At the completion of this course you should be able to:

• Identify various dimensions of health, types of stressors and ways to encourage overall well-being
• Recognize healthy eating habits and the principles of fitness
• Recall preventive measures for avoiding common illnesses, diseases and how to maintain sexual health
• Identify the effects of consumer products on our body and how to protect ourselves from violence and crime
• Define the co-active coaching model, the various contexts and principles and practices
• Define healthy food guidelines
• Identify how nutrition aids in health
• Recall the roles of various foods, vitamins and minerals and their impact on the body
• Identify how the food industry uses nutrition information credibly
• List nutritional needs throughout human development
Price: $4,395.00

    This Certified Wellness Coach Program, offered by our accredited school partners, will focus on helping people to improve their lifestyle behavior by applying the principles and processes of professional life coaching, to the goals of lifestyle improvement for higher levels of wellness.
    Wellness coaching is about helping people improve their lifestyle behavior. As the field of Wellness Coaching emerges and the world discovers the value of it, it will continue to define and re-define itself. Wellness coaching applies the principles and processes of professional life coaching in order to help make lifestyle improvements. Having a sound understanding of professional coaching and how to interact with people is a must to be successful in this field. In this course you will be introduced to some fundamental ways of staying emotionally, physically and mentally healthy. The course will discuss nutrition, how to manage weight, exercise, stress management and much more. Although many people understand the importance of healthy nutrition habits and good fitness patterns, it is sometimes hard to accomplish goals on their own. A nutritional consultant can help clients adopt a healthy lifestyle. This nutritional consultant training provides students with an exploration of how food nutrition contributes to the prevention of illness and the promotion of optimal health. Students will identify how to conduct in-depth diet and lifestyle evaluations and create food plans customized to each individual’s taste, temperament, and health goals. The fundamentals of whole food nutrition, digestive physiology, metabolism, nutritional biochemistry, and current research are presented. Additionally, students will discover how healthy nutrition habits are used in the food industry. This Nutritional Consultant course will give students the training they need to work with clients of all ages, backgrounds, and fitness levels.

    Wellness Coaching Module 1 - Health, Wellness and Well-Being
    The Dimensions of Health
    Health Disparities
    Sex, Gender and Health
    The Promise of Prevention
    Protecting Yourself
    Understanding Health Behavior
    Emotional and Mental Health
    Positive Psychology
    Sleep’s Impact on Health
    Understanding Mental Health
    Anxiety Disorders

    Wellness Coaching Module 2 - Stress Management and Social Health
    What is Stress?
    Traumatic Life Events
    The Impact of Stress
    Forming Relationships
    Living in a Wired World
    Loving and Being Loved
    Partnering Across the Lifespan
    Family Ties

    Wellness Coaching Module 3 - Nutrition and Weight
    Essentials of Good Nutrition
    Food Safety
    Weight in America
    What is a Healthy Weight?
    How to Gain Weight
    Practical Guide to a Healthy Weight
    Treating Severe Obesity
    Disordered Eating
    What is Physical Fitness?
    The Principles of Exercise
    Mind-Body Approaches

    Wellness Coaching Module 4 - Sexual Health and Reproduction
    Men and Women’s Sexual Health
    Sexual Behavior
    Sexual Activity
    Sexually Transmitted Infections and Diseases
    Common STIs
    Fertility Awareness

    Wellness Coaching Module 5 - Diseases and Addictions
    Preventing Major Diseases
    Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease
    Stroke and Cancer
    Infectious Diseases
    Understanding Drugs and Their Effects
    Substance Use Disorders
    Treatment for Substance Abuse

    Wellness Coaching Module 6 - Alcohol, Tobacco and Consumer Health
    Understanding Alcohol
    Alcohol-Related Disorders
    Tobacco Use in America
    Health Effects of Cigarette Smoking
    Quitting Tobacco Use
    Personalizing Your Health Care
    Your Medical Rights
    Elective Treatments
    Nontraditional Health Care
    The Health-Care System

    Wellness Coaching Module 7 - A Lifetime of Health
    Unintentional Injury
    Violence and Crime
    Sexual Victimization
    Chemical Risks
    Successful Aging
    Preparing for Medical Crisis
    End of Life
    Death and Dying

    Wellness Coaching Module 8 - The Co-Active Coaching Model
    Empowered Coaching Environment
    The Five Contexts
    The Coach’s Role in the Model
    Co-Active Coaching Relationships
    Coaching Environment
    Levels of Listening

