This learning module focuses on the role of food labelling in helping people select healthy foods and understand the effect their choices have on their and their familys nutrition. How healthcare professionals, as part of their health promotion role to reduce incidences of obesity, diabetes, heart disease and certain cancers for example, can help patients understand and interpret food labels better is addressed.
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This learning module for nurses focuses on the use of food labelling as a means to bring awareness in people about the food choices they make, with the aim of promoting healthy eating and healthy living.
Intended learning outcomes
After reading this module and completing the time out activities, you should be able to:
This learning module is broken down into the following sections:
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Please note that information provided by RCNi Learning is not sufficient to ensure competence in the skill. Assessment of competence should take place in line with local practice. Practice should always align with local protocols and procedures, latest guidelines and any regulatory code. All modules should currently be viewed together with available national and local Covid-19 guidelines. For advice, go to www.rcn.org.uk/covid-19/rcn-position
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