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What Will I Learn?

Understand how food affects our DNA.
Avoid a few of the pitfalls that hurt our DNA and our bodies.
Identify which foods are the most powerful antioxidants.
Create meals and menus that provide the most benefits to your body.
Decide if you want to pursue a career in nutrition
Use some of the tools needed to start your own health coaching practice.


  • Need to know basic nutrition, see Nutrition 4 Optimal Health as a prerequisite
  • Basic understanding of physiology is highly recommended.


This intermediate nutrition course assumes you understand basic nutrition including basic physiology, RDA’s, calories, carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins and minerals and that you have taken the course “Nutrition 4 Optimal Health”. This course on Nutritional Therapy takes you deeper into specific nutrients and how those affect the body in relation to disease. From why our DNA matters in what we eat, to how to glean specific nutrients from certain foods. Phytochemicals to omega 3, learn why we need these nutrients and where to get them from. Discover how studies involving supplements vs studies on diet show eating whole foods provide more benefits than pills. Become knowledgeable in how to choose the right foods to prevent disease. After this course, you will be able to create menus based on an optimal diet for longevity and quality of life which include a variety of foods filled with powerful nutrients.

You can change your DNA with diet and lifestyle for the better or the worse. A healthy diet and lifestyle can reduce the risk of many diseases including some of the leading causes of death, heart disease, stroke, and cancer. Avoiding toxins, like cigarettes and alcohol as well as other chemicals, help to reduce the free radicals that come into your system externally. But you also have to fight internally produced free radicals with consuming antioxidants which are found in various whole foods.

Who is the target audience?

  • Those interested in learning nutrition to fight disease.
  • Those interested in Health or Wellness Coaching.

Course Curriculum

Why Individuals React Differently to Food
Introduction FREE 00:05:00
Lesson 2: Nutritional Genomics FREE 00:06:00
Lesson 3: Changing Gene Expression – Switching Genes on and off FREE 00:05:00
Practical Steps for Using Nutrition as Therapy
Lesson 5: Fight Free Radicals with Antioxidants 00:05:00
Lesson 6: Nature’s Pharmacy – Phytonutrients and Phytochemicals 00:08:00
Lesson 7: Fiber the Antioxidant Transporter & More 00:04:00
Lesson 8: Omega 3 the Protector vs the Destroyers 00:03:00
Lesson 9: Diets for Longevity – The Blue Zones 00:04:00
The Specifics of Powerful Nutrient Rick Foods
Lesson 10: Benefits in 30+ Foods – Veggies 00:07:00
Lesson 11: Benefits in 30+ Foods – Veggies Part 2 00:08:00
Lesson 12: Benefits in 30+ Foods – Fruit 00:07:00
Lesson 13: Benefits in 30+ Foods – Grains 00:07:00
Lesson 14: Benefits in 30+ Foods – Nuts & Seeds 00:08:00
Lesson 15: Benefits in 30+ Foods – Legumes & More 00:05:00
Wellness Coaching and Nutritional Therapy
Lesson 16: Nutritional Therapist vs Dietitian 00:07:00
Lesson 17: Your Role as a Nutritional Therapist or Wellness Coach 00:05:00
Lesson 18: Skills & Education of a Wellness Coach 00:06:00
Lesson 19: How to Structure Client Consultations 00:04:00
Putting it all Together
Lesson 20: Meal Planning – Developing a Healthy Plate 00:02:00
Lesson 21: Summary 00:03:00
Nutritional Therapy-Handouts
Nutritional Therapy-Handouts 00:00:00


This course is for anyone who's interested in this topic and wants to learn more about it. This course will also help you gain potential professional skills.

No prior qualifications are needed to take this course.

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Yes, there is a test at the end of the course. Once you’ve completed all the modules of the course, you will have to give a multiple-choice test. The questions will be based on the topics of the modules you studied. And of course, you can take the test at any time, from any device and from anywhere you want.

Don’t worry if you fail the test, you can retake it as many times as you want.

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