Advanced Diploma in Principles of Nutrition

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Course Details

The Advanced Diploma in Principles of Nutrition is specifically designed to equip students with the comprehensive knowledge and skills which are essential in order to achieve their nutritional goals. Our expert nutritionists and dieticians will start you on the path to a successful career in the field of nutrition or achieve your long desired nutritional goals. You will learn how to obtain long-lasting, effective results so join today to master your health.

24 Lessons - 12 Weeks - 3 Semesters

Tuesday: Learn New SkillsThursday: Practical/Application Webinars

The Thursday webinars are very interactive and are often student led. As long as you’re a member, you will be registered for them indefinitely, so you can log in anywhere in the world to practice and apply the skills you have learned.

Course Highlights

  1. 20 hours of live online training with our most senior, proven specialised experts in Nutrition
  2. 1 to 1 consultation with a nutritionist or dietician. Choice of career support or lifestyle consultation
  3. Weekly practical sessions outlining advances in the field of nutrition- don’t let your knowledge become outdated!
  4. Access to Video Recordings of all sections covered
  5. Master Nutrition strategies with all methods fully explained for your immediate implementation
  6. State of the art Nutrition Software tools specifically to assist you in achieving your nutrition and health goals
  7. Comprehensive Materials setting out all principles- full course manual and supplementary materials provided
  8. Full Support - we here at the Shaw Academy don't simply say goodbye after your attendance. We are available continuously to answer your questions no matter how simple or complex they may seem

Lifecycle Semester

Week 1: Optimum Nutrition for Mother & Baby

In this lesson you get a clear overview of the essential elements of nutrition which need to be taken into consideration pre-conception, during pregnancy, lactation, breast feeding and weaning.

Week 2: Nutrition for Children

We all know what children should be eating but this lesson looks at what children are eating as well as overcoming nutritional issues for children. We take a look at fussy eaters and overcoming childhood obesity which is on the rise at an alarming rate.

Week 3: Nutrition for Teenagers

The teenage years are of vital importance to ensure optimum health as we age. This lessons explores nutritional concerns for teenagers such as inappropriate slimming, drinking alcohol and taking an introductory look at nutrition for the teenage athlete.

Week 4: Optimising Nutrition as We Age

Nutrition during adulthood is vitally important to ensure an excellent quality of life as we age and to prevent disease, but also to cope with all of the hormonal changes which take place as we go through the lifecycle. A special emphasis will be placed on men’s and women’s health.

Special Diets Semester

Week 1: Nutritional Management of Digestive Disorders

In this lesson we will focus in on Crohn’s disease, IBS, lactose intolerance and Coeliac disease. Some people have claimed that changing their diet has drastically improved their quality of life and allows them to cope with their digestive disorders.

Week 2: Food Allergies and Intolerances

Here you will learn more about how diet can be adapted to food allergies and food hypersensitivity. We will look at processes such as food exclusion in the treatment of food hypersensitivity.

Week 3: Treating Nutritional Deficiencies

Learn how to identify different nutritional deficiency disorders such as anaemia, osteoporosis among others. Learn how to prevent their onset and also take a detailed look at how to treat them using diet.

Week 4: Vegetarian and Raw Food Diets

The rise of nutritional disorders has led to a subsequent rise in individuals who are looking to meet their nutritional needs through raw food and plant based diets. Learn how to follow these diets safely and without putting yourself at risk of nutritional deficiency.

Diet & Disease Semester

Week 1: Eating Disorders and Mental Health

In this lesson we get beyond the food and see what is causing the rise in eating disorders, how they can be treated and most importantly how they can be prevented. We will also be looking at the role that diet and exercise play in the treatment of depression, anxiety, stress and other mental health issues.

Week 2: Diet to Treat Diabetes and Obesity

Learn how to develop a diet for the treatment of diabetes and cardiovascular disease among others. We will be discussing new research in the area which covers the best pathway to achieving amazing results.

