What is Integrated, Whole Person Nutrition?

It’s no secret that obesity continues to be on the rise in the U.S., despite the billions of dollars spent annually on diet programs and fitness memberships. American children have now become part of this worrisome trend. But, what can you as a health or education professional do to help? The answer may lie in incorporating integrated, Whole Health Nutrition nutrition into your practice. This Whole Foods focused field of nutrition will change and challenge everything you may current believe about nutrition and diet. As part of a holistic healthcare offerings at The National Institute of Whole Health (NIWH), our Whole Health, Whole Foods nutrition courses focus on much more than just diet and eating habits.

Going Beyond Food – You Are What You Eat – and more!

Integrated, whole person nutrition is more than just choosing the right foods. It  is an approach to eating that nourishes the body, as well as considers the emotional, biochemical, environmental and even the individual’s values or beliefs.  It is also about understanding how the right or wrong foods can affect us in multiple ways than contribute to health or disease. By using the NIWH 5 Aspects of Whole Health approach to health and lifestyle, integrated nutrition allows professionals to better serve their patients and clients.


Online Integrated Nutrition Courses

Whether you’re a nurse or allied health professional Whole Health training will provide you the tools and knowledge to serve your patient’s self-care and sustainable lifestyle choices. NIWH integrated nutrition courses can give you the skills and credentials to advance your career and improve your well-being. Our innovative, accredited courses are taught entirely online by some of the best and brightest minds in the holistic healthcare field. The on-line, streamed video format provides flexibility and convenience that allows you to learn at your own pace and create a study schedule that works for your unique needs. NIWH also offers certificates of study for health professionals who wish to take a shorter course of study or earn nationally accredited continuing education contact hours.

To learn more about these exciting courses, we invite you to call us toll-free at 1-888-354-HEAL (4325). You’ll be able to speak with an NIWH program representative about our holistic healthcare programs, all of which include specific courses on integrated, whole person nutrition, diet and wellness.

NIWH nutrition courses are patient/client education focused, providing epidemiological and evidence-base science on the how and why of nutrition in disease prevention, health recovery, wellness maintenance and for patient/client whole health education. Our whole foods focused nutrition courses are designed to enhance the professional’s knowledge of the science of nutrition but ARE NOT intended to teach learners how to recommend or prescribe diets or supplements to their patients or clients.

Unless a professional has a licensed scope of practice and credentials, along with professional liability insurance to practice nutrition, there are both legal and ethical constraints related to advising an individual about nutrition. The whole picture of heath® approach invites the client into understanding the cause and effect of the physical, emotional, nutritional, environmental and spiritual components of health so they can make the informed, sustainable lifestyle choices they deem are appropriate with their values and needs.

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