generate a holistic, multi-disciplinary approach to managing a range of conditions impacted by diet and nutrition
provide evidence-based food recommendations for optimising the management of nutrient related gene expression, gut health, inflammation, weight loss, fertility, pre-conception health and nutrition during pregnancy
develop strategies to engage effectively with patients on sensitive issues including weight loss, fertility, genetics, and diet
apply your knowledge of gastrointestinal symptoms, food, weight loss and management, genes and the human genome, fertility and pregnancy, the immune function and inflammation to respond to common nutrition and dietary questions
describe the key factors that exacerbate exercise-induced gastrointestinal syndrome, prevent weight gain and contribute to weight loss
evaluate the complexity and variability of inflammatory responses in non-communicable diseases and discuss the complex interplay between nutrition, immune function and inflammation.
Learn how to use food as medicine in healthcare practice
At a time when food and nutrition information is at an all-time high, there is a lot of confusion and misinformation about food based recommendations for health.
This set of courses for healthcare professionals (including GPs, nurses and midwives) will improve your knowledge of nutrition and health topics, and give you practical skills for providing simple nutrition and food based advice to patients.
You may also be able to collect CPD points for these courses, depending on your discipline and professional associations. You will need to pay for each of these courses individually.
Food as Medicine: Food and our Genome
Understand the relationship between food and genetics and learn how to apply your learning to help patients.
Food as Medicine: Food, Exercise and the Gut
Gain a deeper understanding of the connection between food, exercise and the gut, with this course for healthcare professionals.
Food as Medicine: Talking about Weight
Help your patients use foods and nutrition to assist them in achieving their weight management outcomes.
Food as Medicine: Food and Inflammation
Understand how food and nutrition relates to inflammation with this course for healthcare professionals.
Food as Medicine: Fertility and Pregnancy
Help your patients use foods and nutrition to assist in conceiving and achieving good pregnancy outcomes.