Where Nutrition Science Meets Practical Application

4.4 out of 5 stars | 240 reviews

Learn how to ignite sustainable lifestyle change in your clients, with evidence-based research made practical.

Quick Tips and Factoids

Please enjoy these four short videos tips and factoids from the Nutrition and Behavior Change Certificate Vol. 2 presenters.

 

 

 

 

Drive meaningful change for the long-term

Achieving optimal health and fitness isn’t possible without nutrition and behavior change. Now more than ever, clients look to qualified professionals to help steer them through the myths, claims and noise.

The certificate includes video courses featuring world-renowned nutrition researchers and behavior experts who will share meaningful case studies, practical how-tos, and best practices to improve your approach with clients and get past tough barriers and plateaus.

Who is this certificate for?

This certificate is for professionals who want to guide client to sustainable, achievable, healthy nutrition and behavior choices, including:

  • Registered Dietitians
  • Lifestyle/Health/Wellness Coaches
  • Fitness Professionals
  • Sports/Exercise Nutritionists
  • Healthcare Professionals/Physicians
  • Weights Management Coaches

One-and-Done Cooking: Prep Once, Eat 10 Times

Chef Abbie Gellman, MS, RD, CDN


4.3 out of 5 stars | 66 reviews

One of the biggest hurdles our clients face for eating healthy is time. In this session, Chef Abbie Gellman will give you step-by-step instructions for exactly how to batch-cook to better behavior. Learn how 2 inspired hours on a Saturday or Sunday will help your clients achieve the health results they are looking for while efficiently managing their busy schedules Monday through Friday. Take home wholesome new recipes that will become instant favorites.

East Meets West: A Mindful Approach to Health Coaching

Jessica Matthews, DBH


4.1 out of 5 stars | 59 reviews

When combined, mindfulness and health coaching catalyze powerfully for meaningful and lasting behavior change. This session blends Eastern and Western philosophies along with best practices and proven skillpower—not willpower—into a research-supported framework that equips clients to make lifestyle and nutrition changes that will transform their health and well-being. Take home new ideas, techniques and tools to help expand your career and improve client results.

Protein Obsessed: Sorting the Truth From the Hype

Amy Myrdal Miller, MS, RDN, FAND


4.1 out of 5 stars | 63 reviews

No matter what food tribe you fall into, protein in all its forms—animal, plant or synthetic—seems to get most of today’s nutrition headlines. It promises to help us lose weight, get stronger and achieve many other benefits. In this thought-provoking session, Amy will break down the most recent science to guide you to a better global understanding of protein options. Learn what is driving this obsession, and take home new tools and tips to guide this conversation successfully with your clients.

Beyond the Macros: Placing the Focus Back on Nutrient-Dense Foods

Christopher R. Mohr, PhD, RD


4.6 out of 5 stars | 40 reviews

You likely have clients who choose foods based solely on single nutrients. Whether they’re trying to get more protein, avoid carbs or cut out all sugar, such reductionist thinking negates the value of a food’s composite nutrient power. Enjoy a complimentary breakfast as you learn why renewed focus on nutrient-dense foods may be the start of a more productive nutrition dialogue.

Motivational Interviewing: Help Clients Own the Talk That Drives the Walk

Natalie Digate Muth, MD, MPH, RDN, FAAP


4.5 out of 5 stars | 37 reviews

What if you could help clients to literally talk themselves into making meaningful behavior change? Motivational interviewing is a communication approach backed by decades of evidence and thousands of published studies. Join Dr. Muth for this complimentary lunch seminar that will revolutionize your approach, and take home easy-to-implement strategies that will make a true difference in your client sessions.

Is It Time to Eat Yet? Nobel Prize–Winning Body Clock Science Has the Answer

Pamela Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, FACSM


4.8 out of 5 stars | 77 reviews

The body clock gene plays a critical role in metabolic function. In a world of 24/7 nonstop chaotic eating, relentless stress, continuous screen-gazing, sedentary lifestyle and sleep deprivation, time has become irrelevant. Such constant disruptions of the powerful circadian rhythm are wreaking life-threatening havoc on mental and physical health. Learn a novel, science-based model to guide when and how to optimally nourish and regenerate that is truly transformational. Be prepared for surprises!

Translating Today’s Nutrition Science for Your Clients

Kamal Patel, MPH, MBA


4.4 out of 5 stars | 42 reviews

The dynamic nature of research dictates that it doesn’t ever settle. It continues to layer, sometimes breaking down yesterday’s “truths” in the process. There is no right or wrong study, but there are often misleading interpretations of research. From confusion over the hundreds of new studies on sugar and fat to the promise of research on nutrition helping chronic pain and inflammation to overhyped studies on "superfoods," Examine.com’s editor-in-chief brings us up to date with a clear look at today’s nutrition literature. Bring your questions!

It Takes Guts! Connecting Brain, Diet and Microbiome

JOSEPH WEISS, MD


4.5 out of 5 stars | 64 reviews

Breakthrough research is revolutionizing our understanding of the interaction and communication between the gut, brain, microbiome and diet. In this session, gain a deeper understanding of how mental and physical health are intimately tied to diet and the microbial population living on and within the human body. Take home the most up-to-date science advancements and a new appreciation for the important role the microbiome plays in the body.

