Nutritional Fitness Consultant

Hours: 380 / Access Length: 12 Months / Delivery: Open, Mentor Supported
Retail Price: $2,495.00

Course Overview:

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.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Comprehend how nutrition relates to overall health
  • Identify the components of food and how it is used by the body
  • Define vitamins and minerals and their role in the body
  • Identify the nutritional needs throughout the lifespan
  • Comprehend the role of nutritional therapy when treating disease

Our Fitness and Nutrition Coaching course provides all the information you need to coach others to their optimal health. This comprehensive guide will show you all the aspects of health and wellness and how they can be applied to unique individuals. Health is not just the absence of illness but it’s a feeling of overall well-being. This course takes a personalized approach that guides you through the development of an attainable and enjoyable fitness and wellness program. Learn current, practical information and tips on health and fitness topics, from nutrition and stress management, to flexibility and strength. Each individual is responsible for their own personal health, but first they must be given proper information. As a Fitness & Nutrition Coach you will be able to provide people with information they can use to improve their quality of life. Students will also learn about developing a successful coaching business, marketing your practice, and growing profit.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Comprehend the importance of physical activity and nutrition for wellness
  • Identify the steps for measuring body mass and assessing physical fitness
  • Identify methods for building and maintaining muscular strength and flexibility
  • Comprehend the importance of stress management for fending off ailments of the mind and body
  • Identify the steps for starting your own coaching business

Course Outline:

Nutritional Consultant Module 1
Digestion, Absorption, & Metabolism
  • Nutrition and Health
  • The Science of Nutrition
  • Digestion
  • Absorption
  • Metabolism
  • Movement of Food Through Digestive Tract
  • Carbohydrates
  • Fiber
  • Lipids
  • Fatty Acids and Triglycerides
  • Proteins
Nutritional Consultant Module 2
Essential Nutrients
  • Vitamins
  • B Vitamins
  • Folate
  • Thiamin
  • Minerals
  • Potassium
  • Trace Elements
  • Iron
  • Water
  • Electrolyte Balance
  • Energy Balance
  • Human Energy System
Nutritional Consultant Module 3
Nutrition & The Beginning of Life
  • Personal Food Selection
  • Food Safety & Food Processing
  • Community Nutrition
  • Family Economic Needs
  • Nutrition During Pregnancy
  • Nutrition During Lactation
  • Maternal Nutrition & the Outcome of Pregnancy
  • Nutrition for Normal Growth & Development
  • Nutritional Requirements for Growth
  • Age-group Needs
  • Children and Adolescents
Nutritional Consultant Module 4
Nutrition Through the Lifespan
  • Nutrition for Adults
  • Adulthood: Continuing Growth & Development
  • Adult Stages
  • The Nature of Aging
  • Nutrition and Physical Fitness
  • Physical Activity
  • Chronic Disease
  • Obesity as a Disease
  • Role of Nutrition in Clinical Care
  • Metabolic Stress
  • Nutritional Needs & Surgery
Nutritional Consultant Module 5
Nutrition & Disease Part 1
  • Drug-Nutrient Interactions
  • Nutrition Assessment
  • Parenteral Nutrition
  • Enteral Nutrition
  • Tube Feeding Nutrition
  • Home Nutrition Support
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Problems in the Digestive Process
  • Coronary Heart Disease
  • Hypertension & Vascular Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
Nutritional Consultant Module 6
Nutrition & Disease Part 2
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Nature of Diabetes
  • Renal Disease
  • Basic Kidney Function
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • HIV & AIDS
  • Medical Management
  • Cancer
  • Body’s Defense System
  • Effects of Cancer on Nutrition
  • Nutrition & Cancer
Fitness and Nutrition Coaching Module 1
Physical Fitness and Wellness
  • Life Expectancy
  • Lifestyle
  • Physical Activity
  • Wellness Education
  • Behavior Modifications
  • Barriers to Change
  • Motivation
  • Process of Change
  • Nutrition
  • Balancing the Diet
  • Vegetarianism
  • Functional Foods
Fitness and Nutrition Coaching Module 2
Weight Management
  • Body Mass Index
  • Waist Circumference
  • Essential Fat
  • Storage Fat
  • Overweight vs. Obese
  • Diet Crazes
  • Diet and Metabolism
  • Weight Loss Myths
  • Cardiorespiratory Endurance
  • Aerobic Training
  • Cardiorespiratory Physiology
  • Mode of Exercise
Fitness and Nutrition Coaching Module 3
Muscular Strength and Endurance
  • Strength Training
  • Overload
  • Plyometrics
  • Pilates
  • Muscular Flexibility
  • Intensity
  • Repetition
  • Stretching
  • Skill Fitness
  • Fitness Programming
  • Acute Sports Injuries
  • Team Sports
Fitness and Nutrition Coaching Module 4
Disease Prevention
  • Stress Assessment
  • Stress Management
  • Sleep and Wellness
  • Relaxation
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Coronary Heart Disease
  • Lowering Cholesterol
  • Inflammation
  • Cancer Prevention
  • Dietary Changes
  • Early Detection
  • Warning Signals
Fitness and Nutrition Coaching Module 5
Behavior Modification
  • Addictive Behavior
  • Drug Dependence
  • Alcohol and Tobacco
  • Breaking the Habit
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease
  • Genital Herpes
  • HIV and AIDS
  • Reducing the Risk
  • Lifetime Fitness and Wellness
  • Integrative Medicine
  • Personal Trainers
  • Your Fitness Future
Fitness and Nutrition Coaching Module 6
Starting Your Coaching Business
  • Consulting vs. Coaching
  • Setting Up Your Business
  • Choosing a Target Market
  • Setting Up Your Office
  • Finding Those First Clients
  • Deciding How Much to Charge
  • Creating Coaching Packages
  • Keeping Those First Clients
  • Sales and Marketing Systems
  • Making a Profit
  • Publicizing Your Business
  • Hiring an Office Manager

All necessary materials are included.

System Requirements:

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended for the best experience.
Hardware Requirements:
  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 2 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone (Webinar / Live Online sessions)
Operating System Requirements:
  • Microsoft Windows 7 or 10 (Home, Pro)
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The size of these devices do not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online based courses.

Web Browser Requirements:
  • Latest Google Chrome is recommended for the best experience.
  • Latest Mozilla FireFox
  • Latest Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Apple Safari
Basic Software Requirements (These are recommendations of software to use):
  • Office suite software (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice)
  • PDF reader program (Adobe Reader, FoxIt)
  • Courses may require other software that is denoted in the above course outline.

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