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Distance and e-learning courses including: sports and exercise nutrition dietary supplements clinical weight loss food addiction and carb cravings food intolerances and pregnancy nutrition.

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  • Detox Specialist

    Online Course | The Health Sciences Academy

    The Health Sciences Academy

    Why detox? What qualifies as a toxin? What's the best detox diet for me? Periods of excess; bloating; weight gain; skin issues or a tired body call for a detox. Recognise how different toxin types affect your body; from your DNA; to your fat cells; to your brain. Learn the science of detoxification and the fundamentals of toxicology and participate in our Skills Lab? exercises. Get detox shopping lists; journals; food planners; cooking tips and detox smoothie recipes.

  • Nutritional Therapist

    Training Course | The Health Sciences Academy

    The Health Sciences Academy

    This 60 hour online training course provides an in-depth review of nutrition and includes an explanation of nutritional requirements; genetic influences; and ways for the therapist to detect nutritional deficiencies and create a personalised nutritional programme. The course covers the essential responsibilities of a Nutritional Therapist and also provides guidance on professional; legal; tax and insurance considerations.

  • Advanced Sports and Exercise Nutritional Advisor

    Training Course | The Health Sciences Academy

    The Health Sciences Academy

    This online training course provides knowledge on sports and exercise nutrition that will support a client’s fitness goals.

  • Advanced Dietary Supplements Advisor

    Training Course | The Health Sciences Academy

    The Health Sciences Academy

    This online training course examines dietary supplements and their efficacy and will enable an advisor to assess and guide their clients on a balanced lifestyle.

  • Advanced Clinical Weight Loss Practitioner

    Training Course | The Health Sciences Academy

    The Health Sciences Academy

    This online training course includes 19 modules on different aspects of weight loss and will enable a practitioner to educate and appraise their client’s weight loss goals in line with balanced nutritional requirements.

  • Nutrition for Cancer Prevention and Longevity

    Online Course | The Health Sciences Academy

    The Health Sciences Academy

    This is an online course that will enable the learner to explain the theories of ageing the mechanisms underlying the aging process and the clinical implication of age-related diseases. Understand the molecular and biochemical basis diagnosis and treatment of different cancers the commonality and variability between cancer types. Recognise and distinguish the contribution of environmental and genetic factors to cancer causation and the process of ageing. Analyse the role of diet and lifestyle on the progression of ageing and in cancer prevention development and treatment. Identify the effects of popular regimes on cancer risk and lifespan extension e.g. fasting caloric restriction low-protein ketogenic vegan or gluten-free diets. Personalise nutritional and lifestyle plans based on current state of health and prevention goals assess plan and monitor goals and evaluate information derived from online courses news media and current literature on the scientific validity of cancer- and ageing-related content.

  • Starter Nutrition

    Online Course | The Health Sciences Academy

    The Health Sciences Academy

    This Starter Nutrition course is offered at no cost; to help boost the general knowledge; open people’s eyes to the science behind nutrition; and help combat the many diet or health fads out there.

  • Advanced Child and Brain Development Nutritional Advisor

    Online Course | The Health Sciences Academy

    The Health Sciences Academy

    In this advanced certification students learn how to: Perform child-health risk assessments; including key nutrient deficiencies; brain function; reading and writing; and diet-related hyperactivity symptoms. Use the systems of The Health Sciences Academy to track if a child is growing as they should or not (and what to do about it). Use science-based nutrient formulas adjusted for boys and girls; age; metabolism; and activity. Leverage our step-by-step frameworks to build a personalised child nutrition program. Identify the risks of obesity and diabetes; which factors lead to unhealthy fat gain; the role of inherited genes; and apply strategies to achieve a healthier body weight.

  • Nutritional Genetics

    Online Course | The Health Sciences Academy

    The Health Sciences Academy

    Have you ever wondered why some of us thrive on protein-rich diets; while others do better with dairy or carbohydrates? Might your distant ancestral past hold the key? We dive into evolutionary genetics to find the answers!

  • GMO Scientific Analysis

    Online Course | The Health Sciences Academy

    The Health Sciences Academy

    The controversial topic of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is one which has divided the globe. Some argue that GM crops hold the answer to world hunger; while others insist they are an abomination of nature; and a serious threat to public health and the environment.

  • Weight Loss Science

    Online Course | The Health Sciences Academy

    The Health Sciences Academy

    Continuing Education Course; which covers: Appetite Neurochemistry Part 1; Appetite Neurochemistry Part 2; Chronobesity and Chronotypes; Genes; Gut Microbiome And Body Weight and Night Eating and Body Weight.

  • Vegan and Vegetarian Diets

    Online Course | The Health Sciences Academy

    The Health Sciences Academy

    Continuing Education Course; which covers: Veganism and Nutrient Deficiencies; Raw Food Eating and Dairy and Cancer Risk.

  • Alkaline pH Diet Analysis

    Online Course | The Health Sciences Academy

    The Health Sciences Academy

    Can alkaline pH diets prevent bone loss? What happens if our blood gets too acidic? Which foods are commonly avoided by those on an ‘alkaline diet’? What’s metabolic acidosis and what causes it? What’s metabolic acidosis and what causes it?

  • Appetite Neurochemistry Part 1

    Online Course | The Health Sciences Academy

    The Health Sciences Academy

    Can alkaline pH diets prevent bone loss? What happens if our blood gets too acidic? Which foods are commonly avoided by those on an ‘alkaline diet’? What’s metabolic acidosis and what can cause it?

  • Appetite Neurochemistry Part 2

    Online Course | The Health Sciences Academy

    The Health Sciences Academy

    Why do we seem to lose weight; just to put it back on again so soon? Are some of us genetically predisposed to obesity? Why do obese individuals continue to overeat? Why might we engage in compensatory eating after periods of deprivation? Are we doomed by a ‘‘set point’‘ weight – or is this just a theory?

  • Brain and Food Decisions

    Online Course | The Health Sciences Academy

    The Health Sciences Academy

    How does our brain make food decisions?  Who or what is to blame for our poor food choices? Could our subconscious be sabotaging our best efforts? How might we be able to convince our brains to make better decisions?

  • Brain and Gut Microbiome

    Online Course | The Health Sciences Academy

    The Health Sciences Academy
    How are the brain and gut connected? What are the trillions of bacteria in our gut really up to? What’s the gut microbiome; and is it true it may change our mood and behaviour? Can stress impact our gut? Might taking probiotics elevate our mood?
  • Chronobesity and Chronotypes

    Online Course | The Health Sciences Academy

    The Health Sciences Academy

    Could our chronotype be making us fat? How is our weight affected when our biological clocks get out of synch? What’s social jetlag – and how can it harm our metabolism? Can weight gain really be triggered by irregular sleeping and eating patterns? Is it possible to fix your chronotype?

  • Coffee and Genetics

    Online Course | The Health Sciences Academy

    The Health Sciences Academy

    Is coffee good for you – or not? Can our genes influence how we react to coffee? Coffee vs caffeine – which influences our wellness? Who might see a benefit from drinking coffee; and who may want to limit intake?

  • Dairy and Cancer Risk

    Online Course | The Health Sciences Academy

    The Health Sciences Academy

    Does dairy really cause cancer? Is dairy fit for human consumption; or a health hazard? Why is it that scientific studies on dairy seem to contradict each other – and how can we make sense of it all? Are hormones in milk a problem where you live?

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