Level 5: Nutrient Metabolism

Successful completion of this course results in eligibility for an AfN Certificate in Advanced Nutrition Essentials for Fitness & Leisure to be issued.

This course continues from level 4 and includes the following units:

  • Introduction to nutrient metabolism
  • Carbohydrate, protein, and fat metabolism
  • Micronutrients and metabolism
  • Approaches to managing blood lipids
  • Appetite regulation
  • Approaches to fat loss

Upon completion of this course, you will gain an in-depth understanding of how nutrients are metabolised, including the effects of hormones on body composition and long-term health. You’ll also learn the science behind different approaches to fat loss and discover which methods really work.