Functional Nutrition Coaching

Launch or expand your own business as a Functional Nutrition Coach

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Functional Nutrition Coaching

Launch or expand your own business as a Functional Nutrition Coach

$1,599
START YOUR JOURNEY Functional Nutrition Coaching
Or 4 payments of $399.75
196 VIDEO LESSONS
By top functional medicine doctors and experts
OFFICE HOURS
Regular office hours with our top doctors and experts to get your questions answered
LIFETIME ACCESS
View on your computer, phone tablet, or stream to your TV
This course is designed to help you expand your practice, attract new clients, and grow your revenue.
$1,599 USD

What you get:

  • 24 modules with detailed guidance
  • 192 video lessons, totaling over 26 hours of instructional videos
  • Over 548 pages of study guides, in-depth functional nutrition charts and illustrations to use with clients and case studies
  • Final Assessment Test to earn mbg Functional Nutrition Coach Certificate
  • Unlimited, lifetime access to the program
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instructor credentials The World's Leading Functional Nutrition Experts
Who Is This Class For?
This Class Is Perfect For You If:
  • You have been thinking about becoming a health and nutrition coach for a while and want an in-depth study of functional nutrition to better understand the field and opportunities.
  • You are a health or fitness coach and are looking to deepen your functional nutrition knowledge to better serve your existing clients.
  • You have a solid understanding of nutrition, but desire an education on inflammation, autoimmune conditions and other advanced topics to work with clients one on one.
  • You are a nutrition coach looking to deepen your knowledge in specific areas and are interested in growing your business, client base and revenue.
Functional Nutrition Coaching
By enrolling in this class, you’ll gain imperative knowledge on how to:
  • 1. Determine if a nutritional coaching career is right for you
  • 2. Increase the quality and depth of the service you provide your clients
  • 3. Add nutrition guidance to your existing fitness, wellness or counseling practice
  • 4. Apply a 7-point Functional Medicine Approach to each client case
  • 5. Brand, market and grow your nutritional coaching business
Class Outline
8 LESSONS

Popular Diets: Paleo, Keto, Mediterranean & More with Kelly LeVeque

For many people, “diet” is a four-letter word—but that’s not the way it should or has to be. In this module, we won’t be focusing on trendy weight-loss diets. Instead, Kelly will discuss some of the most prevalent, functional, and all around healthy approaches to food and eating in health and wellness today.
LESSONS
  • 1. Vegetarian
  • 2. Mediterranean
  • 3. Gluten-Free
  • 4. Dariy-Free
  • 5. Paleo
  • 6. Ketogenic
  • 7. Environmental Veganism
  • 8. Popular Diets: Study Guide
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5 LESSONS

The General Healing Diet: Food For Everyday Health with Kelly LeVeque

This module focuses on the general healing diet, which is exatly what it sounds like -- a diet that suports your body to ward off and help lessen the effects of diseases like metabolic syndrom, insulin resistance, diabetes, heart disease, fatigue, depression, and obesity, on its own. To do that, you need to focus on a few specific pillars of health.
LESSONS
  • 1. Introduction to The General Healing Diet
  • 2. Resolving Nutritional Deficiencies
  • 3. Balancing Blood Sugar
  • 4. Eliminating Toxins from Your Diet
  • 5. General Healing Diet: Study Guide
Read more
6 LESSONS

Gut Health: Get to the Root of Your Digestive Issues with Vincent Pedre, M.D.

The ins-and-outs of gut health. To understand why your gut is so important for overall health, we need to look at the five key roles it plays. They include digestion of food, assimilation and absorption of nutrients, immune regulation, symbiosis, and finally, detoxification and elimination of waste toxins.
LESSONS
  • 1. The 5 Key Roles of the Gut
  • 2. How the Gut Affects Your Health
  • 3. How the Food You Eat Affects Your Gut
  • 4. The Happy Gut Diet
  • 5. The Happy Gut Diet Recipes
  • 6. Gut Health: Study Guide
Read more
10 LESSONS

Brain Health: Disorders & Health Fundamentals with Mark Hyman, M.D.

How do you fix your brain? Dr. Hyman walks you through a new way of thinking about health, one that most doctors today still struggle to understand. It's the idea that everything is connected. This means that everything we do, everything we eat, all our thoughts, how we sleep, how we move, and how we live can actually change your brain at any moment.
LESSONS
  • 1. Meet Mark Hyman, M.D., Founder & Director of The Ultra Wellness Center
  • 2. An Epidemic of Brain Disorders
  • 3. Brain Health Fundamentals
  • 4. The Brain & Nutrition
  • 5. The Brain & Hormones
  • 6. The Brain & Inflammation
  • 7. The Brain & Digestion
  • 8. The Brain & Detoxification
  • 9. Calm Your Mind & Create Community
  • 10. Brain Health: Study Guide
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13 LESSONS

Hormone Health: Detecting Imbalances & Resolving Them Through Nutrition with Amy Shah, M.D.

Hormones are an imperative part of acheiving optimal health. In this study module, Dr. Shah dives into how hormones can drastically alter your well-being for the better or for the worse, and how nutrition can help modulate these changes.
LESSONS
  • 1. Meet Amy Shah, M.D., Double Board Certified MD
  • 2. Inroduction to Hormones
  • 3. Adrenal Hormones
  • 4. Thyroid Hormones
  • 5. Sex Hormones
  • 6. Hormones & The Gut
  • 7. Hormones & The Brain
  • 8. Hormones & Hunger
  • 9. Hormonal Changes Throughout Life
  • 10. Hormones in Food
  • 11. Foods for Hormone Balance
  • 12. How to Detect Hormonal Imbalance
  • 13. Hormones: Study Guide
Read more
12 LESSONS

Heart Health: Protecting a Vital Organ to Increase Wellness & Longevity with Joel Kahn, M.D.

