04/12/2014 Distance Learning Courses
9136191009 Distance Learning M.Sc Food and Nutrition in Faridabad
This course has been running since 2003. Food and nutrition are of fundamental importance in people’s lives, all the more so as the links between nutrition and health become clearer. Today’s food industry is increasingly aware of this. Food and nutrition embraces a range of subjects including sciences, business and consumer marketing and consumer behaviour.
Distance learning course: Key concepts in food and nutrition security
A rights-based approach is a different way to address food and nutrition insecurity. It emphasises the rights of human beings to food and it obligates governments to create adequate preconditions to feed oneself as well as the priority for politicians to directly protect the poor and hungry.
Eligibility: Applicants should have a BSc or equivalent in the field of food and nutrition, food science, home economics, agriculture, medicine or a related field. Proficiency in English is required, as well as basic computer skills and access to the Internet.
Scope:Careers in Nutrition and DieteticsDietetics is the science of managing food and nutrition to promote health. A relatively new profession, this field has gained importance with the realisation that inappropriate eating habits can lead to many major diseases and that quality of life depends on the quality of food we eat.Dieticians or nutritionists help to promote good health through corrective eating habits, thus improving the quality of life. They assist people in planning meals depending upon their age, sickness or work routine, counsel and educate them about healthy eating- selection and preparation of food items according to the principles of nutrition and evaluate and make changes in their clients diet periodically.Dietitians promote nutritious eating habits through education and research, as well as through overseeing the selection and preparation of food services for many different institutions and groups.
Duration: Two Years.