Educate and enthuse, instilling personalised nutrition as the foundation of health for all 

If you have ever asked yourself: "What should I eat for my health?", then you are not alone. With so much mixed messaging around what is or isn't meant to be good for us, it’s no wonder we are  confused about food. Should we eat fat? Should we eat gluten? Is sugar bad?  

We all have to eat, but how do we separate the fact from fiction?  

What research increasingly reveals, however, is that one size does not fit all. We all have our own genetics, unique microbiome (ecosystem of bacteria), environment, health journey and lifestyle. Even identical twins can respond differently to the same food!  

Nutrition and lifestyle impacts us all 

Working with personalised nutrition and lifestyle you can make a real and lasting difference to the health and wellbeing of yourself, your family and others. 

Have you discovered that real food is medicine? Have you experienced the ‘one size fits all’ approach doesn’t work for you? If so, then consider a new career as an expert in personalised nutrition and lifestyle advice.

Why Choose ION? 

The Institute for Optimum Nutrition has been a trainer of choice in personalised nutrition and lifestyle medicine since 1984.

The course is delivered online by expert practitioners, so you can train flexibly with a community of passionate likeminded learners. 

Personalised ‘functional’ nutrition, at whatever level you study, can lead to an exciting career with a range of rewarding opportunities, from community and clinical practice, and research and further study to so much more...

Choosing the right course 

You can enrol with us whether you are: right at the start of your nutrition journey; a healthcare professional or personal trainer looking to expand your practice; or already qualified as a nutritional therapy practitioner.  

The range of courses that we have on offer means that no matter where you are in your nutrition journey or live in the world, there’s a course suitable for you!  

Step in your new career, find out more about our courses:

Short Course in Diet and Health 

Cert HE Personalised Diet and Health (Dietary Educator) 

BSc (Hons) Nutritional Therapy (both full and part-time options) 

Graduate Diploma Integrative Functional Nutrition (enhance your current healthcare practice) 

Graduate Diploma Integrative Functional Nutrition with Clinical Practice (Nutritional Therapist) 

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