Accredited Diploma in Functional Nutrition
Do you have an interest in diet, lifestyle and nutrition and the impact of these on health?
Perhaps you already have a basic knowledge of nutrition and want to understand how it can be used to improve overall health.
This course is designed to provide you with insight into the role of diet, lifestyle and nutrition in a functional capacity.
This Diet, Lifestyle and Functional Nutrition course will develop your understanding of the role of diet and lifestyle and their impact on overall health. It will enable you to work with clients to help them to identify potential allergens and intolerance’s, assist them with planning and implementing a diet plan to positively impact health and allow you to recommend or refer clients for clinical diagnoses of underlying health conditions.
What is Functional Medicine? – Functional nutrition looks at the root cause of underlying chronic disease and allows you to work with clients to improve their overall health in a practical setting. You will develop an understanding of what is really meant by a balanced diet, you will understand a range of diets and how they improve health and you will have a full understanding of what functional nutrition is and why it can be so effective
The course is broken down into three parts:
Part one is about different diets, understanding what nutrition is and the functions of the macro and micro nutrients.
Part two is about the role of diet and nutrition in different chronic diseases and conditions including the impact of other lifestyle factors on overall health.
Part three is about functional nutrition, what it is and how it can be used.
Functional Nutrition is one component of functional medicine and cannot be practiced in isolation of clinical input but this course will allow you to have a full understanding of the role of functional nutrition in achieving improved health and as a professional working in nutrition, will provide you with a detailed insight into this ground-breaking field. Full details can be found under additional information.
If wishing to work as a health counselor then you may also like to see our Vegan & Vegetarian Health Course.
Some of the things you will learn in this course are:-
- A good understanding of both nutrition and functional nutrition & diet
The science behind many popular diets
How to use function nutrition to help clients with a many illnesses including
Heart disease, diabetes, gluten intolerance, autoimmune disease, osteoporosis and many more disturbing health issues facing everyone in the 20th century
When students have successfully passed the examination, they are issued with a Diploma that is recognised by the International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine (IPHM) AADP and (IICT) Graduates of which will then be eligible to apply to be board certified holistic health practitioner. You can also purchase this course as part of our holistic package offers with savings of over 50%