hunger and Appetite Overview


Food Allergies

How Food Allergies Happen


How Does Weight Gain Happen?

A Healthful Diet Overview


94 student reviews
  1. Laura says:

    I like how this course takes you back to the very basics gives you information on vitamins, minerals, carbs and more

  2. Joan Rivera says:

    Very helpful and basic easy to understand and easy to follow.

  3. Marcella Smith says:

    Very informative. Great information for someone wanting to learn more about nutrition to grow as a healthier person.