Our next exciting open event will feature guest speakers who are integral to nutrition. This is your chance to meet them and our expert and friendly Academic and course enrollment Teams. Read more
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Linus Pauling, PhD, Nobel laureate
The Institute for Optimum Nutrition (ION) was founded in 1984 by Patrick Holford with the support of twice Nobel Prize winner Dr Linus Pauling____________________________
ION is a higher education institution. Established for thirty-five years ION is one of the most respected training bodies of its kind in Europe.Our flagship Nutritional Therapy diploma courses educate students to become registered Nutritional Therapists on accredited professional qualification programmes. We champion our graduates and the wider nutrition and healthcare industry with our professional CPD courses. Our nutrition clinic, food education days and magazine Optimum Nutrition support the public to make a positive impact on their lives with food.
For over 30 years the Nutritional Therapy Diploma Course has combined the latest theoretical knowledge from the science of nutrition with “real-world” clinical training to help you build an in-depth understanding of the role that nutrition plays in relation to human health and wellbeing.
Discover exciting opportunities to deepen your knowledge and support your professional development through a range of Practitioner CPD events and Food Demo Days.
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Our fully qualified Nutritional Therapists work with people every day to improve health and wellbeing, whatever your issue, they will help you find out how to improve your health naturally and safely.
Join Nutritional Therapist Belinda Blake to learn how to support the nutritional needs of teenagers. Open to Practitioners and members of the public. ION CPD 5 hours.
This one-day practical seminar (along with the recommended pre-reading) aims to improve your ability to work safely with individuals affected by an eating disorder/eating distress. Open to Practitioners only. ION CPD 5 hours. Read more
This three- day course aims to provide you with the knowledge and skills to work confidently with clients with a range of autoimmune conditions. Open to Practitioners only. ION CPD 15 hours | BANT CPD 15 hours. Read more
There are five Easter eggs hidden in the picture — can you find them? Read more
UK Bike Week is set for 8-16 June, when Cycling UK urges us to pedal for fun and fitness. To get us in the mood, Graeme Wilcockson gives a brief history of cycling and tips on how to get going Read more
Researchers have found that women who eat high levels of gluten during pregnancy may have children with a higher risk of developing the autoimmune condition type 1 diabetes. Read more