Clinical Nutrition (Holistic)

Clinical Nutrition (Holistic)

Self-Study: £135 Tutored: £295

A Diploma Correspondence Course of 11 Lessons

Subjects included in the Course:
• Introduction to the ‘5’ Food Components essential for ‘balanced’ human Nutrition
• Bicarbonate of Soda (Baking Soda)
• Calories
• Calorific value of common foods – energy values
• Amino Acids – building blocks of protein
• Fatty Acids – good fats!
• Vitamins
• Metabolism and Nutrition – Cellular level
• Antioxidants and Free Radicals
• Digestive System
• Absorption of Foods
• Anatomy & Physiology
• Water – Nutrients and how much we need
• Water types
• Proteins, molecules and structures
• Cholesterol – types of fat in the body
• Types of Fat found in food
• Diet theories and options
• Alkaline, Paleolithic diet (Caveman diet)
• Morning Banana diet
• Atkins diet
• Diet for your blood type!
• Balanced diet
• The Cleansing diet
• Fasting
• Treatment of health problems through diet
• Chronic conditions – How diet is used for positive outcomes
• Diets for Medical Conditions e.g. Osteoporosis, Cardio Vascular complaints, Diabetes, Hypertension, Coronary Artery disease etc.

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Course Fees

Course fees in £GBP

Tutored: Single payment of £295
or £95 deposit followed by 4 monthly payments of £50.

Self Study: Single payment of £135
or £35 deposit followed by 4 monthly payments of £25.

Course fees in $USD

Tutored: Single payment of $590
or $190 deposit followed by 4 monthly payments of $100

Self Study: Single payment of $270
or $70 deposit followed by 4 monthly payments of $50

Students obtaining 80% average pass marks will be awarded an accredited SNHS Diploma entitling them to practise.

Course Description

Looking for a career as a Nutritional Therapist, look no further!

Clinical Nutrition is the study of the relationship between food and a healthy body. More specifically, it is the science of nutrients and how they are digested, absorbed, transported, metabolized, stored, and eliminated by the body. How can the contents of your fridge lead to a healthier or unhealthier life? Our course gives the answers to questions everyone needs to know about, in order to live longer and healthier. Time to evaluate what we eat and how this affects our bodies!

This course provides the ‘first rung on the ladder’ and can be combined with our advanced level course or used alone to help your clients to a healthier lifestyle.


On successful completion of this course the student will have an understanding of human digestion, and the underlying principles of healthy nutrition. He or she should be capable of giving sound basic advice on the nutritional requirements for good health, in consultation with “paying clients”. Those wishing to take their understanding to an even higher level are recommended to expand their knowledge with our Advanced Holistic Nutrition course.

About Our Course Writer and Tutor – Tony Edwards

Tony Edwards holds advanced qualifications in Nutrition, Counselling, Psychotherapy and Behaviour Modification, Stress Management, Transpersonal Psychotherapy and Naturopathy. He is a Nationally Registered Hypnotherapist and Hypnoanalyst, a Fellow of the British Institute of Hypnotherapy and a Registered Member of the Association of Natural Medicine. Tony is also the author of internationally recognised training courses and texts in these subjects. He is a member of several ‘Professional Bodies’ concerned with various modalities in the complementary therapy field, a Member of the Nutrition Society, and a Life Fellow of Medicina Alternativa.

Those who have studied with us previously, will be familiar with Tony’s excellent presentation of many of our courses. These include: Hypnotherapy, Medical Hypnotherapy, Past Life Therapy, Diabetic Risk Awareness, and Meridian Psychotherapy.

Tony has written an article entitled “Obesity – A briefing for Complementary Therapists” where he discusses the implications of the spiralling obesity problem. The article also suggests that Holistic Therapists have an ‘important role’ to play in combating the problem, by offering Nutritional advice to their clients

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