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Introduction to Nutrition Course (INT2N)


Description
Confused with all the conflicting ‘health messages’ you read and hear?
The Introduction to Nutrition course simplifies the fundamentals of health and nutrition. You will develop a holistic relationship with food and your health; rather than following a rigid regime of asking ’what to eat, how often should I eat and how many calories are in that?’.
Each week you will learn and implement new skills allowing you to make sustainable changes in your health and diet. This will enable you to make informed decisions on what to eat, empowering you to influence and educate those around you in a positive way.

WHO IS THE COURSE FOR?
It is perfect for you if you are:
• Looking for a simple holistic approach to nutrition
• Wanting to learn more about health and nutrition
• Returning to study
• Time poor

What’s involved?
• 10 Modules – designed for all learning types containing videos, audios, reading material and tasks
• Study anytime with the self-paced online course (average completion time is 3 months)
• Support from the Functional Nutrition Academy team
• 12 months access to the online content

OVERALL AIMS OF THE COURSE

Provide you with an introduction to nutrition and an insight into the vitalistic philosophy to health. You will develop a holistic relationship with food and your health; rather than following rigid diets.
Content
  • MODULE 1 - Understanding Food Labels
  • Introduction Module 1
  • Health Report - The Truth Behind Food Labels
  • Audio - Habit 6 - Learn the Jargon Behind Food Labelling
  • Audio - Habit 24 - Forget about the Calories
  • Podcast - Marketing and Advertising Persuasion
  • Reading - 10 Steps Reading a Food Label
  • Reading - Theres Nothing Gourmet about Gourmet Foods
  • Reading - Dont Just Read Food Ingredients
  • Video - The foods that make billions
  • Video - From Fabels to Labels Video
  • Robyn O'Brien-TEDxMileHigh Patriotism on a Plate
  • Supermarket Series - OPTIONAL WATCHING
  • Module 1 - Reflection Activity
  • MODULE 2 - Creating the Perfect Healthy Pantry
  • Introduction Module 2
  • Health E-Report - Does my butt look big in this clutter?
  • Audio - Habit 20 - Clean Out The Pantry
  • Podcast - The Simple Life with Morag Gamble
  • Podcast - Bruce Lipton Interview
  • Reading - Clean out the Pantry
  • Video the Story of Stuff
  • Module 2 Reflection Activity
  • MODULE 3 - Food Chemicals and Weight Gain
  • Introduction Module 3
  • Health E-Report - Why-are-we-gluten-intolerant
  • Cyndi Speaking at the Wellness Summit 2018
  • Blog-Activism can take many forms-do your bit now
  • Audio - Habit 5 - Drink Pure Clean Water
  • Audio - Habit 40 - Eliminate Chemical Calories
  • Podcast - Beauty to Die For
  • Podcast - Healthy Homes, Healthy Families
  • Blog - 10 Ways to Reduce your Chemical Load through Food
  • Blog - Why have we become so wheat and gluten sensitive?
  • Blog - Food Sensitivities Escalating
  • Video - Glyphosate is Making us Sick
  • Glyphosate! What about Chlorpyrifos?
  • Module 3 - Reflection Activity
  • Optional Reading
  • MODULE 4 - Sugar How to get the right balance
  • Introduction - Module 4
  • Health E-Report - The Calorie Counting Myth
  • Health E- Report = Why we Must Avoid Soft Drink and Soda's
  • Health E-Report - Understanding Diabetes Today
  • Audio Habit 30 - Lets Eat Chocolate
  • Audio - Habit 31 - Eat Natural Sugar Again
  • Audio - To Chocolate or Not to Chocolate
  • Blog - The wonderful benefits of eating REAL chocolate
  • Blog - Sugar, is it really the new poison?
  • Blog - The Importance of Natural Sugars for the Human Body
  • Video - Robert Lustig TED Talk on Sugar
  • Optional Viewing
  • Module 4 - Reflection Activity
  • MODULE 5 - How to choose the right protein
  • Introduction - Module 5
  • Health E-Report - The Hormone Distruptor
  • Can we fake it?
  • Understanding Fake Meats
