Basic Cooking Skills

Planning Balanced Meals (BCS04-PBM-01)

Healthful eating over the lifespan helps us to feel good, manage weight and prevent chronic disease. Even in later years, eating well supports a healthy immune system and gives energy for daily activities. This course will identify the nutrients, serving sizes and planning a balanced diet for older adults.

Course number: BCS-PBM-01
Class format: Online, On Demand
Credit hours: 1.0
  • Unit 1: Balanced Diets and Hydration
  • Unit 2: Fruit, Vegetables and Grains
  • Unit 3: Dairy, Protein and Fat
  • Unit 4: Nutrition Labels and Serving Sizes
  • Final Quiz
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: 2 years