Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to The Nutrition Coach Academy

    • Welcome to The Nutrition Coach Academy

    • A message from Amanda Hamilton

    • Magalie's Recipes

  • 2

    MODULE 1 - The Nutrition Landscape

    • Welcome to your first Nutrition Coach Academy Module

    • HANDOUT - 7 days of increasing plant intake

    • Manual Module 1 - The Nutrition Landscape

    • Must watch Thought Leader - "Doctor of the future" Dr. Rangan Chatterjee

    • Nutrition and You

    • Introduction to nutrition terminology

    • The Nutrition Coach learning philosophy

    • What is optimum health and what does it mean for you?

    • Biological vs. chronological age

    • The unique nutritional challenges for women

    • A woman's cycle

    • Research summaries: Circadian and ultradian cycles and their impact on health

    • Research summaries: A women’s health risk vs men’s with poor diet

    • Expert Interview: Insights from a Food Futurologist: Dr Morgaine Gaye

    • Expert inteview: The mind-body connection with Ali Campbell

    • Practical nutrition tips: Plant based eating

    • Practical nutrition tips: Healthy snacking

  • 3

    MODULE 2 - Foundational nourishment - Sleep & Movement

    • Welcome to Module 2

    • HANDOUT - '7 day, Cook Twice' Menu Plan

    • Manual Module 2 - Foundational nourishment - Sleep & Movement

    • Must watch Thought Leader - Matt Walker "Sleep is your superpower"

    • Overview of the factors can make or break intentions around healthy eating and weight loss - stress, exercise, environment, lack of planning, accountability, getting a quick result

    • The science of sleep

    • Sleep protocol tips

    • HANDOUT: Sleep Protocol

    • Expert interview: Breathing for stress - Daniela da Silva

    • Expert interview: Breathing for sleep - Daniela da Silva

    • Practical and realistic exercise tips

    • Mood and food

    • Exercise as medicine

    • Research summaries: Impact of stress on heart health and digestive system

    • Research summaries: Impact of stress on the endocrine system and immunity

    • Research summaries: Impact of stress on body weight and eating behaviour

    • Module 2 Nutrition Quiz

  • 4

    MODULE 3 - Body shape

    • Welcome to Module 3

    • HANDOUT - 'The 7 day low-carb, low cook' Meal Plan

    • Manual Module 3 - Body shape

    • Must watch Thought Leader - Peter Attia

    • Your own health and shape

    • Understanding BMI, BMR and WHR

    • Subcutaneous fat, visceral fat and brown fat

    • Do calories still matter?

    • We'll talk a bit about hormones in this module, here's a really nice general video to introduce you how hormones work

    • Hunger hormones ghrelin and leptin

    • How to eat to support metabolic health

    • Impact of meal frequency and timing

    • Beyond weight loss : transition planning

    • Research summaries: a person’s work and social environments and how they impact on diet choices

    • Guest interview: Ali Campbell - Food addiction and emotional eating

    • Summary of key diets that changed the landscape

    • Module 3 Nutrition Quiz

  • 5

    MODULE 4 - Protein, dairy and fats

    • Welcome to Module 4

    • HANDOUT: Protein boosted breakfast recipes

    • Manual Module 4 - Protein, dairy and fats

    • Must watch Thought Leader - Meat without animals Bruce Friedrich, cofounder and executive director of The Good Food Institute (GFI)

    • Nutrition terminology review

    • Research summaries: Impact of bone broth on health

    • Research summaries: Risks from harmful fats

    • Protein needs through the ages

    • The role of dairy

    • Fats

    • Practical nutrition tips: Ideas with protein

    • Practical nutrition tips: Ideas with fats

    • Chef Magalie : Tahini dressing

    • Chef Magalie: Miso dressing

    • Module 4 Nutrition Quiz

  • 6

    MODULE 5 - Carbs, sugar and processed foods and food labels

    • Welcome to Module 5

    • Manual Module 5 - Carbs, sugar and processed foods and food labels

    • Sauces and Dressings

    • HANDOUT: Sugar detox sauces and dressings

    • Chef Magalie: Green Monster Sauce

    • Must watch Thought Leader - Stuart Oda - The future of agriculture

    • Must watch - Dr Robert Lustig - What is metabolic syndrome anyway

    • Understanding food labels

    • Get sugar savvy

    • Insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabete

    • Insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabete

    • Can diet reverse diabetes?

