This program is designed for personal trainers, group fitness instructors, and other health and wellness professionals looking for a credible curriculum to gain expertise in advising their clients on nutrition. This online certificate program provides an in-depth examination of advanced sports nutrition, vitamin/protein supplementation, functional food implementation, antioxidants, and meal-plan analysis for optimal performance. The certificate will enhance your resume and demonstrate to clients that you're a qualified professional.
The courses are approved for CECs for registered dieticians (RD) and dietetic technician-registered (DTR) professionals through the American Council of Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association). The program is also ideal for health enthusiasts wanting to learn more about nutrition and healthy eating.
Nutrition for Optimal Health and Wellness Certificate (Can be completed in 15 weeks.) Successfully complete the following three online courses: Nutrition and You: Functional Foods Weight Management and Nutrition in the Lifecycle Public Nutrition and Wellness Education Nutrition for Optimal Health, Wellness, and Sports Certificate (Can be completed in 20 weeks.) Successfully complete the three courses above plus Introduction to Sports Nutrition and Performance.