Diet And Nutrition – Boost Your Immunity

A one day workshop to gives you a working insight into the theoretical aspects of the digestive and immune systems and how diet and nutrition can help to improve your immunity and maintain your well-being. The course will look at food groups, specific foods and includes practical activities.

Who is this course for

This course is designed for beginners and those with a basic knowledge of Diet and Nutrition.
Student should have a good understanding of spoken and written English (Level 2).

What does this course cover

What is digestion?
The five basic food groups - a quick overview.
The importance of proteins and amino acids.
The importance of vitamins and minerals for our health and wellbeing.
The difference between herbs and spices and their importance in maintaining a healthy body.
10 of the healthiest herbs and spices that will enhance your well-being and food .
The science behind superfoods.

By the end of the course students will be able to:

Explain the primary processes of the digestive system.
Discuss the five basic food groups .
Understanding the chemical structure and functions of proteins and amino acids.
Explain the importance of vitamins and minerals for our health and wellbeing.
List the health benefits of a number of herbs and spices.
How to make your own medicinal herbal pouch: Lavender 'Happiness in a bag'.

What will it be like

The teaching and learning methods we use on the course:
Lecture / PowerPoint presentation / group work / discussion / questions and answers / practical activities.

What else do you need to buy or do

All course material will be provided.
The course will be run on Zoom, please make sure you have installed it in advance of your first class on your computer or mobile device. You can sign up for free here:

You will need a microphone (it's fine to use whatever is built into your device) and camera, so we can see you via video. You may also want to use headphones during the session.
Make sure you have a small space to work in during the session.
By signing up to the course you are consenting to being on camera. The content of the lesson may be recorded by the tutor for internal education and training purposes

What this course could lead to

Students can enroll on further complementary therapies such as Aromatherapy, Indian Head massage, Alexander technique, Herbalism, Diet and Nutrition.

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Got a Question about this Course?

Contact The Departmental Administrator.

Why choose Mary Ward?

Mary Ward Centre is the adult education centre with a difference. We provide a wide range of subjects for people at all levels and run courses during the day, evening and weekends to suit your timetable. You can learn face to face at one of our centres (Bloomsbury or Waterloo) or take an online course

Get inspired and enjoy excellent teaching in an environment where each individual’s learning experience is valued. That’s what makes Mary Ward Centre ‘the friendly place to learn.’