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Optimum Nutrition Throughout Life

The Institute for Optimum Nutrition is an independent, not for profit educational charity. 

Our Mission is to educate and enthuse, instilling Optimum Nutrition as the foundation of health for all.



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ION was founded by Patrick Holford in 1984 – inspired by Linus Pauling and inspiring others of th


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The Institute for Optimum Nutrition (ION) has been successfully training Nutritional Therapists f


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