Nutrition and Hydration

Nutrition and Hydration

Nutrition and Hydration

Comprehending the Fundamentals of Nutrition and Hydration

An introduction to the foundations of nutrition will be provided in this subject. Acquire knowledge about the many dietary groups and the roles that they play in maintaining the health and strength of our bodies. Examine the ways in which a healthy diet provides fuel for our everyday activities and contributes to our general well-being.

The Importance of Hydration is Discussed

Learn the reasons why maintaining proper hydration is so important for our health. Find out how water helps to maintain a healthy body temperature, how it facilitates digestion, and how it supports a variety of physical activities. You can easily ensure that you are receiving enough fluids throughout the day by learning simple strategies to do so.

A Well-Rounded Diet for Optimal Health

For the purpose of achieving optimal health, this module focuses on achieving a balanced diet. If you want to be sure that you are getting all of the nutrients that your body requires, you should learn how to mix a variety of foods into your meals. Gain useful insights into the process of preparing meals that are both healthful and delightful.

Hydration Tips for Active Lives

Learn how to maintain your hydration levels even during hectic times. This lesson gives helpful advice for incorporating hydration into your everyday routine, such as carrying a reusable water bottle and setting reminders. Find out how minor adjustments can have a significant impact on your general health.

Daily Making of Healthier Decisions

In the last module, we'll talk about doable tactics for choosing well every day. Discover how to make nutrition and hydration a priority in your day-to-day activities, from mindful eating to drinking enough water. Give yourself the tools you need to take charge of your health and wellbeing.


  1. Brief Description of Nutrition and Hydration

    According to Age UK, 1 in 10 older people are undernourished. Of these, over 90% live in the community rather than in residential elderly care. Also, the NHS states that 35% of those admitted to care homes are also affected by malnutrition.
  2. Module 1: The Course Structure

    This module will start by defining the various terms used when learning about nutrition and hydration in care environments. It is important that everyone understands the terms and uses the correct ones if you are to work together as a team.
  3. Module 2: Defining the Terms

    In this module, defining the terms if you are part of a team responsible for people’s nutrition and hydration; it is significant that everyone understands the terms that are being used when providing routine services or when you are reading about the subject or attending training sessions.
  4. Module 3: The Eat well Plate

    In module 3, we are going to start with a phrase “The eat-well plate”. What is a healthy diet? No single food apart from breast milk contains all the essential nutrients. The body needs to be healthy and function in an effective way.
  5. Module 4: Hydration

    In this module, we will cover a subject of hydration. Water is essential for life and it is very significant to get the right amount of fluid to be healthy. It also has the added advantage of having no kilojoules.
  6. Module 5: Through-life nutrition

    This module covers through life nutrition. The nutrition we need at various stages of our lives starting with food for young children right through to nutrition for the elderly. We will start with food for young children.
  7. Module 6: Malnutrition and Over nutrition

    This module covers the subjects of malnutrition and over nutrition. Malnutrition is defined as a state of nutrition in which a lack of protein energy and nutrients causes measurable adverse effects on tissue and or body form, composition, function or clinical outcome.
  8. Module 7: The Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool

    This module covers the malnutrition universal screening tool also known as MUST. MUST is a five step screening tool to identify adults who are malnourished or at risk of malnutrition. It also contains an overview of how to develop a care plan and why we use a screening tool?

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