    Wellness Coaching Module 9 - Coaching Contexts, Principles and Practices
    Good Judgement
    Fulfillment and Values
    What is Balance?
    A Formula for Coaching Balance
    The Look of Process
    Process Coaching
    Integrating Principles
    The Coach’s Commitment
    The Expanding World of Coaching

    Nutritional Consultant Module 1 - Nutrition and You
    What is Nutrition?
    Individual Nutrients
    How Can Diet Improve Your Health?
    Assessing Nutritional Status
    Average American Diet
    Principles of Healthy Eating
    Dietary Reference Intakes
    MyPlate Food Guidance System
    Food Labels

    Nutritional Consultant Module 2 - Digestion, Absorption, Transport, and Carbohydrates
    Processes and Organs Involved in Digestion
    How is Food Chemically Digested?
    How Nutrients are Absorbed
    How are Nutrients Transported throughout the Body?
    How Do We Digest and Absorb Carbohydrates
    How Do We Maintain Blood Glucose Levels?
    Dietary Fiber
    Carbohydrate Intake Recommendations
    Differences with Sugars

    Nutritional Consultant Module 3 - Lipids and Proteins
    Lipids Structure
    How Are Lipids Digested, Absorbed, & Transported in the Body?
    Functions of Lipids in the Body
    Daily Intake Triglycerides
    Trans Fat and Cholesterol
    Digesting and Absorbing Proteins
    Function of Protein in the Body
    How Much Protein Do You Need Daily?

    Nutritional Consultant Module 4 - Alcohol
    What is Alcohol?
    How is it Made?
    Why Do People Drink Alcohol?
    Alcohol Absorption Stomach and Small Intestine
    Alcohol Metabolized Stomach and Liver
    Alcohol Circulates in the Blood
    Gender, Genetics, and Ethnicity – Alcohol Blood Levels
    Immediate and Short Term Effects
    Long Term Effects

    Nutritional Consultant Module 5 - Energy Metabolism
    What is Metabolism?
    Chemical Reactions
    Enzymes and Hormones Regulate Metabolism
    How Does ATP Fuel Metabolism?
    How Do the Macronutrients Provide ATP?
    Absorptive and Post-absorptive States
    How Does the Body Metabolize Alcohol?

    Nutritional Consultant Module 6 - Fat-Soluble Vitamins
    What are Vitamins?
    How Do Vitamins Differ in Their Absorption and Storage?
    What are Antioxidants?
    What’s the Best Source of Vitamins?
    Vitamins Destroyed During Cooking or Storage
    Some Vitamins are Fortified with Vitamins

    Nutritional Consultant Module 7 - Water-Soluble Vitamins
    Primary Functions of Water-Soluble Vitamins
    Vitamin-Like Compounds
    Choline Helps Protect the Liver
    Carnitine, Lipoic Acid, and Inositol Are Needed for Overall Health
    The B Vitamins Act as Coenzymes in Many Metabolic Processes
    Water-Soluble Vitamins in Other Critical Roles

    Nutritional Consultant Module 8 - Water
    Why is Water Essential to Life?
    How is Water Balance Maintained?
    How Do Water and Sodium Affect Blood Pressure?
    How Much Water Do You Need?
    Best Sources of Water
    Diuretics Affect on Water Balance

    Nutritional Consultant Module 9 - Major and Trace Minerals
    What are Minerals?
    Fluid Balance
    Participate as Cofactors
    Bones and Teeth
    Why Do We Need Trace Minerals?
    Trace Mineral Deficiencies
    Arsenic, Boron, Nickel, Silicon, Vanadium

    Nutritional Consultant Module 10 - Energy Balance and Body Composition
    What is Energy Balance and Why is it Important?
    Food and Beverages Provide Energy
    Body Processes
    Total Daily Energy
    How to Measure Energy Expenditure
    How Body Composition is Assessed
    How Do We Estimate a Healthy Body Weight?

    Nutritional Consultant Module 11 - Weight Management, Nutrition, and Fitness
    How is Food Intake Regulated?
    How Do Fat Cells Form and Expand?
    Genetics and Environment Influence Obesity
    Healthy Weight Loss
    Why is Physical Fitness Important?
    Carbs, Fats, Proteins Used During Exercise
    Vitamins and Minerals Important for Fitness
    Fluid Intake Affect Fitness

    Nutritional Consultant Module 12 - Pregnancy Through Infancy
    Prenatal Development
    Nutrients and Health Behaviors
    Physiological Changes Occur in the Mother
    Second and Third Trimesters
    Formula Alternatives
    Infant’s Nutrient Needs
    Introduce Solid Foods

