Health Literacy

Alison.comThese Health Literacy Courses, from, contain general knowledge to support healthy living.

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Alcohol and Its Effects on Health

AlcoholAlcohol is enjoyed by many people during social occasions, but for others addiction to alcohol or alcohol-related illnesses can be a serious health issue.

This free online course begins by reviewing the biological effects of alcohol on the body, including hangovers, psychological, and physical disturbances. The course also looks at the effects of chronic alcoholism such as liver damage or fetal alcohol syndrome.

Finally, the course reviews some of the treatments for alcohol-related illnesses. This course is ideal for anyone who wants to learn more about the effects alcohol can have on their health, or for learners already working in the areas of health promotion or health awareness who want to further their knowledge and understanding of the health effects of excess alcohol consumption.

Alcohol and Its Effects on Health is originally from and published by OpenLearn and has a duration of 1-2 Hours for the average learner.

Healthy Living

Healthy LivingThis free online course is all about healthy living. It is intended to make you more aware of what you eat and drink. This course will show you how to exercise and create a balanced diet that can help you to stay fit and healthy.

It will help you to follow a healthy lifestyle by choosing foods that are appropriate for you and this will help you to plan your exercise regime. It will also explain calories and food energy. It will make you think about the dangers of alcohol. This course will help you to understand food labels and help you put healthy eating into practice.

Note: This course has been optimised for Internet Explorer, some features may not function or display correctly in other Web browsers such as Firefox.

Healthy Living is originally from Walkgrove and published by Walkgrove and has a duration of 3-4 Hours for the average learner.

Human Health - Diet and Nutrition

Diet and NutritionThis course aims to offer a broad education on how to stay healthy in today's hectic, fast-paced world. The course discusses life expectancy, healthcare, and individual's dietary needs.

It considers the recommended ratio of fats, carbohydrates and proteins in human diet and examines the consequences of dietary imbalances. It is suitable for anyone in healthcare, as a revision aid, and for anybody interested in staying healthy!

Human Health - Diet and Nutrition is originally from Australian School Curriculum and published by XSIQ and has a duration of 2-3 Hours for the average learner.

Personal Health and Fitness

Personal HealthEveryday our attitudes and opinions about our personal well-being are influenced by messages and advertising on the television, in newspapers, on the radio and Internet. How the media portrays health and fitness has a major influence on individuals and society as a whole.

This free online course begins by looking at how we define what health is and how media and society influence our attitudes and opinions to what we think is healthy and what is not. The course then covers aspects of health and fitness such as healthy eating, aerobic fitness and how exercise affects mental health.

This course will be of interest to any person who is interested in their health and wants to be informed and educated on ways to improve their own personal health and fitness.

Personal Health and Fitness is originally from and published by OpenLearn and has a duration of 1-2 Hours for the average learner.