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Courses that explain healthy eating guidelines and the link between diet and health are being run by Sheffield Hallam University from January 2010.

The courses are open to anyone working in the food and drink industry and are run by Hallam's Centre for Food Innovation in association with the Royal Society for Public Health, are open to anyone working in the food and drink industry.

The accredited courses on offer include level one to three awards in Nutrition and Health, Healthier Food and Special Diets and the Fundamentals of Nutrition.  20 per cent discounts are offered to those booking places for three or more individuals.

John Sorsby, head of the Centre for Food Innovation, said "These courses equip food manufacturing and management professionals with the essential skills needed to develop their careers and enable them to have better understanding on a range of dietary and healthy eating issues."

To book, call the Centre for Food Innovation on 0114 225 2044 or email For information concerning course content contact Charlotte Harden on 0114 225 6032, or email

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