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Nutrition and lifestyle impacts us all 

Have you discovered that real food is medicine? Have you experienced the ‘one size fits all’ approach doesn’t work for you? Are you passionate about nutrition and helping others?

If so, a career in personalised nutrition and lifestyle is the perfect fit for you!

‘’Becoming an ION trained nutritional therapist is not only an excellent career choice but it’s intellectually, emotionally, morally, and spiritually fulfilling.’’

Patrick Holford [Nutrition expert, best-selling author, and founder of Institute for Optimum Nutrition]

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A career in nutritional therapy is both rewarding and fulfilling. You will have the opportunity to help people improve their health and well-being, and you will make a difference in the world.

Become a part of this growing field that offers you a flexible portfolio career and be a part of a passionate community.

There are many different career paths you can choose, whether you are right at the start of your nutrition journey, or expanding your health and wellbeing practice or taking your qualification to the next level we can help you to advance your career.

You could work as a dietary educator, work for a charity or NGO, run your own wellbeing retreats, support corporate staff’s wellbeing or educate others far and wide/globally about nutrition and lifestyle choices through social media. No matter what your goals are, we can help you achieve them

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Choose your course 

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) 

Why choose to study with 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 experienced academics and 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, research and further study to so much more...