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Diploma In Dietetics, Health and Nutrition


Diploma in Dietetics, Health & Nutrition by VLCC Institute is a comprehensive course formulated to give complete insight into nutrition & dietetics for enhancing student’s performance and progress in the field. The course incorporates latest research and scientific data to nurture professional potential of the students. Classified into 8 modules, the course is designed to improve learning, management and execution to further benefit the student in a professional environment. Supervised by clinical experts, this course is studded with essential elements to highlight the aspirant’s knowledge and skills.

Duration: (480 Hrs. + 432 Hrs.)

Minimum Qualification: 10+2 passes out (preferably Science background)

Course Contents: • Comprehensive modules • Personalized learning approach • Classroom teaching + practicals • Theory assessment • Free of cost courseware included • Various Case Studies & Risk management • Placement support • VLCC Certification

Certification: Higher Studies like MSc nutrition, Certificate in Weight Management and Slimming Therapies

Course Oppurutunities: Nutrition Practitioner in Hospitals/Premium Hotel Kitchens/ Nutraceutical Company/ Wellness &Healthcare Clinics/Gyms & Fitness Centre/ Spa. Trainer in Nutrition Academy, School, college, sports center.

Module I – Nutrition

Introduction to Nutrition
Energy Metabolism
Minerals & Trace Elements
Phytochemicals & Antioxidants

Module II – Food Science

Introduction to Food Science
Cereal & its products
Fruits & Vegetables
Fats & Oil
Milk & its Products
Flesh Foods: Meat, Poultry, Fish, Egg
Food Adulteration
Food Preservatives & Additives
Functional Foods
Methods of Improving Nutritional Quality of Foods

Module III – Anatomy & Physiology

Introduction to Living Beings
The Cells
Digestive System
Excretory System & Its Disorders
Integumentary System
Musculoskeletal System

Module IV – Dietetics

Introduction to Dietetics
Fundamentals of Meal Planning
Introduction to Food Exchange List
Nutrition Throughout Life Cycle

Module V – Community Nutrition

Concept of Community Nutrition
India : Challenges of Dual Burden of Nutrition
Methods of assessment of Nutritional Status of Community
Approaches for Nutrition Education in Community
Counselling Skills
Nutrition & Health Programmes
Nutrition Surveillance

Module VI – Therapeutic Nutrition

Therapeutic Modification of Normal Diets
Gastro Intestinal Disorders
Metabolic Disorders& Management
Nutrition For Allied Clinical Conditions
Weight Management
Nutrition In Cancer
Nutrition In Aids
Diet Plans

Module VII – Anatomy & Physiology

Endocrine System
Cardio Vascular System
Lymphatic System
Nervous System
Respiratory System
Reproductive System

Module VIII – Alternate Therapies

Massage and Body Therapies
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