    Nutritional Consultant Module 13 - Toddlers Through Adolescence
    Nutritional Needs of Toddlers and Preschoolers
    Adults Influence on Eating Habits
    Nutritional Needs of School-Aged Children
    Nutrition-Related Issues School-Aged Children
    Nutritional Needs of Adolescents
    Nutritional Issues Affect Adolescents

    Nutritional Consultant Module 14 - Older Adults
    Demographics of Aging in America
    What Changes Occur as Part of the Aging Process?
    Nutrient Needs of Older Adults
    Nutrition-Related Health Concerns of Older Adults
    Socioeconomic and Psychological Issues

    Nutritional Consultant Module 15 - Food Safety, Global Nutrition, and Availability
    Foodborne Illnesses
    Food Supply Protection
    Food Additives, Hormones, and Antibiotics
    Sustainable Food System
    Hunger and Malnutrition
    Population Risks
    How Can We Reduce Hunger?

    Enroll through one of our accredited university or college partners today!
    Course 1- Nutrition
    Lesson 1: Nutrition Defined
    • What Is Nutrition?
    • Tools for Healthy Eating
    • Digestion, Absorption, and Transport
    • Carbohydrates
    • Lipids
    • Proteins
    • Alcohol
    Lesson 2: Vitamins and Minerals
    • Energy Metabolism
    • Fat-Soluble Vitamins
    • Water-Soluble Vitamins
    • Water
    • Major Minerals
    • Trace Minerals
    • Energy Balance and Body Composition
    Lesson 3: Life Cycle
    • Weight Management
    • Nutrition and Fitness
    • Life Cycle Nutrition: Pregnancy Through Infancy
    • Life Cycle Nutrition: Toddlers Through Adolescence
    • Life Cycle Nutrition: Older Adults
    • Food Safety, Technology, and Sustainability
    • Global Nutrition and Malnutrition

    Course 2- Health and Health Behavior
    Lesson 1: Health Basics
    • Taking Charge of Your Health
    • Psychological and Spiritual Well-Being
    • Stress Management
    Lesson 2: Nutrition and Fitness
    • Personal Nutrition
    • Weight Management and the Obesity Epidemic
    • Physical Activity and Fitness
    Lesson 3: Health Diseases and Conditions
    • Communicating and Connecting
    • Sexual Health
    • Reproductive Options
    • Diseases and Disorders
    • Consumer Health
    Lesson 4: Unhealthy Behavior
    • Addictive Behaviors and Drugs
    • Alcohol and Tobacco
    • Protecting Yourself and Your Environment
    • A Lifetime of Health

    Course 3- Fitness and Wellness
    Lesson 1: Wellness Basics
    • Physical Fitness and Wellness
    • Behavior Modification
    • Nutrition for Wellness
    • Body Composition
    • Weight Management
    Lesson 2: Fitness Fundamentals
    • Cardiorespiratory Endurance
    • Muscular Fitness
    • Muscular Flexibility
    • Personal Fitness Programming
    • Stress Assessment and Management Techniques
    Lesson 3: Disease and Behavior
    • Preventing Cardiovascular Disease
    • Cancer Prevention
    • Addictive Behavior
    • Preventing Sexually Transmitted Infections
    • Lifetime Fitness and Wellness

    Course 4- Coaching
    Lesson 1: Co-Active Basics
    • Co-Active Fundamentals
    • Co-Active Contexts
    Lesson 2: Principles
    • Co-Active Principles
    • Integration and Vision
    All required reference materials are provided with this program. Technical requirements:

    Internet Connection
    • Broadband or High-Speed (DSL, Cable, Wireless)
    Hardware Requirements
    • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
    • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

    Software Requirements
    • Operating Systems - Windows 7, 8 or 10; Mac OS x 10 or higher
    • Microsoft Office 2007, 2010 or 2013 or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
    • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
    • Adobe PDF Reader
    The Certified Wellness Coach (CWC) national exam from National Career Certification Board (NCCB) prepares individuals for a career as a Wellness Coach. Attaining national certification displays that individuals have mastered the ability to be recognized as the powerful tool for change that has Certified Wellness Coaches (CWC) being sought out by clients for a variety of motives. Earning and maintaining and National Certification allows candidates to be a successful and highly recognized professional in the rapid emergent field of Wellness Coaching.
    Each state may have additional licensing requirements, be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.
    This class is an independent-study course. Students will have all the resources needed to successfully complete the course within the online material. A student helpdesk is available for technical support during the course enrollment.

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    12 months
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