Advanced Nutrition and Health Level 3


Unlock the secrets of optimal health with Advanced Nutrition and Health Level 3! Explore digestion, food combining, cravings, supplements, eating disorders, obesity, and sports nutrition. Develop a strong foundation for advanced studies in nutrition.

Advanced Nutrition and Health Level 3

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About This Course

The Advanced Nutrition and Health Level 3 online course provides a comprehensive exploration of nutrition’s impact on human health. You’ll learn about digestion and the digestive system, as well as how food combinations influence our well-being.

Gain insights into cravings and their nutritional significance. Discover common nutritional supplements and when they are useful. Understand eating disorders and obesity, and explore the principles of sports nutrition.

By the end, you’ll have a strong foundation for more advanced studies and practical applications in nutrition.

Course Benefits

Split into six units, every element of this course seeks to expand your understanding of nutrition and health so you can achieve the theoretical knowledge you need to apply these skills within real and practical settings.

This course will:

  • Help you develop a strong foundation of nutritional knowledge and competency that can be transferred into your work.
  • Enable you to study on your own terms—no classrooms, no strict deadlines, and no exams.
  • Allow you to study from home; all course materials will be sent straight to your door, enabling you to fit your studies around your obligations.

Course Units

Unit 1: The Digestive System

  • Organs Responsible for Digestion
  • The Digestive Process
  • Roles of the Digestive Organs
  • Compatible and Incompatible Food Combinations

Unit 2: Food Combining

  • What Is Food Combining?
  • Food Combining Terms
  • The Food Combining System

Unit 3: Cravings and Habits

  • Cravings Aren’t Always Negative!
  • Common Cravings
  • Bad Habits
  • Change Model

Unit 4: Supplementation

  • Relying on Supplementation
  • Risks Associated with Supplementation

Unit 5: Weight Management

  • Obesity
  • Categories of Obesity
  • Eating Disorders
  • Principles of Weight Loss
  • Creating a Weight Loss Plan

Unit 6: Sports Nutrition

  • Good Hydration
  • Role of Nutrients in Sports Nutrition
  • Characteristics of Good Nutrition in Exercise
  • Misleading Advertising


This course is assessed using a series of written assignments that are designed to test your knowledge of the course materials. These will need to be sent to your personal tutor for marking, whereupon they will supply you with helpful tips and feedback. No external examinations are required.

Required Knowledge

No prior knowledge or skills in this area are needed in order to enrol onto this course, making it ideal for those just starting out in this career field.

Awarding Body

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive certification from National Institution of Qualifications (NIOQ) and a Learner Unit Summary (which details of all the units you have completed).

This course has been designed to meet the requirements of specific learners or employers. It is endorsed by National Institution of Qualifications, meaning the course has undergone external quality checks to ensure that they are maintained and delivered to an excellent standard.

National Institution of Qualifications are a national certificating organisation. Endorsement of our courses ensures learners have access to high-quality materials that cover all learning outcomes, helping them to achieve their potential.


From the guidance of our personal tutors, whose industry experience will help to support and mentor your studies, to our comprehensive study guide and course materials, from day one, we will go above and beyond to help you succeed in your studies. With twelve months of tutor support, you have the option of completing it in as little as three months or using the full twelve months.

You too can take advantage of the extensive knowledge base of our personal tutors and use their experiences to get all of your questions answered. Similarly, our student support team is readily available to lend you their advice and guidance as they help you decipher your course materials and answer your questions.

Frequently Asked Questions

This is a question that our team are often asked, there are many reasons but here are the main reasons to choose Association of Learning:

  • No hidden charges, the price you see includes everything, from VAT, tutoring to certification
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  • As many submissions as you need to complete, many providers cap how many times you can submit work
  • All courses are fully endorsed Ofqual regulated awarding bodies
  • 14 day money back guarantee or course switch.

If you need any more reasons to choose Association of Learning, contact our team!

You have 12 months to complete your course, however you can complete at a faster pace without any additional costs. Some of our students have managed to complete in as little as 3 months!

There are two payment options, pay in full for your course or monthly. Our monthly payment option allows you to spread the cost of your course over a 10 month period.

If you choose to pay using a payment plan, to apply you must be able to answer yes to the following:

  • Your billing address is based in the UK
  • You have a UK based bank account
  • Bill payer must be 18 or above.

No, this course is assignment based, which means you will not have to complete any exams. If your assignment doesn’t pass first time, you can retry as many times as you need within your 12 months support period.

No, all of our courses are distance learning which means your tutor will mark your work and send it back to you via email or by using our online portal.

Unlike other providers, Association of Learning use a fast-track system to get your certificate to you within six weeks (our average is two weeks).

There are no requirements to have completed any courses or have any knowledge of the subject area to enrol on the course. There is no application process and no questions asked when you sign up, it is accessible to anybody.

Your course will start as soon as you sign-up. You could start your journey of learning today!

This course is an endorsed certification, not a regulated qualification.

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