6 Hours Accredited Training

Craving Control and Taste Manipulation

Power your knowledge with continuing education. Taught by scientists and PhDs.

  • How easy is it to trick your taste?
  • Are your food preferences genetic?
  • How does taste make us overeat?
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Learn about how taste may make us overeat, to whether it’s possible to manipulate our taste to enjoy foods we dislike!

Contains the following Continuing Education modules:

  • Manipulating Taste Perception
  • Taste Perception and Overeating
  • Genetics of Food Preferences

Manipulating Taste Perception

Do we “taste” sound? Or eat with our eyes? How much of the flavours we feel are real? In this report, we explore ground-breaking experiments on the illusion of food flavours. This way, you can use a few tricks to your advantage!

In this module you will learn…

  • Whether it’s possible to trick our taste to enjoy foods we dislike
  • The fundamentals of taste perception
  • Which roles our five senses play in taste perception
  • Whether smell might be more important than taste when it comes to detecting flavours

Genetics of Food Preferences

We all have favourite foods… and those we dislike. But could taste perception be in our genes? Were you born to taste foods differently? Let’s find out if your tastes for much-loved foods (or least-wanted ones) were pre-determined by your DNA!

In this module you will learn…

  • Whether genetics could explain our individual food preferences
  • Why some of us prefer sweet foods over savoury foods
  • What carrying the “sweet tooth” gene might mean for you
  • Whether it’s possible to override our genes and train ourselves to like foods we find unpleasant

Taste Perception and Overeating

When you eat high-calorie foods, you feel a sense of satisfaction. But do some people get more pleasure from eating than others? Could this cause overeating and weight gain?

In this module you will learn…

  • Whether taste perception is making us overeat
  • If food enjoyment is the same for everyone
  • Which taste-reward mechanisms may explain someone’s tendency to gorge more than others
  • Whether food can make us euphoric, and if so, how this could be contributing to our gluttony and overeating
  • Why some of us have a different reward response to food, and whether this might be making us eat more

 

6 Hours Accredited Training

Good Science Beats Junk Science.
(or... Why You'll Want To Study With Us Scientists)

When most people consume junk articles and bad science, our learners want the truth.

Fortunately, as scientists in this domain, we're here to filter out the fads.

We have a very strict research and review process. For example, when we touch on a controversial topic, citing a single piece of research can be confusing. That's why, in the absence of consensus, we compile studies to show you both sides.

The findings are thoroughly investigated and based on studies vetted for scientific integrity, which have a higher probability of being accurate.

This way, we avoid bad science and deliver proven research to you.

Get Smarter. Sound Smarter.

Maybe you navigated thousands of health and nutrition websites. You found contradictions, not answers. So what is true? And what isn't?

Maybe you found some self-declared "evidence-based" blog, to later realise they are pseudo-scientific... or worse: fear-mongers.

The problem is, when you repeat what you read in there, you risk sounding incoherent, or may end up hysterically defending points you barely understand yourself...

So, how can you get the credibility you want?

In this continuing education program, we'll not only teach you proven science-based concepts, but show you the context and what it all means in practical terms.

This way, when you talk to others, you'll be spreading reliable information and earning the respect that you deserve.

Enjoy a Unique Learning Experience.

No more internet hangovers. A smooth experience with everything in one place.

We want you to enjoy your continuing education without distractions. So you can immerse yourself in the content.

  • Study at your own pace
  • Access everything online
  • Download, save, or print your PDF workbooks
  • Get links to studies, extra reading materials, and more!
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q.How long will it take to access the training?

    A.

    Immediately. After you register, you’ll get instant access to your first Continuing Education module, as well as an acknowledgement email from us with your account details. Yes, it’s that simple. In just moments from now you could be enjoying outstanding scientific discoveries!

  • Q.Do I need any specific background, experience or qualification to join?

    A.There are no entry requirements other than being at least 16 years of age and a willingness to jump in, learn your way around, and have fun!

  • Q.How valuable is this Continuing Education opportunity?

    A.

    The Continuing Education Certificate itself is highly valuable if you want to gain verifiable skills and stand out. What’s far more valuable than that, is the scientific knowledge you’re going to receive when you join this training, complete your workbook/s, and pass your final exam.

  • Q.Is there a deadline to complete this training?

    A.

    No. You can study at your own pace! We understand that life happens, and that just because you join us today, this doesn’t mean you’ll be able to finish (or even start) the training this week. And that’s okay. Take as long as you like. The guided learning hours to complete this training are:

  • Q.What assessments do I need to complete?

    A.

    At the end of each continuing education module, you’ll get a printable workbook to help you consolidate your new learnings, supplemented with fun student polls and games. You’ll also be presented with a multiple-choice quiz based on the readings and lesson materials, for which you need a score of 80% or above to pass. Upon successful completion, you will receive your Continuing Education Certificate in your name, signed and dated by your program director.

     

  • Q.Is this Continuing Education Certificate recognised?

    A.

    Yes! It’s been accredited by CPD – the official certification service for Continuing Professional Development, which carries both UK and international recognition. This way, you can gain verifiable skills and use your CPD points towards your ongoing education. You can find out more about our awarding bodies HERE.

  • Q.How will this Continuing Education Certificate help me?

    A.

    It depends who you are…

    If you’re a nutrition or medical professional, this certificate is a great way to supplement your continuing education from our own team of scientists – and ensure you’re up to speed on the latest trends and best practices.

    If you’re a health coach or personal trainer, this certificate is a tangible way to show you’re expanding your expertise, which can help you attract and serve your clients more powerfully.

    If you’re a student, this certificate can set you apart from graduates who stop updating their skill-set, helping you acquire specialised knowledge that paying clients and employers are desperately seeking.

    If you’re an HR manager or corporate wellness advocate, this certificate will make you more valuable to your company, which is the surest way to raise your work’s worth and credibility, and gain more support and resources.

Reviews

One of the main things I've learned is how complex & individual one's weight loss journey can be, taking into account all the different personality types.

Maxine Chutter, business owner Blissfully Nutritious, Bristol (UK)

Understanding personality types and how to communicate and work with the differences is very important in successful weight loss.

Trudi Franzel, Richmond Hill, Georgia (US)

I learnt so much about the psychology of individuals and how best they can lose weight. I was most interested in the personality types. This can be a very useful tool in health coaching these individuals.

Rosemary King, Nurse Practitioner, Green Valley, Arizona (US)

Loved the module of psychology of dieting, especially diet personality types.

Catherine Durin, Cambridge Weight Plan Independent Consultant, Folkestone (UK)

The extent to which psychology is involved in the weight loss process is incredible! The personality type unit was incredibly useful to me.

Cassandra Schaefer, Health Coach, Mountain Center, California (US)

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