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Healthy Nutrition for Life introduces the basic nutrition information and guidelines that a health or wellness coach needs to assist clients reach their wellness goals. 

The course clarifies and defines the role of a wellness coach in nutrition and highlights situations where clients should be referred to an appropriate allied health professional. You will learn about the functions and food sources of the macro and micro nutrients, the Australian Healthy Eating guidelines and the relationship between diet and chronic disease. The course will enable the wellness coach to help clients to understand the importance of balancing the major nutrients and developing good dietary practices.

Healthy Nutrition for Life will distinguish sound nutritional information from unreliable nutritional information and enable you to discuss behavioural changes that improve dietary intake. Information provided in the course identifies positive food habits and examines common myths and fallacies concerning diet. Weight and weight loss are complex issues; the information provided on this area seeks to enable the coach to understand the multifaceted nature of a weight problem and to support their clients appropriately. 

This course is not designed to be used for dietary prescription but primarily to expand an individual’s knowledge which may not have been a previous area of study yet is essential to working safely as a wellness coach.

This is a 32 hour, distance education course where course materials are provided in digital format. It is self-paced where you can take your time working through the material. The assessment is an open book questionnaire with multiple choice questions.

What you will learn:

  • Examine the functions of the macro and micro nutrients.
  • Identify food sources of macro & micronutrients.
  • Examine the effects of dietary intake on health.
  • Discuss the principles of energy balance.
  • Examine the use of various diets to meet physical and nutritional goals.
  • Discuss methods used to record dietary intake.

Course Inclusions and Delivery

  • 32 hour, self paced online, distance education course. 
  • You can register and start at any time
  • Course text is provided as a digital copy that is emailed to you following your registration.
  • Phone and email support team are available to answer your questions. 
  • Certificate of Attainment
  • Industry Body Accreditation - Continuing Education Credits/hours

    • 20 CECs with National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching (NBHWC) Training provider #100107

    Course Investment


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