It's time to talk about heart health. Dr. Kahn reviews the role the heart plays in the body, how its functioning can be enhanced through nutrition, a few of his favorite studies, and why your heart is such a vital organ to your overall wellbeing.
LESSONS
  • 1. Meet Joel Kahn, M.D., Founder of the Kahn Center for Cardiac Longevity
  • 2. Introduction to Heart Health
  • 3. Why Care About Heart Health?
  • 4. When Should You Start Planning for a Healthy Heart?
  • 5. Your Food Choices Matter
  • 6. Heart Healthy Foods
  • 7. Heart Unhealthy Foods
  • 8. Nitric Oxide: Why Does It Matter?
  • 9. TMAO: The New Kid on the Block
  • 10. Fasting & The Heart
  • 11. Other Benefits of Disease Reversal
  • 12. Heart Healthy Lifestyle
Read more
17 LESSONS

A Deeper Dive Into Autoimmune Disease with Will Cole, D.C., IFMCP

Will Cole specializes in clinically investigating underlying factors of chronic disease and customizing health programs for thyroid issues, autoimmune conditions, hormonal dysfunctions, digestive disorders, and brain problems. He has spent his career and life researching autoimmune conditions and other inflammatory health problems. Being a part of someones wellness journey is Will’s passion and is truly a humbling sacred responsibility that he does not take lightly. In this module, Will Cole takes a deeper look into common autoimmune conditions, how they originate, and how they can potentially be managed through diet, lifestyle, and alternative therapies.
LESSONS
  • 1. Meet Will Cole, D.C. IFMCP
  • 2. The Autoimmune-Inflammation Spectrum
  • 3. Autoimmune Diseases of the Nervous System
  • 4. Autoimmune Disesaes of the Digestive System
  • 5. Other Common Autoimmune Diseases
  • 6. Triggers & Perpetrators of Autoimmune Disease
  • 7. Autoimmune Disease & Food Reactivities
  • 8. The Ins & Outs of Lab Work for Autoimmune Disease
  • 9. Genetic Testing for Autoimmune Disease
  • 10. Managing Autoimmune Disease Through Diet
  • 11. Managing Autoimmune Disease With The Ketogenic Diet
  • 12. Elimination Diet Approaches for Autoimmune Disease: Core4 & Elimin8
  • 13. Your Autoimmune Disease Food-As-Medicine Cabinet
  • 14. Advanced Healing Tools & Modalities for Autoimmune Disease
  • 15. Next Steps On Your Autoimmune Disease Healing Journey
  • 16. A Deeper Dive Into Autoimmune Disease: Study Guide
  • 17. Will Cole's Plant-Based Keto Guide
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10 LESSONS

Supplements: What You Need with Taz Bhatia, M.D.

While optimizing your nutrition is the key to optimizing your overall health, sometimes, you still may need just a little supplemental help to fill in the gaps. In this session, Dr. Taz covers how to p ick the best supplements, which work best for whom, and those that are ideal for addressing specific ailments.
LESSONS
  • 1. Introduction to Supplements
  • 2. What Are Supplements & Why Use Them?
  • 3. How to Pick the Perfect Supplement
  • 4. Types of Supplements
  • 5. Women's Health Supplements
  • 6. Men's Health Supplements
  • 7. Supplements for Digestive Health
  • 8. Supplements for Brain Optimization
  • 9. Supplement Side Effects
  • 10. Supplements: Study Guide
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9 LESSONS

Detox: Properly Eliminate Toxins with Frank Lipman M.D.

We're bombarded daily with all kinds of toxins -- from the air we breathe, to the food we eat, to the water we drink, to the products we use. Dr. Lipman covers how you can begin to rid your world of these health-diminishing free radicals, and exactly how you can effectively detox your body.
LESSONS
  • 1. Meet Frank Lipman, M.D. Founder of the Eleven Eleven Wellness Center
  • 2. Introduction to Detoxing
  • 3. Why Detox?
  • 4. It's All About the Toxins
  • 5. Optimizing Our Natural Detox Systems
  • 6. Putting It All Together: How To Do A Proper Detox
  • 7. Lifestyle Detox
  • 8. Life After Detoxing
  • 9. Detox: Study Guide
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3 LESSONS

Voices of Experience: Disease Prevention

Join in on a conversation with leading experts in the world of disease and functional medicine.
LESSONS
  • 1. Reversing Chronic Disease States / Diabetes with Cyrus Khambatta PhD & Robby Barbaro MPH
  • 2. Brain Health with Lisa Mosconi PhD
  • 3. The Foundation of Functional Medicine with Jeffrey Bland PhD, FACN, CNS
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10 LESSONS

Client Case Studies: Applying A 7-Point Functional Medicine Approach To Clients with Robin Berzin, M.D.

It's time to put all you've learned in thise course to practice with real-life client examples. Dr. Robin Berzin, functional medicine doctor & founder of Parsley Health, discusses her “7-point functional medicine approach,” and explains how to implement these points in six different patient scenarios or “case studies.”
LESSONS
  • 1. Meet Robin Berzin, M.D.
  • 2. Why Functional Medicine?
  • 3. The 7-Point Functional Medicine Approach
  • 4. Case Study 1: Diabetes
  • 5. Case Study 2: Autoimmune Disease
  • 6. Case Study 3: SIBO
  • 7. Case Study 4: Infertility
  • 8. Case Study 6: The Optimizer
  • 9. Conclusion: The 7-Point Functional Medicine Approach
  • 10. Implement Functional Medicine & Nutrition In Your Every Day Life: Study Guide
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4 LESSONS

Working With Clients

The key to every successful coaching business is having a deep understanding of your clients needs and how to set them up for success. Learn from the best in the business.
LESSONS
  • 1. Megan Bruneau M.A., RCC
  • 2. Will Cole, D.C., IFMCP
  • 3. Amitha Kalaichandran, M.D., M.H.S., C.P.H.
  • 4. Jess Cording MS, RD
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4 LESSONS

Food Intolerances & The Elimination Diet: Find Out Which Foods Are Causing Discomfort with Kelly LeVeque

Unfortunately for many of us, certain foods (even some “healthy” ones) can have unwanted side effects when we consume them. In this module, you’ll discover what food intolerances look like, what science has to say about them, and then explains how to narrow in on the best foods for every person’s individual system through an elimination diet.
LESSONS
  • 1. Introduction to Food Intolerances & The Elimination Diet
  • 2. Food Intolerances
  • 3. The Elimination Diet
  • 4. Food Intolerances & The Elimination Diet: Study Guide
Read more
12 LESSONS

Inflammation: Taming & Repairing The Body's Defense System with Vincent Pedre, M.D.

