Nutritional Therapist

Professional Diploma Level 5

Accredited by CPD.
Approved by IICT and underwriters for membership and insurance.

Learn to identify nutrient deficiency risks and build tailored nutritional programs

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  • We all produce thousands of potential cancer cells per day, so how can we protect ourselves?
  • Recognise the impact of food on DNA expression and learn to do a nutrient check-up
  • Discover 160 superfoods that deliver the most nutrients per calorie and the functions of over 100 micronutrients
  • Perform client assessments and detect nutrient deficiency risks
  • Build personalised food plans and monitor symptom improvements
  • Put forward nutritional recommendations for over 40 common health conditions
  • Packed with printable tools to use with clients right away: questionnaires, workbooks, trackers, and legal forms
Food allergies and intolerances

I enjoyed everything, one of the benefits is you work from home in your own time so it's very flexible. The downloadable print outs were very helpful as well.5stars

Tracy Brown (Leeds, West Yorkshire)

Enhancing my knowledge by getting the science behind my own understanding and use.5stars

Scott Pirie (Croyde, Braunton, UK)

Learn to detect nutritient deficiency risks.

Printable workbooks and symptom assessments:

  • Antioxidant Assessment™ with Scores and Recommendations
  • Nutritional Deficiencies Assessment™
  • Symptom Results and Nutrient Requirements tools
  • Diet Planning Workbook™
  • Required Foods Identifier
  • Personalising Shopping Lists
  • Antioxidants Shopping List
  • Food and Symptom Journal
  • Symptom Reassessment tool
  • Session Summary Handouts
  • Client Health Check Questionnaire

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Nutritional Therapist

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17 modules • 60 CPD hours • videos • workbooks

Course overview

  • Introduction to Nutritional Therapy
  • Genetic Adaptations to Nutrition
  • Changing gene expression
  • Switching genes on and off
  • How food changes your DNA
  • Free radicals and DNA damage
  • How to test your antioxidant capacity
  • Antioxidant foods for longevity and disease prevention
  • Nature’s Pharmacy: Polyphenols and phytochemicals
  • Fibre: the antioxidant trafficker
  • Probiotics: Nature’s Antibiotics
  • Essential Nutrients and Antioxidants
  • How to detect nutritient deficiency risks
  • How to create a personalised nutritional programme
  • How to structure client consultations
  • How to monitor nutritional programmes
  • Health benefits and micronutrients in 160 superfoods
  • Nutritional advice for over 40 health conditions
  • Your role as a Nutritional Therapist
  • Setting up or expanding your practice

Test for nutrient deficiency risks on your own

  • Nutritional Deficiencies Assessment™ with scores nutrient by nutrient
  • Includes results and personalised recommendations
  • Plus workbooks to build personalised programmes, monitor and reassess symptoms

Skills Lab™ : Instantly apply your knowledge!

Practise the techniques taught in your certification before seeing real clients through guided field tasks, practical assignments, questionnaires, idea banks creation, and games. Learn how your classmates are doing and stay motivated!

A complete blueprint for you

Templates for immediate use with clients. Assessment tools to personalise programmes. Planning kits to use in your practice. Methods you won't find anywhere else!

Get your e-Certificate without delay

Upon graduation you'll have instant access to your very own Certificate in PDF format, issued in your name, signed and dated. You can save it, print it or share it with someone else.
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When you join, you'll also get:

  • Unlimited access to your course lessons, worksheets and planning tools, including all future updates
  • PDF files for all key materials – you can open, save or print these at your convenience
  • Printable templates to use with clients right away: Questionnaires, programme planners, intake assessments, client workbooks, progress trackers, scripts, session handouts, shopping lists, recipes, health checks, and legal forms
  • Interactive, automatically graded online quizzes which you need to complete before moving onto your next module
  • A fully automatically graded final exam (Score > 80% and you have passed…. No retake fees!)
  • Interactive questionnaires and polls – add your voice and see what your fellow students say
  • SKILLS LAB™ – guided tasks, learning tasks, worksheets, idea banks creation, and games. Instantly apply what you learn and stay motivated by comparing how your classmates are doing!
  • Video training in key modules, with guided learning tasks and practical workbooks
  • Glossary, conversions guide and additional resources with examples, science or reference research
  • Instant PDF certificate upon completion in your name, signed and dated by your certification director
  • Achievement badge to display on your website, business card and marketing materials
  • 24/7 access to the Learner Services portal
  • Free BONUS Modules: Health Benefits and Nutritional Values of 160 Superfoods and Nutritional Advice for Over 40 Health Conditions (worth £178, included in your certification)
  • And none of it expires!

Become a certified
Nutritional Therapist

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The Health Sciences Academy® helps working and aspiring nutrition professionals like you transform their careers with 10+ Accredited Certifications and 60+ Continuing Education courses in nutrition sciences – from Sports and Exercise Nutrition, to Clinical Weight Loss; Advanced Supplements, to Nutrition for Cancer Prevention and Longevity; Child Brain Development, to Nutritional Epigenetics.

With its own team of accomplished scientists and PhDs training 166,790+ professionals on the latest nutrition strategies, The Health Sciences Academy has become the largest online educator on nutrition sciences in the UK. Their expertise is sharing what's new and what's actually working in the field of nutrition, helping you leverage the latest science to expand your client base and continue growing your practice.

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