Nutrition and Dietary Supplements - NUT 401

Nutrition and Dietary Supplements
Course Number
NUT 401


This course reviews evidence-based information to support the clinical use of over 50 different natural herbs, supplements, and nutrients. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to understand and discuss the available nutrition and dietary supplement support in over 30 different common health conditions.


Learning Outcomes

Determine when to choose food or supplements
Understand and develop therapeutic protocols that can be used to manage or support other treatment regimes in promoting health
Review and discuss information on mechanism of action, indication, doses, interactions, and side effects ensure safe, effective use of common dietary supplements, such as: bilberry, calcium, echinacea, fish oils, ginkgo, iron, licorice, magnesium, phytoestrogens, quercetin, selenium, turmeric, B vitamins, witch hazel and zinc.
Understand and discuss the available nutrition and dietary supplement support in a number of common conditions such as: acne, breast disease, carpel tunnel syndrome, diabetes mellitus, fibromyalgia, hypertension, irritable bowel syndrome, menopause, osteoporosis, peptic ulcer, rheumatoid arthritis and venous disorders.


Required Materials (Course Pack)

The Required Materials cost (Course Pack) —including standard shipping within the United States— is $115. This includes:

Online Materials and Library Resources (OMLR) - $115

Get the most up to date information about required textbooks for this class, including ISBN, edition and price, by visiting our Required Textbooks page

Total Course Price: $975 (3 credits x $325 per credit) + $115 Course Pack + $87.95 Textbooks = $1200.95

Does not include Registration fee, which is $200 per program or $30 per credit if enrolling in single courses.

* You may always elect to buy or rent your textbooks/ebooks new or used. However, when choosing to purchase college textbooks and supplementary materials outside the College store, please use caution to ensure you purchase the correct version of required materials.

Maximum Enrollment: 30 students


Last updated 7/22/18

Additional Prerequisites

None – Prior or concurrent nutrition training is recommended

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