In this module, Dr. Pedre dives into what inflammation is, how it affects you, and how he recommends resolving it from a functional medicine and functional food perspective.
LESSONS
  • 1. Meet Vincent Pedre, M.D., Director of Pedre Integrative Health
  • 2. Introduction to Inflammation
  • 3. Leading Diseases Caused by Inflammation
  • 4. Causes of Chronic Inflammation
  • 5. Signs of Inflammation
  • 6. Inflammation & Food
  • 7. Inflammation & Essential Fatty Acid Ratio
  • 8. Foods That Increase Inflammation
  • 9. Foods That Fight Inflammation
  • 10. Inflammation & Ketogenic Diets
  • 11. The Anti-Inflammatory Lifestyle
  • 12. Inflammation: Study Guide
Read more
7 LESSONS

Thyroid Health: Disorders, Treatments & Recovery with Taz Bhatia, M.D.

Given the many playsers involved in thyroid function -- the thyroid, pituitary, and the hypothalamus -- it is no surpise that disruption in any of these areas will affect the thryoid and the host of other areas that it manages. Dr. Taz addresses some of these factors, common thyroid disorders, and some medical and nutritional considerations for managing thyroid health issues.
LESSONS
  • 1. Meet Taz Bhatia, M.D., Founder of CentreSpring MD
  • 2. Introduction to Thyroid Health
  • 3. Thyroid Disorders
  • 4. Current Trends in Thyroid Treatments
  • 5. Thyroid Recovery: An Untold Story
  • 6. Kitchen Cures for Your Thyroid
  • 7. Thyroid Health: Study Guide
Read more
8 LESSONS

How The Endocannabinoid System Works & The Science Behind Hemp with Robert Rountree, M.D.

Meet Robert Rountree, M.D.
LESSONS
  • 1. Meet Robert Rountree, M.D.
  • 2. The Endocannabinoid System (ECS) As A Master Regulatory System
  • 3. Primary Sites of Activity For The Endocannabinoid System
  • 4. CBD & THC: Myths, Misconception & Health Benefits
  • 5. The Different Types of Cannabinoids
  • 6. Endocannabinoid Tone & Why Its Important
  • 7. Supporting Your Endocannabinoid System Through Diet & Lifestyle
  • 8. The Endocannabinoid System: Study Guide
Read more
10 LESSONS

Anti-Aging: Reducing Inflammation & Enhancing Vitality with Taz Bhatia, M.D.

It seems as though everyone is always searching for the fountain of youth—for ways to turn back the clock, feel more energized, and to live with more vitality. In this module, Dr. Taz will explain why the key to avoiding premature aging is a lot simpler than you might think, and it really just starts with your diet.
LESSONS
  • 1. Introduction to Anti-Aging
  • 2. Anti-Aging & Inflammaging
  • 3. Inflammaging Triggers
  • 4. Common Signs & Symptoms of Accelerated Aging
  • 5. Aging & Nutrition
  • 6. Aging & Digestive Health
  • 7. Aging & Hormones
  • 8. Aging & Lifestyle
  • 9. Anti-Aging Recipes
  • 10. Anti-Aging: Study Guide
Read more
9 LESSONS

Autoimmne Health: Eating to Support Your Immune System with Mark Hyman M.D.

Dr. Hyman is no stranger to autoimmune disease, and in this module, he explains why proper nutrition and a healthy lifestyle is so imperative when it comes to healing the body.
LESSONS
  • 1. Introduction to Autoimmune Health
  • 2. Autoimmune Disease: A Case Study
  • 3. Autoimmune Health & Nutrition
  • 4. Autoimmune Health & The Gut
  • 5. Autoimmune Health & Infections
  • 6. Autoimmune Health & Toxins
  • 7. Autoimmune Health & Lifestyle
  • 8. Autoimmune Disease Prevalence in Women
  • 9. Autoimmune Health: Study Guide
Read more
9 LESSONS

Veganism: Consuming Plants to Reduce Inflammation & Disease with Joel Kahn, M.D.

Dr. Kahn has been a vegan for over 40 years and knows a thing or two about the health benefits of eating only plants. In this study guide, he describes the history of veganism, its modern-day prevalence, some of his favorite studies, and how adopting a vegan diet and lifestyle can positively impact your life.
LESSONS
  • 1. Introduction to Veganism
  • 2. Vegan Roots
  • 3. Veganism for Health: Heart Disease
  • 4. Veganism for Health: Diabetes
  • 5. Veganism for Health: Longevity
  • 6. Veganism for Health: Weight Loss
  • 7. Ethical Veganism
  • 8. Part-Time Veganism
  • 9. Veganism: Study Guide
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11 LESSONS

The Plant Paradox: Restoring Gut Health & Immunity with Steven Gundry, M.D.

Lectins, a plant protein sometimes referred to as an “antinutrient,” are found in many foods that we consume every day, such as wheat, corn, and various vegetables. Steven Gundry, M.D., a pioneer in cardiac surgery, has spent his post-surgery career researching the effect of lectins on human health. In this module, he’ll cover why it’s so important to understand what lectins are and why they could be harmful to you, as well as how you can make changes to your diet & lifestyle to make living lectin-free as easy as possible.
LESSONS
  • 1. Meet Steven Gundry, M.D.
  • 2. What Are Lectins & Why Should You Care?
  • 3. The History of Lectins & How Our Food Supply Has Changed
  • 4. Lectins & Gluten: Why The Gluten-Free Fad Got it Wrong
  • 5. Steven Gundry, M.D.'s Personal Experience with Lectins
  • 6. Lectins, Gut Health & Immunity
  • 7. The 7 Deadly Disruptors
  • 8. The Lectin-Free Diet
  • 9. Cooking Demo: Pressure-Cooking Lentils
  • 10. How to Lead a Sustainable, Lectin-Free Lifestyle
  • 11. The Plant Paradox: Study Guide
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7 LESSONS

Disease Prevention: Avoiding Illness With Better Nutrition with Frank Lipman M.D.