Week 3: Diet and Cancer

In this lesson we will be taking a look at cancer and studies highlighting the role of nutrition in preventing cancer. Learn how to boost your immune system through a nutritious diet. A very interesting lesson and one that is relevant to us all!

Week 4: Delivering Effective Nutritional Advice

Learn what drives food choice. Learn about cultural and religious factors which affect food choice. Learn how to adapt your nutritional knowledge for the individual. We will also take an in depth look at motivation and how to achieve and sustain it.

So who is this course for?

  • For health professionals who wish to learn about nutrition to complement their current profession
  • For people who wish to optimise their own nutrition and that of their loved ones
  • For anyone who is passionate about nutrition and wants to help others achieve a better quality of life!

What we Offer

The information provided is evidence based with practical examples used to illustrate its everyday use.

We offer full support and are here with you every step of the way. Qualified tutors will support you during each step of your educational journey. In addition to live presentation, all lessons can be accessed 24/7 post their release date so that you can truly learn at your own convenience. This means that even if you can’t attend a live session online, you can catch up on the lesson in your own time. Study when or where you please whilst also having full tutor support throughout your journey, making mastering and implementing this beneficial knowledge easier than eve

All courses at The Shaw Academy are independently accredited by an internationally recognised body for CPD purposes. This course is also accredited by the CPD Certification Service, which is an independent body that ensures qualifications are in line with the most current professional standards
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Course Schedules

Lesson # Day Date Time
Class 1 Tuesday Tue Oct 25, 2016 13:00 PM - 14:00 PM EDT
Class 2 Thursday Thu Oct 27, 2016 13:00 PM - 14:00 PM EDT
Class 3 Tuesday Tue Nov 01, 2016 13:00 PM - 14:00 PM EDT
Class 4 Thursday Thu Nov 03, 2016 13:00 PM - 14:00 PM EDT
Class 5 Tuesday Tue Nov 08, 2016 13:00 PM - 14:00 PM EST
Class 6 Thursday Thu Nov 10, 2016 13:00 PM - 14:00 PM EST
Class 7 Tuesday Tue Nov 15, 2016 13:00 PM - 14:00 PM EST
Class 8 Thursday Thu Nov 17, 2016 13:00 PM - 14:00 PM EST
Class 9 Tuesday Tue Nov 22, 2016 13:00 PM - 14:00 PM EST
Class 10 Thursday Thu Nov 24, 2016 13:00 PM - 14:00 PM EST
Class 11 Tuesday Tue Nov 29, 2016 13:00 PM - 14:00 PM EST
Class 12 Thursday Thu Dec 01, 2016 13:00 PM - 14:00 PM EST
Class 13 Tuesday Tue Dec 06, 2016 13:00 PM - 14:00 PM EST
Class 14 Thursday Thu Dec 08, 2016 13:00 PM - 14:00 PM EST
Class 15 Tuesday Tue Dec 13, 2016 13:00 PM - 14:00 PM EST
Class 16 Thursday Thu Dec 15, 2016 13:00 PM - 14:00 PM EST
Class 17 Tuesday Tue Jan 17, 2017 13:00 PM - 14:00 PM EST
Class 18 Thursday Thu Jan 19, 2017 13:00 PM - 14:00 PM EST
Class 19 Tuesday Tue Jan 24, 2017 13:00 PM - 14:00 PM EST
Class 20 Thursday Thu Jan 26, 2017 13:00 PM - 14:00 PM EST
Class 21 Tuesday Tue Jan 31, 2017 13:00 PM - 14:00 PM EST
Class 22 Wednesday Wed Feb 01, 2017 13:00 PM - 14:00 PM EST
Class 23 Tuesday Tue Feb 07, 2017 13:00 PM - 14:00 PM EST
Class 24 Thursday Thu Feb 09, 2017 13:00 PM - 14:00 PM EST

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