Course description

Basics of Nutrition course is designed to equip participants with essential skills and knowledge to accurately interpret and use food composition tables. These tables are vital tools for understanding the nutritional content of foods and making informed dietary choices.

Throughout this course, participants will explore the structure and components of food composition tables, including macronutrients (proteins, carbohydrates, fats), micronutrients (vitamins and minerals), and other bioactive compounds. The course will cover the methods used to determine these nutrient values and the factors that can influence nutritional content, such as food processing, preparation, and storage.

The course will include practical exercises, case studies, and interactive discussions to reinforce learning. By analyzing real-world examples, participants will develop the ability to compare nutrient values across different foods, understand serving sizes, and apply this information in practical settings, such as meal planning and nutrition counseling.

This course is ideal for students of nutrition, dietetics, and health sciences, as well as healthcare professionals such as dietitians, nutritionists, and nurses. It is also valuable for anyone interested in improving their dietary habits and understanding the nutritional quality of the foods they consume.

By the end of the course, participants will be proficient in reading and interpreting food composition tables, applying this knowledge to enhance dietary planning and assessment, and contributing to better nutritional outcomes for themselves and others. This foundational understanding of food composition is crucial for anyone aiming to promote health and well-being through informed nutrition practices.

What will i learn?

  • Understanding the nutrient profile of different foods and meals.
  • Designing balanced diets that meet individual nutritional needs and health goals.
  • Evaluating dietary intake and identifying potential nutrient deficiencies or excesses.


  • Open for all

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Mohammad Mahmudur Rahman







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Expiry period

12 Months



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