According to Dr. Lipman, Western medicine is a disease care system, not a health care system. There are few to no tools in Western medicine to prevent disease, but rather, only to treat it once it’s already occurred. In this guide, Dr. Lipman walks you through exactly what to do to prevent disease before it occurs, and how to keep your health in good standing moving forward.
LESSONS
  • 1. Introduction to Disease Prevention
  • 2. Four Important Concepts
  • 3. Nutrigenomics
  • 4. The Functional Medicine Tree
  • 5. Disease Prevention & Nutrition
  • 6. Disease Prevention Lifestyle
  • 7. Disease Prevention: Study Guide
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7 LESSONS

The Secrets of Longevity: How To Ensure The Best Possible Quality of Life At An Old Age with Steven Gundry, M.D.

Through Steven Gundry, M.D.’s work researching lectins & gut health, he realized how important it was to simultaneously speak on its impact on our longevity. In this module, he discusses longevity from the perspective of lifespan vs. healthspan, an important concept that helps us truly understand how we can live our best lives.
LESSONS
  • 1. Busting Longevity Myths: Healthspan vs Lifespan
  • 2. How Lectins Compromise Lifespan
  • 3. The Blue Zones: What They Really Teach Us
  • 4. The Terroir in Healthspan & Lifespan: Lessons From The Naked Mole Rat
  • 5. The Aging Body
  • 6. The Lifespan Life Plan
  • 7. The Secrets Of Longevity: Study Guide
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3 LESSONS

Being a Wellness Entrepreneur

Gain powerful insight from top wellness entrepreneurs - learn how they started their businesses, how they navigate opportunities, how they decided their areas of specialty and so much more.
LESSONS
  • 1. Megan Bruneau M.A., RCC
  • 2. Jess Cording MS, RD
  • 3. JJ Virgin - Triple-board certified health expert & 4x NYT Best-Selling Author
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2 LESSONS

Branding & Marketing Your Wellness Business

Learn how to launch, market and grow your wellness business from those who've done it and are sharing all their tricks.
LESSONS
  • 1. Megan Bruneau M.A., RCC
  • 2. Will Cole, D.C., IFMCP
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8 LESSONS

Popular Diets: Paleo, Keto, Mediterranean & More with Kelly LeVeque

For many people, “diet” is a four-letter word—but that’s not the way it should or has to be. In this module, we won’t be focusing on trendy weight-loss diets. Instead, Kelly will discuss some of the most prevalent, functional, and all around healthy approaches to food and eating in health and wellness today.
LESSONS
  • 1. Vegetarian
  • 2. Mediterranean
  • 3. Gluten-Free
  • 4. Dariy-Free
  • 5. Paleo
  • 6. Ketogenic
  • 7. Environmental Veganism
  • 8. Popular Diets: Study Guide
Read more
4 LESSONS

Food Intolerances & The Elimination Diet: Find Out Which Foods Are Causing Discomfort with Kelly LeVeque

Unfortunately for many of us, certain foods (even some “healthy” ones) can have unwanted side effects when we consume them. In this module, you’ll discover what food intolerances look like, what science has to say about them, and then explains how to narrow in on the best foods for every person’s individual system through an elimination diet.
LESSONS
  • 1. Introduction to Food Intolerances & The Elimination Diet
  • 2. Food Intolerances
  • 3. The Elimination Diet
  • 4. Food Intolerances & The Elimination Diet: Study Guide
Read more
5 LESSONS

The General Healing Diet: Food For Everyday Health with Kelly LeVeque

This module focuses on the general healing diet, which is exatly what it sounds like -- a diet that suports your body to ward off and help lessen the effects of diseases like metabolic syndrom, insulin resistance, diabetes, heart disease, fatigue, depression, and obesity, on its own. To do that, you need to focus on a few specific pillars of health.
LESSONS
  • 1. Introduction to The General Healing Diet
  • 2. Resolving Nutritional Deficiencies
  • 3. Balancing Blood Sugar
  • 4. Eliminating Toxins from Your Diet
  • 5. General Healing Diet: Study Guide
Read more
12 LESSONS

Inflammation: Taming & Repairing The Body's Defense System with Vincent Pedre, M.D.

In this module, Dr. Pedre dives into what inflammation is, how it affects you, and how he recommends resolving it from a functional medicine and functional food perspective.
LESSONS
  • 1. Meet Vincent Pedre, M.D., Director of Pedre Integrative Health
  • 2. Introduction to Inflammation
  • 3. Leading Diseases Caused by Inflammation
  • 4. Causes of Chronic Inflammation
  • 5. Signs of Inflammation
  • 6. Inflammation & Food
  • 7. Inflammation & Essential Fatty Acid Ratio
  • 8. Foods That Increase Inflammation
  • 9. Foods That Fight Inflammation
  • 10. Inflammation & Ketogenic Diets
  • 11. The Anti-Inflammatory Lifestyle
  • 12. Inflammation: Study Guide
Read more
6 LESSONS

Gut Health: Get to the Root of Your Digestive Issues with Vincent Pedre, M.D.

The ins-and-outs of gut health. To understand why your gut is so important for overall health, we need to look at the five key roles it plays. They include digestion of food, assimilation and absorption of nutrients, immune regulation, symbiosis, and finally, detoxification and elimination of waste toxins.
LESSONS
  • 1. The 5 Key Roles of the Gut
  • 2. How the Gut Affects Your Health
  • 3. How the Food You Eat Affects Your Gut
  • 4. The Happy Gut Diet
  • 5. The Happy Gut Diet Recipes
  • 6. Gut Health: Study Guide
Read more
7 LESSONS

Thyroid Health: Disorders, Treatments & Recovery with Taz Bhatia, M.D.

Given the many playsers involved in thyroid function -- the thyroid, pituitary, and the hypothalamus -- it is no surpise that disruption in any of these areas will affect the thryoid and the host of other areas that it manages. Dr. Taz addresses some of these factors, common thyroid disorders, and some medical and nutritional considerations for managing thyroid health issues.
LESSONS
  • 1. Meet Taz Bhatia, M.D., Founder of CentreSpring MD
  • 2. Introduction to Thyroid Health
  • 3. Thyroid Disorders
  • 4. Current Trends in Thyroid Treatments
  • 5. Thyroid Recovery: An Untold Story
  • 6. Kitchen Cures for Your Thyroid
  • 7. Thyroid Health: Study Guide
Read more
10 LESSONS

Brain Health: Disorders & Health Fundamentals with Mark Hyman, M.D.

