December 15, 2011 – NIWH Partners with the First Lady of Nutrition

Ann Louise Gittleman


December 15, 2011, Wellesley, MA & Coeur D’Alene, Idaho — The National Institute of Whole Health (, pioneers of Whole Health Education® and Whole Person Health Care™, and Ann Louise Gittleman, PhD, CNS, the first lady of nutrition, today announced they have partnered to provide online whole health certification programs to individuals worldwide who desire to become a nutrition educator or holistic health coach.


“NIWH’s programs reflect the perspective of integrative health that I’ve written about for 30 years,” said Gittleman. “This perspective offers a wonderful bridge between alternative health and clinical nutrition, and there is no other program out there that embodies this concept.”


Wellness coaching is one of the fastest growing fields in health and fitness. For individuals who want to expand their existing nutrition knowledge as well as those who already work in the field of preventative health, the programs being offered by Ann Louise Gittleman and the National Institute of Whole Health enable students to step into the world of nutrition. The five credentialed programs being offered are conducted entirely online for students worldwide and include the following.


·         Whole Health and Wellness Nutrition Certificate of Study

·         Whole Health and Wellness Coaching Certificate of Study

·         Whole Health Educator and Wellness Coaching Program

·         Whole Health Educator and Health Coaching Program for Nurses

·         Whole Health Nutrition Educator Program


Since 1977, NIWH has provided evidence-based, integrative Whole Health Education programs, delivered through relationship-centered, whole-person health focused programs for health and medical professionals who desire to provide more comprehensive healthcare. This approach integrates current medical research with a natural outlook on healing and the wisdom of spiritual teachings.


These programs are available immediately. To register or for more information, go to

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About the National Institute of Whole Health
Founded in 1977 and headquartered in Wellesley, MA, the National Institute of Whole Health (NIWH) offers the most respected and credentialed integrative, whole health certification programs in the US.  NIWH’s offerings include the Norman Cousins Award nominated Best Practice Whole Health Education certification program. The Whole Health Educator program for Nurses, endorsed by the American Holistic Nurses Association along with the Whole Health Nutrition Educator certification program and Whole Health Coaching certification program, can be completed via on-line distance learning. Recognized nationally as the pioneers of Whole Health Education®, the school has instructed thousands of students from varying health occupations from all over the U.S., and now offers on-line distance learning with students located on five continents. For more information, visit  or call (888) 354-HEAL (4325).


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