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Course: Sports Nutrition Consultant
Program Length: 450
Course Type: Mentor Supported
Description:

Take your career to the next level. Study the exciting field of Sports Nutrition while also focusing on becoming a Nutritional Consultant. You’ll be introduced to the functions of these nutrients, proper dietary intakes, and how they affect your body. Our program will give students the training they need to work with clients of all ages, backgrounds, and fitness levels.
Sports NutritionThe exciting field of sports nutrition combines the sciences of nutrition and exercise physiology. Our Sports Nutrition course takes a personalized approach that guides you through the elements of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, minerals, vitamins, and fluids using case studies and practical applications for working with athletes. You’ll be introduced to the functions of these nutrients, proper dietary intakes, and how they affect your body. Proper nutrition is vital to the overall athletic performance and experience. To get a job in the sports nutrition field, you need to understand current guidelines, emerging research, and be able to apply knowledge to athletes of all ages. This course will meet those needs by using the most up to date information and tools.
Nutritional ConsultantAlthough 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.  Our 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.  Our Nutritional Consultant course will give students the training they need to work with clients of all ages, backgrounds, and fitness levels. 
Prerequisite(s): None
** Course Subject to Change.

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1200 Taylor Road Montgomery, AL 36117