    • What sugar does to the skin

    • Research summary: Impact of artificial sweeteners on appetite, eating behaviour and obesity risk

    • Sweet Treats

    • Chef Magalie: Chocolate balls

    • Chef Magalie: Panna Cotta with Berry Mousse

    • Module 5 Nutrition Quiz

  • 7

    MODULE 6 - Snacking, superfoods and supplements

    • Welcome to Module 6

    • Manual Module 6 - Snacking, superfoods and supplements

    • Must watch Thought leader: Wellness Specialist Lauren Parsons - exercise snacking

    • Supplements

    • Superfoods

    • HANDOUT: Superfood recipes

    • Research summary: Fermented foods impact on health

    • Energy balls

    • Chef Magalie: Walnut and Macadamia Balls

    • Research summary: The snack industry size and how to snack well

    • Research summary: Impact of snacking and meal frequency on health

    • Snacking ideas for kids

    • Guest interview: snack ideas from a leading chef

    • Module 6 Nutrition Quiz

  • 8

    MODULE 7 - The truth about toxins, harmful foods and detoxification

    • Welcome to Module 7

    • Manual Module 7 - The truth about toxins, harmful foods and detoxification

    • Why detox?

    • What are harmful foods?

    • Fasting and detoxification: explaining the differences

    • Detoxification pathways in the body

    • Research summary: Impact of intermittent fasting on health

    • Expert interview: Herbs for detoxification: Dee Atkinson

    • Tips for juicing

    • Expert interview: Breathing exercises for detoxification and cleansing - Daniela di Silva

    • Research summary: Bone broth

    • Salts baths as a detoxification treatment

    • HANDOUT: Detox menu

  • 9

    MODULE 8 - Gut health

    • Manual Module 8 - Gut health

    • Welcome to Module 8

    • Must watch Thought Leader - Tim Spector

    • Amazing gut facts

    • Gut healthy cooking

    • A quick look at what 30g of fibre looks like

    • Practical: Map your gut health timeline

    • Fibre facts

    • Research summary: The impact of artificial sweeteners on the gut microbiome

    • HANDOUT: 7 day beat the bloat plan

  • 10

    MODULE 9 - Living longer, living healthier

    • Welcome to Module 9

    • Manual Module 9 - Living longer, living healthier

    • Longevity hormones

    • The keys to longevity

    • Considerations for older adults

    • Blue Zones and longevity diets

    • Biological vs chronological ageing quiz

    • Can fasting slow ageing, improve healing and reduce risk of disease?

    • Bone health

    • Exercise considerations as we age

    • Thought leader - Blue Zones

    • Thought leader - Social interactions

  • 11

    MODULE 10 - Real life nutrition

    • Welcome to Module 10

    • Manual Module 10 - Real life nutrition

    • A time to eat

    • A time to exercise

    • Tips for client programmes

    • Expert interview: Joel Bull- Eating for exercise

    • Making healing and detox diets more accesible

    • Must watch Thought Leader - Sandra Aamodt

    • Practical nutrition tips: Supplements and boosters

    • Case study options

    • Research summary - A person’s work and social environments and how they impact on diet choices

  • 12

    MODULE 11 - Coaching Yourself To Different Choices — Understanding Your Relationship With Thought

    • Welcome to Module 11

    • Manual Module 11 - Coaching Yourself To Different Choices - Understanding Your Relationship With Thought

    • Resetting not replacing

    • Our relationship with thought

    • Thought Perception Exercise

    • Introducing the 3 principles

    • The principle of Mind

    • The principle of Consciousness

    • The principle of Thought

    • ​Understanding our own subjective experience and behaviour

    • Why you’re only ever one thought away from a totally new perception and different choices

    • ​The Illusion of Control. Who is really in control of your life?

  • 13

    MODULE 12 - Building A Business

    • Welcome to Module 12

    • Manual Module 12 - Building A Business

    • Thinking through your marketing strategy

    • The Theory & Practice Behind Effective Paid Social Advertising

    • Advice as you begin

    • About GDPR

    • Building an ethical business

    • The 3 R's

    • Business inspiration Sarah Willingham from Dragon's Den

  • 14

    Final assessment

    • Case study

    • Congratulations