Diploma In Nutrition And Dietetics

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  • ODQ38 – Level 4
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  • 1 Year

Course Detail

Orane Beauty Institute offers Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics specifically designed for an advanced career as a nutritionist or dietician. Proper nutrition and diet are essential for one to stay healthy. Eventually, Indians are realizing the importance of nutritionists as preventive healthcare facilitators. Sedentary lifestyles and stress have given birth to a plethora of diseases like diabetes, thyroid, PCOS, hypertension, besides there are special health conditions and age-related nutritional needs that require expert guidance. With the rising awareness and zeal to stay healthy, the demand for nutritionists and dietitians is on a constant rise, making it a highly-rewarding career.

The 15-month Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics kicks off at Level I with a basic understanding of anatomy and physiology of the human digestive system. You’ll gain thorough knowledge about macronutrients and micronutrients, food & basic terminologies in nutrition, different food selection and preparation, food assimilation, and effect on growth, etc. You will learn the complete nutrition care process – starting from assessment, drug-nutrient interaction to nutrition support processes. Each level comprises of theory classes followed by practical sessions. At Level I of this program, the practical sessions will include budget cooking, BMI, BCA and rich sources of different nutrients.

Level II covers recent approaches in the field of nutrition and diet. You will learn about genetically modified foods, organic foods, bio-fortification, processed and convenience foods, space foods, food fortification, functional foods, fad diets, and common anti-nutrients. You will be introduced to novel foods that increase food quality, besides food budgeting, food labeling, food preservation, food adulteration, fermentation, germination, and supplementation. Dealing with Obesity – the biggest epidemic of the new millennium will be the prime focus of level II. You will acquire knowledge about eating disorders, meal planning, weight management, fat and fat-free mass, and understand the causes & consequences of obesity. You will gain professional prowess in the dietary management of obesity, and how physical activity and lifestyle modifications address obesity. You will attain knowledge on the interrelationship between beauty & diet, besides nutrition as per Indian medical system & yoga.

In the practical sessions of level II, you will attend various weight management seminars and diet counseling events, visit a weight loss center, and learn low-fat cooking and standardization.

At Level III, you will gain professional expertise in Diet Planning for various age groups, viz old age, infancy, childhood, adolescent and adulthood. Special conditions like pregnancy and lactation will also be covered for deeper understanding. You will know how various government, UNICEF, WHO programs are involved in nutrition education. You will be taught effective techniques of Diet Counseling. The practical sessions will include diet planning in all physiological groups, nutritional labeling – analysis, as well as organizing diet counseling events at a nearby village or community.

The level IV of Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics equips with an all-encompassing knowledge of nutrition for sports person & athletes training & performance, reproductive issues like menopause, diabetes mellitus, gastrointestinal diseases, an inborn error of metabolism, and an inborn error of metabolism. You will also gain a basic understanding of the human skeletal system, renal system, cardiovascular system, and respiratory system. Based on which, you will be gaining insights into addressing nutritional needs bone health & dental health, renal diseases, cardiovascular diseases like hypertension, atherosclerosis, etc, and respiratory diseases. You will also learn how to address nutritional needs in situations like fever and other infectious diseases. You will be taught hospital organizational structure and wellness organization structure, besides covering diet planning as per therapeutic conditions, hospital visit and diet counseling event in your practical training.

Minimum Qualification:

Course Duration:

1 Year + 3 Months Internship / maximum 720 hours

Course Contents:

Level I to Level IV

ODQ38 – Level 4

Career Opportunities:

A Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics opens numerous career opportunities for you. From practicing as a nutritionist/dietician in your own clinic, you may choose to become a private consultant or work at gyms, slimming centers, health clubs, etc. Job openings for nutritionists are also time to time issued by the public health department in the government sector.

Best Suited For:

The course is best suited for those who have a knack for understanding the nutritional needs of individuals and chalking out a personalized diet plan. From budding nutritionists to food bloggers, candidates can gain expertise in nutrition at a professional as well as individual level.

How to get started?

To enroll for a Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics at Orane International School of Beauty and Wellness, just fill the Contact Us query form given below or call us today to know all about a career in nutrition and dietetics and various other short-term certificate courses available in this field.