As a Certified Nutritional Health Coach, you will have a deeper understanding of the dietary, lifestyle, environmental factors that lead to or aggravate chronic and inflammatory diseases.
Provide evidence-based recommendations to support healthier funciton, including specific recommendations for chronic conditions
Clinical guides and patient handouts, a new patient intake form, 6-week anti-inflammatory guide, a healthy cookbook and 30-day meal plan, stress relief guide, and more.
Learn how to identify and address the nutritional causes of chronic diseases
Learn how to build and grow a virtual or an in-person practice, from building a website, how to get new clients, and increasing your income
Learn how to identify and address issues with absorbtion, integrity of the gut, gut flora, digestion function that might aggrevate chronic diseases
The program discuss special topics, such as weight loss, chronic inflammation and pain, autoimmune conditions, in the Funcitonal and Nutritional Medicine approach.
Dr. Liz Lipski, PhD, CNS, FACN, IFMCP, BCHN, LDN
Professor of Clinical Nutrition, author, and researcher
Jessica Knese, MS, CNS
Graduates of the program can apply to become board certified Nutritional Health Coaches with the AAANWP.
Graduates of the American Academy of Functional Health may apply for a Board Certification in Holistic Health.
Is your diet inflammatory? This module topics include:
What is in our food? This module topics include:
Is your external or internal environment causing you inflammation? This module topics include:
Meal Planning 101: Designing healthy meal plans for clients. Also include:
The importance of Phytonutrients and Flavonoids, as essential antioxidants, to promote and maintain good health
Evidence-based herbal medicine and the use of herbal medicine as nutritional supplements to support healthy function.
Food and Chronic Diseases: Learn how food and certain diets might lead to chronic diseases. Topics included:
Learn how to identify nutritional deficiencies. Topics included:
Fundamentals of coaching for clinical success!
Coaching & Motivational Interview: Learn coaching strategies that will allow you to guide your clients to change their diet and lifestyle. Topics also include:
A comprehensive review of food, regulation, and health. Topics include:
A review of the principles and studies on Anti-Inflammatory diet. Topics also include:
Learn how to identify harmful ingredients in your food and guide your clients to buy healthier and safer food. Module includes a review of the following:
Marketing and sales strategies to establish and grow your practice, including the following:
The certification test is the last step in the program, where you will be assessed on the knowledge you gained throughout the course. This is an open-book exam.
Casey McPherson, BSN, RN