With the awareness of eating-right spreading like a wildfire, thousands of people across the globe look up to Nutritionists and Dieticians on their way to reclaiming good health. Today’s sedentary lifestyle has given rise to lifestyle diseases like obesity, diabetes, PCOS, thyroid, hypertension besides life-threatening diseases including cardiovascular issues as well as cancer. With a zeal to heal the world with the right set of nutrients and foods, if you too want to become a Nutritionist or Dietician, then a Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics at Orane International School, Malad is what will pave way for your dream career.
Nutritionists and Dietitians are different health professionals, wherein Nutritionists promote good health with healthy food and Dietitians are experts in food management. However, the primary focus of both is on the chemistry between the human body, it’s different needs, stages and how different foods affect the specific needs of an individual.
The Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics at Orane International School of Beauty and Wellness is a 15-month course, with 12-month in-class training and 3-month internship. The course begins with lessons on Digestive System, the part of human body where all that we eat is processed. Trainees get to understand the Anatomy & Physiology of the human digestive system and how it works. Topics like Nutrients – macro & micro are covered with detailed knowhow of Carbohydrates, Proteins, Fats, Vitamins (Water Soluble and Fat Soluble), Minerals (Macro and Trace Minerals), and Balanced Diet. The level 1 covers various other topics in theory and practical sessions impart in-depth knowledge on Budget Cooking, BMI, BCA and rich sources of different nutrients.
At Level 2, trainees get to learn about recent approaches in Nutrition including GMO foods, Organic foods, Processed and Convenience foods, Functional foods, Fad diets, amongst many others. The course covers Meal Planning, Beauty & Diet Interrelationship, Weight Management-Body Weight Components, Fat and Fat Free Mass, Obesity and its Causes & Consequences, Dietary Management of Obesity, Physical Activity & Obesity, Lifestyle Modification & Obesity, Eating Disorders and Nutrition as per the Indian Medical System & Yoga. In practical sessions, students undergo Weight Management Seminars, Diet Counseling Events and visit Weight Loss centers. They also learn Low Fat Cooking and Standardization.
Level 3 comprises of diets for specific needs including regional Meal Patterns, Diet Planning for Old Age, Pregnant Women, Lactating Mothers, Infancy, Childhood, Adolescence and Adulthood. Trainees also get to know the effects of smoking and alcohol on health. Soft skills and technical training on Diet Counseling is imparted and students are made aware of various Government, UNICEF, WHO Programs. Trainees are given practical training at community-level Diet Counseling Events besides making them plan diets for all Physiological Groups, analysing Nutritional Labels on various food items and so on.
Level 4 of Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics at Orane International familiarizes the trainees with the Skeletal System and covers Nutrition for Bone Health & Dental Health, Nutrition for Sports Person & Athletes Training & Performance, basic understanding ff Renal System and Nutrition for Renal Diseases. Trainees get the basic knowhow of the Cardiovascular System and prepare for Nutrition for Cardiovascular Diseases like Hypertension, Atherosclerosis, etc. the course also covers basics of Respiratory System and the requisite nutrition for Respiratory Diseases. Nutrition for reproductive issues like Menopause is taught, while making the trainees trained in Nutrition in various other health problems like Diabetes Mellitus, Gastrointestinal Disease, Inborn Error of Metabolism, Nutrition during Fever and Other Infectious Diseases. Trainees attend various Diet Counseling events and plan diets as per Therapeutic Conditions. Hospital visits are carried out to understand Hospital Organization Structure and Wellness Organization Structure.
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