Course description

The Hormones and Nutrition course offers a comprehensive examination of the complex interplay between hormonal systems and nutritional status. This course delves into the roles that hormones play in regulating metabolism, growth, appetite, and overall physiological functions. Participants will gain an in-depth understanding of how nutrition can influence hormone production, secretion, and action, and conversely, how hormonal imbalances can impact nutritional health.

Through a blend of lectures, case studies, and practical applications, participants will learn how to apply this knowledge in clinical practice and everyday life. They will be equipped to develop dietary strategies that promote hormonal balance, support metabolic health, and enhance overall well-being.

This course is particularly beneficial for nutritionists, dietitians, healthcare practitioners, medical and nursing students, and anyone interested in the intersections of endocrinology and nutrition. By the end of the course, participants will have a robust understanding of how to leverage dietary choices to support hormonal health, manage hormonal disorders, and improve patient outcomes through informed nutritional interventions.


What will i learn?

  • Explain the roles and functions of major hormones, including insulin, thyroid hormones, cortisol, sex hormones, leptin, and ghrelin
  • Describe how hormones regulate metabolism, energy balance, appetite, growth, and physiological functions
  • Analyze how hormonal changes impact nutritional requirements and nutrient metabolism.
  • Identify the relationship between hormonal balance and dietary choices.
  • Evaluate the effects of different macronutrients (proteins, fats, carbohydrates) and micronutrients (vitamins, minerals) on hormone production and function.
  • Develop dietary plans that promote optimal hormonal health and balance.
  • Recognize symptoms and nutritional implications of common hormonal imbalances such as diabetes, thyroid disorders, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), and adrenal fatigue.
  • Design and implement nutritional strategies to manage and mitigate these hormonal disorders.
  • Tailor nutritional recommendations to meet the specific hormonal and metabolic needs during these life stages
  • Apply knowledge of hormone-nutrition interactions in clinical settings to enhance patient care and health outcomes.
  • Use case studies to practice diagnosing hormonal imbalances and prescribing appropriate nutritional interventions.
  • Promote a holistic approach to health that integrates hormonal and nutritional well-being.

Requirements

  • Open for all

Frequently asked question

Open for all

Nutritionist Tasnima Haque

BSc in Nutrition and Food Engineering (DIU), MPH (AIUB), PhD (DU-Continue)

৳599

Lectures

2

Skill level

Advanced

Expiry period

12 Months

Certificate

Yes

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