Three Clients and 500 Pounds of Lessons: Dramatic Portraits of Sustainable Change Panel

MODERATOR: Sandy Todd Webster; PANEL: Lee Jordan, MS, Catherine Wygal and Donald Wygal


4.0 out of 5 stars | 55 reviews

Three “everyday” people—who over a period of many years desperately tried every conceivable diet, training method, product and approach to weight loss—testify to what finally delivered their own sustainable life changes. Gain inspiration from Catherine and Donald Wygal and Lee Jordan who, combined, lost half a ton of weight and reclaimed their health after years of failures. Get an honest take from the client side on where and why the traditional fitness and diet models go wrong.

Chef Abbie Gellman, MS, RD, CDN

Chef Abbie Gellman, MS, RD, CDN

Chef Abbie Gellman is the founder of Culinary Nutrition Cuisine LLC, and works with a wide variety of food companies, brands, hospitality/food service operators and private clients. She is a spokesperson and developer of recipes, products and menus, as well as an educator, private chef, culinary nutrition counselor and author. Food & Nutrition Magazine recently presented her with the 2017 Stone Soup Blogger of the Year award.

Jessica Matthews, DBH

Jessica Matthews, DBH

Jessica Matthews is faculty in kinesiology and integrative wellness at San Diego's Point Loma Nazarene University and a professor of yoga studies at MiraCosta College. Honored as the 2017 IDEA Fitness Instructor of the Year, Jessica also serves as the senior adviser for health and wellness education for the American Council on Exercise.

Amy Myrdal Miller, MS, RDN

Amy Myrdal Miller, MS, RDN

Amy Myrdal Miller is an award-winning dietitian and president of Farmer's Daughter® Consulting, Inc., an agriculture, food and culinary communications firm. Amy and her team work on behalf of clients to dispel myths and provide science-based information about our food system. A farmer's daughter from North Dakota, Amy is a highly sought-after speaker and moderator; in the past 5 years, she has presented at more than 120 national and international conferences.

Christopher R. Mohr, PhD, RD

Christopher R. Mohr, PhD, RD

Christopher R. Mohr is an internationally recognized nutrition expert. He has presented at the White House and the Culinary Institute of America and has been featured on nutrition education programs globally. He is a consulting sports nutritionist for the WWE, a former consulting sports nutritionist for the Cincinnati Bengals and a nutrition spokesperson and consultant to a number of media outlets and corporations.

Natalie Digate Muth, MD, MPH, RDN, FAAP

Natalie Digate Muth, MD, MPH, RDN, FAAP

Natalie Digate Muth is a board-certified pediatrician and obesity medicine physician, registered dietitian and health coach. She practices general pediatrics with a focus on healthy family routines, nutrition, physical activity and behavior change in North County, San Diego. She also serves as the senior adviser for healthcare solutions at the American Council on Exercise. Natalie is the author of five books and is committed to helping every child and family thrive. She is a strong advocate for systems and communities that support prevention and wellness across the lifespan, beginning at 9 months of age.

Kamal Patel, MPH, MBA

Kamal Patel, MPH, MBA

Kamal Patel is a co-founder and director of Examine.com. He holds two master’s degrees from Johns Hopkins University, in business and in public health, and is on hiatus from a PhD in nutrition for which he has investigated the link between diet and chronic pain. Kamal has published peer-reviewed articles on vitamin D and calcium, as well as on a variety of clinical research topics. He’s also been involved in research on fructose and liver health, nutrition in low-income areas, and mindfulness meditation.

Pamela Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, FACSM

Pamela Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, FACSM

Pamela Peeke is a nationally renowned physician, scientist and expert in fitness, nutrition and integrative medicine. She is a Pew Foundation Scholar in nutrition and metabolism, an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Maryland, and a senior Olympic triathlete. Dr. Peeke is a popular TED presenter and a three-time New York Times best-selling author, including The Hunger Fix: The Three-Stage Detox and Recovery Plan for Overeating and Food Addiction.

Joseph Weiss, MD

Joseph Weiss, MD

Joseph Weiss is a clinical professor of medicine at UC San Diego, as well as an accomplished speaker, author, research scientist, and specialist in gastroenterology and the microbiome. Dr. Weiss co-hosts a healthcare radio program in Southern California and is a frequent speaker at universities, medical schools, hospitals and pharmaceutical companies. He has given more than 2,000 presentations in his career, including to audiences at the Young Presidents’ Organization/World Presidents’ Organization, the Aspen Institute, Bohemian Grove and the Esalen Institute.

"I found it very helpful to learn some of the best-practice strategies being used by physicians and other experts in nutrition and behavioral science. Whether working as an RN, trainer, coach or nutritionist, this will help you see how theoretical knowledge can be put into practice and applied."
Kelsey Graham, MEd

“A unique perspective on human beings and our relationship with food. As a movement and wellness coaching professional, I thought the presenters, topics and information were extremely valuable."
Carla B. Sottovia

“Exceptional! I learned so much and really appreciated the knowledge and skills of the presenters...they all contributed greatly to my knowledge or helped to re-introduce topics to me in a new way. LOVED IT!!!!”
Laura Nagy

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