  • Audio- Interview with Daniel Vitalis
  • Audio - All Things Dairy
  • Blog - To Drink Milk or Not to Drink Milk
  • Blog - The Soy Bean and Other Hormone Disrupting Foods and Products
  • Video - Interview with Joel Salatin
  • Video- Belinda Fettke- Nutrition Science: How did we get here?
  • Audio- Health System in Crisis: Belinda Fettke
  • Video - Food Betrayal Dont Swallow the Lies TED Talk with Allan Lewis
  • Audio- Leirre Keith Interview- Vegetarianism Reconsidered
  • Module 5 - Reflection Activity
  • MODULE 6 - Fats - The good the bad and the ugly
  • Introduction - Module 6
  • Health E-Report - What does cholesterol really mean?
  • Health E-Report - Get to know your fats
  • Audio - Habit 9 - The Facts on Fat
  • Audio Habit 10 - Go Back To Butter
  • Audio - Cholesterol
  • Audio - The skinny on fats and oils
  • Blog - Rice Bran Oil - Is it really all that good?
  • Blog - The Good and Bad on Fat
  • Blog - The many benefits of fat
  • Video - Heart of the Matter Part 1 - Dietary Villians
  • Video - Heart of the Matter Part 2 - Cholesterol Drug War
  • Video - Nina Techolz - TEDx The Big Fat Surprise
  • Video - Statin Nation - OPTIONAL FOR PURCHASE
  • Module 6 - Reflection Activity
  • MODULE 7 - Food, Mood, Mind Connection
  • Introduction - Module 7
  • Health E-Report - The Holistic Approach to Depression
  • Audio- Tim Collins with Cyndi O'Meara- The Anxiety Podcast
  • Podcast - Dr Pam Peake Interview
  • Audio - Food, Mood and the Mind
  • Audio - Depression
  • Audio - Discipline and Parasites
  • Blog - Eat yourself Smart - Brain Training through Diet
  • Video - The Gut in your Brain
  • Video- A Brain Food Prescription from the Farmacy
  • Video - Mind-altering microbes – how the microbiome affects brain and behaviour
  • Module 7- Reflection Activity
  • MODULE 8 - Connecting Health Issues with the Gut
  • Introduction to Module 8
  • Health E-Report - Why our Microbiome is for Vital Optimal Health
  • Audio - Habit 3 - Doing the Chew
  • Audio - Interview with Dr Natasha Campbell McBride
  • Audio - Eradicating Parasites with Kirsty Wirth
  • Blog - Beat the Bloat
  • Blog - 6 Easy Ways to support your Gut Health
  • Blog - 5 Health tips for healing leaky gut
  • Blog - Why you need to eat fermented foods
  • Video-Rob Knight:How our Microbes make us who we are
  • Video- Jonathan Eisen: Meet Your Microbes
  • Module 8 - Reflection Activity
  • MODULE 9 - Impact of GMO Foods on Health
  • Introduction to Module 9
  • Audio Habit 7 - Avoid Frankenstein Foods
  • Audio Habit 36 - Beware Immortal Foods
  • Audio - Interview Transform Your Health Jeffrey Smith
  • Blog - Fortified Food - Is it a health food hazard?
  • Blog - Vitamins and Minerals added into our food - A Health Hazard?
  • Video - Seeds of Death, Unveiling the LIes of GMOs
  • Video -GMO Foods by Stephanie Seneff
  • Module 9 - Reflection Activity
  • MODULE 10 - How Supplements and Medications Impact the Body
  • Introduction - Module 10
  • Health E-Report: Are Vitamins and Mineral Supplements going to benefit you
  • Audio Habit 33 - How To Never Take Another Antibiotic
  • Audio - Habit 39 - The Need To Supplement
  • Audio - Interview Transform Your Health Webinar Dr Jack Kruse
  • Audio - Supplements
  • Audio - Reframing Sickness as a Health Expression
  • Blog - Berocca and Centrum – food supplements that are not what you think
  • Blog- The Low Down on Hydralyte and why I recommend a healthier alternative
  • Blog - Fish Oil Isn’t Fish Oil
  • Blog - Protein Powders- Not another Supplement Story
  • Blog- Ketosis- Can we achieve it in a pill?
  • Audio- UFC Ketosis in a Pill
  • Blog - Confessions of a Frustrated Pharmacist
  • Videos - Interview with Dr and Terry Wahls and Pill Poppers Movie
  • Module 10- Reflection Activity
  • MODULE 11 - Nutrition for Everyone
  • Introduction - Module 11
  • Protocols
  • A Final Video Module 11
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: 1 year