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Do you want to provide dietary or nutritional counseling to your patients?

The Nutrition Certificate Program will teach the Doctor of Chiropractic the essentials of nutritional supplements, food concentrates, food extracts, vitamins, minerals, herbs, enzymes, amino acids and botanicals.

Nutritional Supplements Statistics

  1. In 2004, 18.9 percent of Americans reported that they had taken one or more dietary supplements in the past year. -Institute of Medicine
  2. The global self-medication market grew 7.4 percent in 1998 - dietary supplements were the fastest growing category with a 16 percent increase. - IMS HEALTH, 1999.
  3. Retail and non-retail sales of dietary supplement products across all distribution channels in the U.S. were $17 billion in 2000. Retail sales of dietary supplement products were approximately $11.3 billion in 2000.- The Nutritional Business Journal, 2001.
  4. The United States leads the world in dietary supplement usage with 100.4 million Americans using vitamin and minerals every day and 37.2 million using herbal remedies regularly. - Prevention Magazine, 2000.

The following is the course outline for the Nutrition Certificate

To purchase the course curriculum click on the following link: 45 Hour Nutrition Certificate course catalog

45 Hour Nutrition Certificate

The purpose of this course is to offer the Doctor of Chiropractic broad based knowledge in the areas of human nutrition, including nutrition fundamentals, diagnosis and treatment of nutritional deficiencies and diseases, nutritional therapy and supplementation and nutritional weight loss.

Upon completion of this comprehensive course of study the graduate will receive the following certificate of completion from Texas Chiropractic College;

  • 45 Hour Nutrition Certificate
  • Courses for this program can be purchased by clicking on "Course Catalogs" and then clicking on "Nutrition Certificate Programs";

    The cost is $275 per module or purchase the 45 hour certificate program for $1000 use coupon code: save100

    Nutrition Certificate Course Outline

    45 Hour Nutrition Certificate

    Module 1 - Nutrition Essentials(12 Hours)

    • Comprehensive Analysis of the Major Nutrients
    • Health Implications of Dietary Fat / Cholesterol and Vitamins
    • Overview of the Essential Vitamins
    • Disease Processes caused by Improper Nutrition
    • Body Morphology
    • Weight Loss Methodologies

    Module 2 - Nutritional Diagnosis and Treatment (12 Hours)

    • Improper Nutrition and Disease
    • The Role of Antioxidants in the Promotion of Health
    • The Correlation Between an Improper Diet and Pain
    • The Importance of Good Nutrition
    • Proteins, Fat, Carbohydrates, Fiber, Vitamins, Minerals, and Water
    • Micronutrient Deficiency Diseases
    • Food Groups
    • Nutritional Disorders From a Historical Perspective
    • Obesity
    • Food Supplies and Food Safety
    • Illnesses caused by improper nutrient consumption and nutrient deficiencies

    Module 3 - Nutritional Supplementation (12 hours)

    • Recommended Dietary/ Daily Allowances (RDA) Overview
    • Cautionary Advice From the Doctor of Chiropractic to their Patients Using Dietary Supplements
    • FDA Regulation of Dietary Supplements
    • Required Information on a Dietary Supplement Label
    • Dietary Supplement Categories
    • Botanical Dietary Supplements
    • Amino Acid Supplements
    • Antioxidants Vitamin C, Vitamin E and Coenzyme Q10
    • Review of various supplements, common uses, scientific observations, side effects and recommended daily allowances.
    • Keys to Prescribing Dietary Supplements

    Module 4 - Weight Control Strategies (9 Hours)

    • Weight Loss Management Fundamentals
    • Overview and Comparison of Diet Regimens
    • Eating Behavior Modification Techniques
    • Exercise Strength and Conditioning Protocols

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