How do you fix your brain? Dr. Hyman walks you through a new way of thinking about health, one that most doctors today still struggle to understand. It's the idea that everything is connected. This means that everything we do, everything we eat, all our thoughts, how we sleep, how we move, and how we live can actually change your brain at any moment.
LESSONS
  • 1. Meet Mark Hyman, M.D., Founder & Director of The Ultra Wellness Center
  • 2. An Epidemic of Brain Disorders
  • 3. Brain Health Fundamentals
  • 4. The Brain & Nutrition
  • 5. The Brain & Hormones
  • 6. The Brain & Inflammation
  • 7. The Brain & Digestion
  • 8. The Brain & Detoxification
  • 9. Calm Your Mind & Create Community
  • 10. Brain Health: Study Guide
Read more
8 LESSONS

How The Endocannabinoid System Works & The Science Behind Hemp with Robert Rountree, M.D.

Meet Robert Rountree, M.D.
LESSONS
  • 1. Meet Robert Rountree, M.D.
  • 2. The Endocannabinoid System (ECS) As A Master Regulatory System
  • 3. Primary Sites of Activity For The Endocannabinoid System
  • 4. CBD & THC: Myths, Misconception & Health Benefits
  • 5. The Different Types of Cannabinoids
  • 6. Endocannabinoid Tone & Why Its Important
  • 7. Supporting Your Endocannabinoid System Through Diet & Lifestyle
  • 8. The Endocannabinoid System: Study Guide
Read more
13 LESSONS

Hormone Health: Detecting Imbalances & Resolving Them Through Nutrition with Amy Shah, M.D.

Hormones are an imperative part of acheiving optimal health. In this study module, Dr. Shah dives into how hormones can drastically alter your well-being for the better or for the worse, and how nutrition can help modulate these changes.
LESSONS
  • 1. Meet Amy Shah, M.D., Double Board Certified MD
  • 2. Inroduction to Hormones
  • 3. Adrenal Hormones
  • 4. Thyroid Hormones
  • 5. Sex Hormones
  • 6. Hormones & The Gut
  • 7. Hormones & The Brain
  • 8. Hormones & Hunger
  • 9. Hormonal Changes Throughout Life
  • 10. Hormones in Food
  • 11. Foods for Hormone Balance
  • 12. How to Detect Hormonal Imbalance
  • 13. Hormones: Study Guide
Read more
10 LESSONS

Anti-Aging: Reducing Inflammation & Enhancing Vitality with Taz Bhatia, M.D.

It seems as though everyone is always searching for the fountain of youth—for ways to turn back the clock, feel more energized, and to live with more vitality. In this module, Dr. Taz will explain why the key to avoiding premature aging is a lot simpler than you might think, and it really just starts with your diet.
LESSONS
  • 1. Introduction to Anti-Aging
  • 2. Anti-Aging & Inflammaging
  • 3. Inflammaging Triggers
  • 4. Common Signs & Symptoms of Accelerated Aging
  • 5. Aging & Nutrition
  • 6. Aging & Digestive Health
  • 7. Aging & Hormones
  • 8. Aging & Lifestyle
  • 9. Anti-Aging Recipes
  • 10. Anti-Aging: Study Guide
Read more
12 LESSONS

Heart Health: Protecting a Vital Organ to Increase Wellness & Longevity with Joel Kahn, M.D.

It's time to talk about heart health. Dr. Kahn reviews the role the heart plays in the body, how its functioning can be enhanced through nutrition, a few of his favorite studies, and why your heart is such a vital organ to your overall wellbeing.
LESSONS
  • 1. Meet Joel Kahn, M.D., Founder of the Kahn Center for Cardiac Longevity
  • 2. Introduction to Heart Health
  • 3. Why Care About Heart Health?
  • 4. When Should You Start Planning for a Healthy Heart?
  • 5. Your Food Choices Matter
  • 6. Heart Healthy Foods
  • 7. Heart Unhealthy Foods
  • 8. Nitric Oxide: Why Does It Matter?
  • 9. TMAO: The New Kid on the Block
  • 10. Fasting & The Heart
  • 11. Other Benefits of Disease Reversal
  • 12. Heart Healthy Lifestyle
Read more
9 LESSONS

Autoimmne Health: Eating to Support Your Immune System with Mark Hyman M.D.

Dr. Hyman is no stranger to autoimmune disease, and in this module, he explains why proper nutrition and a healthy lifestyle is so imperative when it comes to healing the body.
LESSONS
  • 1. Introduction to Autoimmune Health
  • 2. Autoimmune Disease: A Case Study
  • 3. Autoimmune Health & Nutrition
  • 4. Autoimmune Health & The Gut
  • 5. Autoimmune Health & Infections
  • 6. Autoimmune Health & Toxins
  • 7. Autoimmune Health & Lifestyle
  • 8. Autoimmune Disease Prevalence in Women
  • 9. Autoimmune Health: Study Guide
Read more
17 LESSONS

A Deeper Dive Into Autoimmune Disease with Will Cole, D.C., IFMCP

Will Cole specializes in clinically investigating underlying factors of chronic disease and customizing health programs for thyroid issues, autoimmune conditions, hormonal dysfunctions, digestive disorders, and brain problems. He has spent his career and life researching autoimmune conditions and other inflammatory health problems. Being a part of someones wellness journey is Will’s passion and is truly a humbling sacred responsibility that he does not take lightly. In this module, Will Cole takes a deeper look into common autoimmune conditions, how they originate, and how they can potentially be managed through diet, lifestyle, and alternative therapies.
LESSONS
  • 1. Meet Will Cole, D.C. IFMCP
  • 2. The Autoimmune-Inflammation Spectrum
  • 3. Autoimmune Diseases of the Nervous System
  • 4. Autoimmune Disesaes of the Digestive System
  • 5. Other Common Autoimmune Diseases
  • 6. Triggers & Perpetrators of Autoimmune Disease
  • 7. Autoimmune Disease & Food Reactivities
  • 8. The Ins & Outs of Lab Work for Autoimmune Disease
  • 9. Genetic Testing for Autoimmune Disease
  • 10. Managing Autoimmune Disease Through Diet
  • 11. Managing Autoimmune Disease With The Ketogenic Diet
  • 12. Elimination Diet Approaches for Autoimmune Disease: Core4 & Elimin8
  • 13. Your Autoimmune Disease Food-As-Medicine Cabinet
  • 14. Advanced Healing Tools & Modalities for Autoimmune Disease
  • 15. Next Steps On Your Autoimmune Disease Healing Journey
  • 16. A Deeper Dive Into Autoimmune Disease: Study Guide
  • 17. Will Cole's Plant-Based Keto Guide
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9 LESSONS

Veganism: Consuming Plants to Reduce Inflammation & Disease with Joel Kahn, M.D.

