What is the course about?
• Ideal for anyone who wants to learn about the bare basics of feeding your body with the right foods.
Taught in spoken English with BSL interpreter.
What will we cover?
• Provide basic information around healthy eating and nutrients essential for our health.
• To be able to assess own dietary needs and take relevant body measurements in order to learn about own current nutritional status
• Learn about portion sizes of foods and how to create balanced meals
• Provide an insight into health issues in hearing and deaf communities in UK
• To feel empowered to pass on knowledge gained to family and friends addressing issues of public health.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
• To know the 5 main food groups of the Eatwell Guide
• Understand functions of macro and micronutrients
• Confident at reading food labels using the food shopping card
• Learn new ideas to cook healthy balanced meals
• Able to assess own dietary needs and anthropometrics (body measurements).
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
• Specifically targeting Deaf individuals while those of normal hearing are welcome to attend (communication support will be provided).
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
• Lecture method
• Working in pairs and feedback to class
• Game based learning
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
You might like to bring a note book and pen.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Other food and drink courses at the City Lit.
General information and advice on courses at City Lit is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details