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Nutritional Consultant

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Nutrition Consultant training provides students with an understanding of how food nutrition contributes to the prevention of illness and the promotion of optimal health. Students learn to conduct in-depth diet and lifestyle evaluations and to advise individuals on food plans customized to each individual's taste, temperament, and health goals.

The fundamentals of whole food nutrition, digestive physiology, metabolism, nutritional biochemistry, and current research are presented. The nutritional terrain covered includes macronutrients, micronutrients, and phytonutrients, based upon current global research and application. Students are trained to work in the community in a wide variety of institutional, school, business, and private practice settings.

Course Topics Include:

  • Understanding Nutrition
  • Nutrition and Health Promotion
  • ABC's of Eating for Health
  • Simple Carbohydrates
  • How the Body Handles Fats
  • Protein Quality of Foods
  • Antioxidant Nutrients
  • Phytonutrients in Foods
  • Food Safety
  • New Technologies on the Horizon


You will learn:

  • A bio-individualized approach to diet planning
  • About high quality supplements as an adjunct to a nutrient-rich diet
  • The skills of in-depth diet and lifestyle evaluation
  • To understand and evaluate research studies and gather credible information to share with clients
  • To prepare and deliver nutrition presentations
  • Keys to developing a successful nutrition business


course quick facts
course code PRO2016
cost $1565.00
estimated time to
complete course
140 Hours
course materials
365 Days

Pat Arnold is a nutritional consultant in private practice. She has been involved in the health industry for over 30 years, and is experienced with herbal products, vitamins and minerals, enzymes and other nutritional supplements.