Dr. Kahn has been a vegan for over 40 years and knows a thing or two about the health benefits of eating only plants. In this study guide, he describes the history of veganism, its modern-day prevalence, some of his favorite studies, and how adopting a vegan diet and lifestyle can positively impact your life.
LESSONS
  • 1. Introduction to Veganism
  • 2. Vegan Roots
  • 3. Veganism for Health: Heart Disease
  • 4. Veganism for Health: Diabetes
  • 5. Veganism for Health: Longevity
  • 6. Veganism for Health: Weight Loss
  • 7. Ethical Veganism
  • 8. Part-Time Veganism
  • 9. Veganism: Study Guide
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10 LESSONS

Supplements: What You Need with Taz Bhatia, M.D.

While optimizing your nutrition is the key to optimizing your overall health, sometimes, you still may need just a little supplemental help to fill in the gaps. In this session, Dr. Taz covers how to p ick the best supplements, which work best for whom, and those that are ideal for addressing specific ailments.
LESSONS
  • 1. Introduction to Supplements
  • 2. What Are Supplements & Why Use Them?
  • 3. How to Pick the Perfect Supplement
  • 4. Types of Supplements
  • 5. Women's Health Supplements
  • 6. Men's Health Supplements
  • 7. Supplements for Digestive Health
  • 8. Supplements for Brain Optimization
  • 9. Supplement Side Effects
  • 10. Supplements: Study Guide
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11 LESSONS

The Plant Paradox: Restoring Gut Health & Immunity with Steven Gundry, M.D.

Lectins, a plant protein sometimes referred to as an “antinutrient,” are found in many foods that we consume every day, such as wheat, corn, and various vegetables. Steven Gundry, M.D., a pioneer in cardiac surgery, has spent his post-surgery career researching the effect of lectins on human health. In this module, he’ll cover why it’s so important to understand what lectins are and why they could be harmful to you, as well as how you can make changes to your diet & lifestyle to make living lectin-free as easy as possible.
LESSONS
  • 1. Meet Steven Gundry, M.D.
  • 2. What Are Lectins & Why Should You Care?
  • 3. The History of Lectins & How Our Food Supply Has Changed
  • 4. Lectins & Gluten: Why The Gluten-Free Fad Got it Wrong
  • 5. Steven Gundry, M.D.'s Personal Experience with Lectins
  • 6. Lectins, Gut Health & Immunity
  • 7. The 7 Deadly Disruptors
  • 8. The Lectin-Free Diet
  • 9. Cooking Demo: Pressure-Cooking Lentils
  • 10. How to Lead a Sustainable, Lectin-Free Lifestyle
  • 11. The Plant Paradox: Study Guide
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9 LESSONS

Detox: Properly Eliminate Toxins with Frank Lipman M.D.

We're bombarded daily with all kinds of toxins -- from the air we breathe, to the food we eat, to the water we drink, to the products we use. Dr. Lipman covers how you can begin to rid your world of these health-diminishing free radicals, and exactly how you can effectively detox your body.
LESSONS
  • 1. Meet Frank Lipman, M.D. Founder of the Eleven Eleven Wellness Center
  • 2. Introduction to Detoxing
  • 3. Why Detox?
  • 4. It's All About the Toxins
  • 5. Optimizing Our Natural Detox Systems
  • 6. Putting It All Together: How To Do A Proper Detox
  • 7. Lifestyle Detox
  • 8. Life After Detoxing
  • 9. Detox: Study Guide
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7 LESSONS

Disease Prevention: Avoiding Illness With Better Nutrition with Frank Lipman M.D.

According to Dr. Lipman, Western medicine is a disease care system, not a health care system. There are few to no tools in Western medicine to prevent disease, but rather, only to treat it once it’s already occurred. In this guide, Dr. Lipman walks you through exactly what to do to prevent disease before it occurs, and how to keep your health in good standing moving forward.
LESSONS
  • 1. Introduction to Disease Prevention
  • 2. Four Important Concepts
  • 3. Nutrigenomics
  • 4. The Functional Medicine Tree
  • 5. Disease Prevention & Nutrition
  • 6. Disease Prevention Lifestyle
  • 7. Disease Prevention: Study Guide
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Voices of Experience: Disease Prevention

Join in on a conversation with leading experts in the world of disease and functional medicine.
LESSONS
  • 1. Reversing Chronic Disease States / Diabetes with Cyrus Khambatta PhD & Robby Barbaro MPH
  • 2. Brain Health with Lisa Mosconi PhD
  • 3. The Foundation of Functional Medicine with Jeffrey Bland PhD, FACN, CNS
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7 LESSONS

The Secrets of Longevity: How To Ensure The Best Possible Quality of Life At An Old Age with Steven Gundry, M.D.

Through Steven Gundry, M.D.’s work researching lectins & gut health, he realized how important it was to simultaneously speak on its impact on our longevity. In this module, he discusses longevity from the perspective of lifespan vs. healthspan, an important concept that helps us truly understand how we can live our best lives.
LESSONS
  • 1. Busting Longevity Myths: Healthspan vs Lifespan
  • 2. How Lectins Compromise Lifespan
  • 3. The Blue Zones: What They Really Teach Us
  • 4. The Terroir in Healthspan & Lifespan: Lessons From The Naked Mole Rat
  • 5. The Aging Body
  • 6. The Lifespan Life Plan
  • 7. The Secrets Of Longevity: Study Guide
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10 LESSONS

Client Case Studies: Applying A 7-Point Functional Medicine Approach To Clients with Robin Berzin, M.D.

