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Health & Nutrition Diploma

Online Health and Nutrition Practitioner Diploma Course

The Online Health & Nutrition Practitioner Course is designed to promote and offer you the understanding and comprehensive knowledge of health and nutrition related subjects. Covering a wide range of subjects such as human development, diet and nutrition, family health, and global health issues it is a great option for anyone involved with the healing profession or works as a healer or health adviser.

For those that are already working as a holistic therapist this course will provide you with the added knowledge and understanding that will allow you to offer your clients the extra support and advice to promote their health and wellbeing.

Benefits of Health & Nutrition for You and Others

By taking the Online Health & Nutrition Practitioner Course you will receive a diploma that will aid your progression and career as a health professional as you will learn many convertible skills that can assist you with various employment prospects. You will learn and possess skill in this subject that can become useful tools to help yourself and others and is a great addition to the journey for anyone who is considering working in or is already working in the field of health and wellbeing.

Part 1

Lesson 1

  • How the concept of health is more commonly viewed
  • Global Health
  • 6 elements deemed essential for primary healthcare

Lesson 2    

  • Human development
  • Growth development of the brain and functions
  • Psychosocial/Emotional charts showing development throughout life
  • Charts showing physical development

Lesson 3

  • How physical growth can be measured
  • Negative environmental factors that affect human development and health
  • Genetic and biological factors in human development

Part 2

Lesson 4

  • Nutrition in adults, children, and elderly
  • Supplements in pregnancy
  • Awareness of the human body getting nutrients

Lesson 5

  • Carbohydrates
  • Proteins
  • Fats
  • How are fats classified
  • Their positive and negative effects

Lesson 6

  • Where most of the minerals and vitamins are found to maintain good health
  • Benefits of adequate liquid intake
  • Further information about nutrition’s and minerals

Part 3

Lesson 7

  • Food choices throughout life
  • Recommended dietary intake
  • How developments in technology have changed eating habits

Lesson 8

  • Important factors in disease prevention
  • Difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • What are RDIs

Lesson 9    

  • Understanding HIV

Course Overview

When students have successfully completed the Distance Learning Health and Nutrition Course and passed the examination they can then introduce health and nutrition practice as part of their therapy or as a standalone profession. You will receive an accredited Diploma on successful completion.

Learning Review

After each group of lessons, a list of related questions  has been provided to allow the students to review their learning.


When students have successfully passed the Online Health and Nutrition Course and examination, they are issued with a Diploma that is recognised by the International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine (IPHM) the American Association of Drugless Practitioners (AADP) and the International Institute of Complementary Therapists (IICT) Graduates of which will then be eligible to apply to be board certified holistic health practitioners through the AADP, IPHM and request Holistic Insurance cover. This course can be purchased as part of the holistic package offers.




Product Code: HEA62

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