Certified Nutrition Therapist (CNT) – Level II

  • Course level: Intermediate

Course Prerequisite(s)


Nutrition is the single most important part of human life. It is what sustains our lives. This course will give you a deeper understanding into what the effect of cooking is on these nutrients, how processing effects food and how calorie labels should be read. It goes into the details of nutrients, their properties and how their overdose, toxicity, deficiencies etc may affect health. The course goes deeper into how you may balance the nutritional needs for individuals and clients including those with special needs of nutrition related diseases.

  • Dietary Fads
  • Myths and Facts about Diet
  • Nutrients
  • Nutritional pathways
  • Nutritional Deficiencies
  • Nutritional Toxicities and Overdoses
  • Nutrient Disorders
  • Nutrients and their Bioavailability
  • Nutrient Absorption
  • Compounds that Interfere with nutrition Absorption
  • Nutrients that Interfere with Absorption of Each Other
  • Cooking and Its Effect on Nutritients
  • Food Processing and Its Effect on Nutrition
  • GMO Foods
  • Recommended Daily Intake of Nutrients
  • Reading Calorie Labels
  • Assessing Nutritional Status and Needs of Special Groups
  • Planning a Balanced Diet

This is an advanced course and is useful for many diverse careers. Some of the options to explore would be:

  • Health Coach
  • Nutrition Therapist
  • Nutrition Counsellor
  • Healthcare Journalist
  • Nutritional Chef
  • Fitness Trainer
  • Naturopath
  • Natural Healer
  • Text Lessons
  • Multimedia Lessons including Videos/ Podcasts/ PPT/ Slideshows (wherever relevant)
  • Optional Reading Resources
  • Gamified Quizzes (true/false, single choice, multi-choice, fill in the blanks, sort in order, match the answers and much more) at the end of each module
  • Projects, Assignments and Self-Assessment Papers where necessary
  • Dedicated course forum to start discussion threads with other students in the same course
  • Q&A section where the teacher can answer your queries directly.
  • Certificate
  • Lifetime Access to all material and all Future Updates



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65 Lessons140h

Diet – Fads, Myth and Facts

Diet Fads, Myths and Facts – Lesson 1
Diet Fads, Myths and Facts – Lesson 2
Diet Fads, Myths and Facts – Lesson 3
Diet Fads, Myths and Facts – Lesson 4
Assignment 1
Quiz – Module 1

Macro Nutrient Pathways and Metabolism

Nutrient Disorders

Cooking and its Effect on Nutrition

Food Processing and Its Effect on Nutrition

Nutrient Absorption

Genetically Engineered Crops

Reading Calorie and Nutrition Labels

Recommended Daily Intake of Nutrients

Assessing Nutritional Needs of Special Groups

Planning and Personalizing Nutrition