It's time to put all you've learned in thise course to practice with real-life client examples. Dr. Robin Berzin, functional medicine doctor & founder of Parsley Health, discusses her “7-point functional medicine approach,” and explains how to implement these points in six different patient scenarios or “case studies.”
LESSONS
  • 1. Meet Robin Berzin, M.D.
  • 2. Why Functional Medicine?
  • 3. The 7-Point Functional Medicine Approach
  • 4. Case Study 1: Diabetes
  • 5. Case Study 2: Autoimmune Disease
  • 6. Case Study 3: SIBO
  • 7. Case Study 4: Infertility
  • 8. Case Study 6: The Optimizer
  • 9. Conclusion: The 7-Point Functional Medicine Approach
  • 10. Implement Functional Medicine & Nutrition In Your Every Day Life: Study Guide
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3 LESSONS

Being a Wellness Entrepreneur

Gain powerful insight from top wellness entrepreneurs - learn how they started their businesses, how they navigate opportunities, how they decided their areas of specialty and so much more.
LESSONS
  • 1. Megan Bruneau M.A., RCC
  • 2. Jess Cording MS, RD
  • 3. JJ Virgin - Triple-board certified health expert & 4x NYT Best-Selling Author
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4 LESSONS

Working With Clients

The key to every successful coaching business is having a deep understanding of your clients needs and how to set them up for success. Learn from the best in the business.
LESSONS
  • 1. Megan Bruneau M.A., RCC
  • 2. Will Cole, D.C., IFMCP
  • 3. Amitha Kalaichandran, M.D., M.H.S., C.P.H.
  • 4. Jess Cording MS, RD
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2 LESSONS

Branding & Marketing Your Wellness Business

Learn how to launch, market and grow your wellness business from those who've done it and are sharing all their tricks.
LESSONS
  • 1. Megan Bruneau M.A., RCC
  • 2. Will Cole, D.C., IFMCP
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Meet The Instructors

Frank Lipman, M.D.
Best-Selling Author & Director of The Eleven Eleven Wellness Center

Frank Lipman, M.D.

Frank Lipman, M.D. is a widely recognized trailblazer and leader in functional and integrative medicine, and he is a New York Times best-selling author of five books. Dr. Lipman founded the Eleven Eleven Wellness Center in 1992, where he combines the best of Western medicine and cutting edge nutritional science with age-old healing techniques from the East.

Robin Berzin, M.D.
Doctor & Founder Of Parsley Health

Robin Berzin, M.D.

Robin Berzin MD is a functional medicine physician and the founder of Parsley Health. Her mission is to make functional medicine affordable and modern, so that more people can access this holistic, root-cause approach to health.

William Cole, D.C., IFMCP
Functional Medicine Expert & Best-Selling Author

William Cole, D.C., IFMCP

Dr. William Cole, DC, graduated from Southern California University of Health Sciences in Los Angeles, California with a post-doctorate education and training in Functional Medicine and Clinical Nutrition. Dr. Cole specializes in clinically investigating underlying factors and customizing health programs for chronic conditions such as thyroid issues, autoimmune, hormonal dysfunctions, digestive disorders, diabetes, heart disease and fibromyalgia.

Joel Kahn, M.D.
Certified Holistic Cardiologist & Director of The Kahn Center For Cardiac Longevity

Joel Kahn, M.D.

Joel Kahn, M.D. is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at Wayne State University School of Medicine and Director of Cardiac Wellness, Michigan Healthcare Professionals PC. He lectures widely on the cardiac benefits of vegan nutrition and mind body practices and is the author of The Whole Heart Solution.

Amy Shah, M.D.
Double Board-Certified MD & Functional Medicine Expert

Amy Shah, M.D.

Amy Shah, M.D. is a double board certified MD with training from Cornell, Columbia and Harvard Universities. She was named one of mindbodygreen's Top 100 Women In Wellness to Watch in 2015 and has been a guest on many national and local media shows.

Mark Hyman, M.D.
Best-Selling Author & Director of The Cleveland Clinic For Functional Medicine

Mark Hyman, M.D.

Mark Hyman, M.D. is a practicing family physician, a nine-time #1 New York Times bestselling author, and an internationally recognized leader, speaker, educator, and advocate in his field. He is the Director of the Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine and the founder and medical director of The UltraWellness Center.

Taz Bhatia, M.D.
Best-selling Author & Director of CentreSpringMD

Taz Bhatia, M.D.

Taz Bhatia, MD, is a board-certified physician, specializing in integrative and emergency medicine, pediatrics and prevention, with expertise in women’s health, weight-loss, hormone balance and nutrition. She is the author of the best-selling books What Doctors Eat and The 21-Day Belly Fix.

Vincent M. Pedre, M.D.
Best-Selling Author & Director of Pedre Integrative Health

Vincent M. Pedre, M.D.

Vincent M. Pedre, M.D., the medical director of Pedre Integrative Health and president of Dr. Pedre Wellness, is a board-certified internist in private practice in New York City since 2004. His philosophy and practices are a blend of both Western and Eastern medical traditions.

Kelly LeVeque
Best-Selling Author & Celebrity Nutritionist

Kelly LeVeque

Kelly LeVeque is a holistic nutritionist, wellness expert, and celebrity health coach based in Los Angeles, California. Be Well By Kelly grew out of Kelly's lifelong passion for health, the science of nutrition and overall wellness. Guided by a practical and always optimistic approach, Kelly helps clients improve their health, achieve their goals and develop sustainable habits to live a healthy and balanced life.

Steven Gundry, M.D.
Renowned Heart Surgeon & Best-Selling Author

Steven Gundry, M.D.

Steven Gundry, M.D. is a renowned heart surgeon, New York Times best-selling author, and medical researcher. He is the author of Dr. Gundry’s Diet Evolution, The Plant Paradox, The Plant Paradox Cookbook, and The Longevity Paradox: How To Die Young at a Ripe Old Age. Dr. Gundry is known as the leading expert on the lectin-free diet as the key to reversing disease and boosting longevity.

Robert Rountree, M.D.
Board-certified family medicine doctor

Robert Rountree, M.D.

Robert Rountree, M.D. opened Boulder Wellcare, a private practice specializing in personalized healthcare consulting, in 2002. He has has coauthored numerous books on integrative and nutritional medicine. He is the long-time Clinical Editor and a regular columnist for the journal, Alternative and Complementary Therapies (Mary Ann Liebert, Inc).

