Certificate in Holistic Nutrition Consulting (CHNC)

Overview

This program provides training in how to educate others about appropriate holistic health protocols to support and rebalance the body and restore wellness for general good health through holistic nutrition protocols. This program includes training in how to establish a practice, locate information from state regulatory bodies to ensure compliance with local and state requirements, and discuss current topics in holistic nutrition to provide current evidence-based support.

Graduates of the Certificate in Holistic Nutrition Consulting will be able to implement tools for increased health and well-being and a more natural, balanced way of life.

Nutrition State Law Disclosures

If you are interested in pursuing a career in nutrition or dietetics, you should consult with the appropriate state board to assure that your credentials will allow you to achieve your professional goals. Many states have enacted laws that regulate the practice of dietetics and nutrition services. You can also view more information online here.

Highlights

Learn tools for increased health and well-being

Topics include: nutritional biochemistry, acid-alkaline balance, fasting, food combining, transitional daily diet, wheatgrass therapy, and sprouting

Discover a wide range of lifestyle modifications and holistic health protocols

Learning Outcomes

  • Outline the steps to set up a business, including insurance, management, legal issues, ethics (including AHG ethics and ARC requirements), keeping records, listening and observation skills, informed consent, marketing, business planning, nutritional, lifestyle, and wellness counseling
  • Locate information from state regulatory bodies to ensure compliance with local and state requirements
  • Educate others about appropriate holistic health protocols to support and rebalance the body and restore wellness for general good health
  • Discuss nutrition and the status of current research, including how to locate studies in peer-reviewed journals
  • Indicate when to refer individuals to their licensed healthcare provider for diagnosis and treatment
  • Coach others about the basics of nutrition and the importance of a healthy diet and lifestyle in the support of long-term health
  • Discuss and describe the body’s structure and function in a healthy state
  • Understand and identify the mechanical and biochemical changes caused by a variety of diseases or imbalances to be able to address system imbalances and provide education that individuals can use to restore wellness
  • Discuss current topics in holistic nutrition and be able to provide current evidenced-based support
  • Implement tools for increased health and well-being and a more natural, balanced way of life
  • Apply principles of nutrition, nutritional biochemistry, acid alkaline balance, fasting, food combining, transitional daily diet, wheatgrass therapy, and sprouting to daily life

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Career Goals:

  • Holistic Nutrition Consultant
  • Nutrition Consultant
  • Nutritional Therapy Consultant
  • Wellness Educator
  • Addition to current healthcare practice

Current Instructors:

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Admissions Requirements:

Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalency and recommendation for admission by the ACHS Admissions Committee.

Tuition and Fees:

To estimate the program tuition and fees, click on the required course name to view each Total Course Price. Information is also provided in the Program Fact Sheet.

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