Nutritional Requirements (27460) - Index

Total Topic Time: 1 hour 23 mins

Segment 1 What Is Nutrition? (10:21 mins)

  • What is nutrition?
  • What are carbohydrates, protein, vitamins, and minerals?
  • Why is nutrition important?
  • Nutritional needs throughout life
  • Feeding issues and dietary requirements

Segment 2 Dietary Requirements (12:12 mins)

  • How a person’s dietary requirements are made up
  • Different types of dietary requirements
  • How the Personal Plan impacts care

Segment 3 Healthy Eating (12:59 mins)

  • How do we know what to eat?
  • Food groups, serving sizes, and daily requirements
  • Hydration, serving sizes, and daily requirements

Segment 4 Life Stages (13:11 mins)

  • Birth to infancy: 0-23 months
  • Child: 2 to 18 years
  • Adult: 19 – 64 years
  • Older adult: 65+ years

Segment 5 Health Impairment (15:52 mins)

  • Eliminating or increasing certain foods
  • Aging and health status
  • Food for diabetics, heart failure, and blood pressure problems
  • Food intolerances

Segment 6 Nutrition and Weight (9:27 mins)

  • Low fat diets
  • Weight reduction diets
  • High calorie diets
  • High protein diets
  • Use of supplement feeding

Segment 7 Diet and Culture (9:00 mins)

  • How religion and personal beliefs influence what a person can and cannot eat
  • How culture dictates what a person eats
  • How to support a person to eat to their beliefs and customs