Balanced diet is essential for healthy living. The course focuses on relating variety, balance and moderation to a healthy diet plan and explains how healthy balanced diet plans can be developed. You will learn how nutrition plays different roles in human body and will learn about different food groups and their nutritional value. Moving on you will learn obesity by examining human energy balance, this will give you deep understanding of our body's metabolism. You will also learn about special dietary requirements , nutrition of groups with special dietary needs at different stages in their lives including; pregnancy, breast feeding, babies and children, young people and the elderly.