INTRODUCING THE FIRST CLIENT FOCUSED NUTRITION EDUCATION COURSE

There are countless nutrition certification courses geared toward the fitness professional. For the first time, we are providing a client-focused nutrition education course.

COURSE TOPICS

COURSE OUTLINE

YOUR COURSE SYLLABUS

01

COURSE INTRODUCTION

  • Review the course schedule
  • Learn how best to take the course
  • Learn how the learning management system for the course works

02

ENERGY BALANCE

  • Review energy balance in the context of body weight.
  • Understanding the role of food in energy balance.
  • Understanding the role of basal metabolic rate, exercise and non-exercise physical activity in energy expenditure.

03

MACRONUTRIENTS

  • Review the major macronutrients.
  • Understanding the details of each macronutrient.
  • Understand what science has taught us about macronutrients and weight loss.
  • Develop a working understanding of the sources of different macronutrients.

04

MICRONUTRIENTS

  • Review the major micronutrients.
  • Understanding the details of each micronutrient.
  • Understand what science has taught us about micronutrients and weight loss.
  • Review deficiencies, prevalences of deficiencies, and how to avoid them.
  • Develop a working understanding of the sources of different micronutrients.

05

SUPPLEMENTS

  • Understand the role of supplements in the diet
  • Learn supplements are regulated.
  • Develop working knowledge of how supplements aid in weight loss.
  • Review the top 5 supplements for performance enhancing supplements.

06

POPULAR DIETS

  • Develop an understanding of the major principles of popular diets, as well as the pros and cons of popular diets, and what diets might fit your life. 
  • Understand how the ketogenic diet works.
  • Learn the different types and potential benefits of intermittent fasting.
  • Understand how dairy, gluten, and artificial sweeteners affect weight loss. 
  • Develop an understanding of the scientific basis of the carnivore diet.

HOW THE COURSE IS DELIVERED