Voices of Experience

In-depth conversations with experts to guide you in your specific program

Cyrus Khambatta, PhD
Co-Founder of Mastering Diabetes & NYT Bestselling Author

Cyrus Khambatta, PhD

Cyrus Khambatta received his PhD in nutritional biochemistry from the University of California at Berkeley. He started Mangoman Nutrition and Fitness in 2013 to teach people with diabetes how to measure, track, and reverse insulin resistance through plant-based nutrition and strategic exercise. Through nutrition education, exercise coaching, and his personal experience as a person with type 1 diabetes, he positively influences the lives of people with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes around the world.

Robby Barbaro, MPH
Co-Founder of Mastering Diabetes & NYT Bestselling Author

Robby Barbaro, MPH

Robby Barbaro is the creator and founder of Mindful Diabetic and has been living with type 1 diabetes for fifteen years. For ten years, Robby has shown excellent control and overall health on a low-fat, fruit-based diet. He now offers private and online group coaching for diabetics.

Lisa Mosconi PhD
NYT Bestselling Author & Director of the Women's Brain Initiative and Associate Director of the Alzheimer's Prevention Clinic at Weill Cornell Medical College

Lisa Mosconi PhD

Dr. Mosconi holds a PhD degree in Neuroscience and Nuclear Medicine, and is a certified Integrative Nutritionist and holistic healthcare practitioner. Her research is well known regarding the early detection of Alzheimer’s disease in at-risk individuals, especially women, using brain imaging techniques such as positron emission tomography (PET) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

Jeffrey Bland PhD, FACN, CNS
Founder and President of Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute

Jeffrey Bland PhD, FACN, CNS

Jeffrey Bland has been an internationally recognized leader in the nutritional medicine field for over 35 years and is known as the father of functional medicine for his ability to synthesize complex scientific concepts in a manner that is both personable and accessible. He is a Fellow of both the American College of Nutrition where he is a Certified Nutrition Specialist and the Association for Clinical Biochemistry.

Megan Bruneau, M.A.
Therapist, Executive Coach, Public Speaker, Forbes Contributor

Megan Bruneau, M.A.

Megan Bruneau, M.A. RCC, is a psychotherapist, wellness coach, and writer in New York City. She holds a Master of Arts in counseling psychology, during which the focus of her research was romantic relationships. A bona fide dating expert, Megan helps people date better and improve their existing relationship by taking an integrated approach to her practice that blends holistic wellness and mindfulness-based techniques.

Amitha Kalaichandran, M.D., M.H.S., C.P.H.
Epidemiologist, Physician, NYT Contributor

Amitha Kalaichandran, M.D., M.H.S., C.P.H.

Dr. Amitha Kalaichandran, M.D., M.H.S., C.P.H., is an epidemiologist, physician, and writer. Amitha is a proud alumna of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (Master of Health Science/M.H.S. in Global Disease Epidemiology and Control; Certificate in Vaccine Science & Policy), the University of Toronto (M.D.), the University of Arizona (Fellowship in Integrative Medicine), and the Munk School of Global Affairs (Journalism Fellowship).

Jess Cording MS, RD
Nutritionist & Best-Selling Author

Jess Cording MS, RD

Jess Cording is a registered dietitian, integrative nutrition health coach, and writer with a passion for helping others streamline their wellness routine and experience a happier, calmer life and a more balanced relationship with food and exercise.

Katrine Van Wyk
Best-Selling Author & Lead Health Coach, THE WELL

Katrine Van Wyk

Katrine van Wyk is the author of Best Green Drinks Ever, a certified holistic health coach, and yoga teacher. Katrine works closely and has trained with Dr. Frank Lipman at his practice in Manhattan, The Eleven Eleven Wellness Center. As a part of Dr. Lipman’s team of health coaches, Katrine has helped to guide his high–profile patients through dietary changes that also fit their demanding and busy lives

JJ Virgin, CNS, BCHN
Triple-board certified health expert & 4x NYT Best-Selling Author

JJ Virgin, CNS, BCHN

JJ Virgin, CNS, BCHN, is a celebrity nutrition and fitness expert who helps clients lose weight fast by breaking free from food intolerance. A certified nutrition specialist, board certified Holistic Nutritionist, and Certified Exercise Physiologist, she is the author of the New York Times best-sellers The Virgin Diet: Drop 7 Foods, Lose 7 Pounds, Just 7 Days and The Virgin Diet Cookbook: 150 Easy and Delicious Recipes to Lose Weight and Feel Better Fast.

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Secure your spot in Functional Nutrition Coaching for these enrollment benefits:
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  • 92 video lessons, totaling over 26 hours of instructional videos
  • Over 548 pages of study guides, in-depth functional nutrition charts and illustrations to use with clients and case studies
  • Final Assessment Test to earn mbg Functional Nutrition Coach Certificate
  • Unlimited, lifetime access to the program
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This course is designed to help you expand your practice, attract new clients, and grow your revenue.

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  • 24 modules with detailed guidance
  • 192 video lessons, totaling over 26 hours of instructional videos
  • Over 548 pages of study guides, in-depth functional nutrition charts and illustrations to use with clients and case studies
  • Final Assessment Test to earn mbg Functional Nutrition Coach Certificate
  • Unlimited, lifetime access to the program
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Functional Nutrition Coaching
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Frequently Asked Questions
I have questions about the Functional Nutrition Coaching Program - can I speak to a Program Advisor?

Call 1-877-MBG-WELL from 10am to 5pm Eastern Monday through Friday.

Will I be able to take a test and earn a certificate after completing this course?

Yes. To successfully complete this program and earn the mbg Functional Nutrition Coach certificate, you must watch 80% or more of all modules and earn a 90% or higher on the Final Assessment Test.

What will the mbg Functional Nutrition Coach Certificate allow me to do in my business?

Generally, Health Coaches do not require a state license to practice and can be certified through private credentialing bodies such as mindbodygreen, although it is recommended that you should check with licensing authorities in your state and locality before offering any service to the public. mindbodygreen’s Functional Nutrition Coaching Program is designed to provide in-depth knowledge and understanding of functional food, how to work with clients and how to grow your business as a wellness entrepreneur. By completing our program, you will earn the mbg Functional Nutrition Coach certificate which confirms that you have successfully completed the program. Our program does not make you a state-registered dietician or licensed nutritionist. You will need to check with state and local agencies where you conduct your business and where your clients reside to determine applicable licensing requirements.

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