Master Level Nutrition Consultant Certification

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The AFPA Master Level Nutrition Consultant Certification is a comprehensive online program that combines four elite nutrition and health programs at one affordable price. Unleash the potential of nutrition science to revolutionize holistic health and well-being. Includes the Following Courses:
  • Holistic Nutritionist Certification
  • Health and Wellness Coach Certification
  • Gut Health Nutrition Specialist Certificate
  • Coaching for Weight Loss Certificate
100% Online | Self-Paced | 4 Courses in One

Boost Your Life, Health & Income Potential with our Most Comprehensive Nutrition Program

We’ve packaged four of our leading holistic nutrition and wellness courses to help you become a leader within the nutrition and wellness space.

With one affordable enrollment fee, you get:

  • Holistic Nutritionist Certification
  • Health and Wellness Coach Certification
  • Gut Health Nutrition Specialist Certificate
  • Coaching for Weight Loss Certificate

Learn the techniques and strategies to set you apart from your competition and achieve optimal results for your clients.

You’ll graduate with a leading education, real-life tools, and confidence to effectively change your life and support your nutrition clients in reaching their goals.

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The Ultimate Training Package for Aspiring Nutrition Coaches

This 4-course bundle contains the AFPA Holistic Nutritionist Certification, Health & Wellness Coach Certification, Gut Health Nutrition Specialist Certificate, and the Coaching for Weight Loss Certificate.

Holistic Nutritionist Certification

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Health and Wellness Coach Certification

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Your comprehensive nutrition foundation

  • 26+ hours of on-demand video instruction, plus 35+ hours of additional interactive content
  • 75 handouts to use for reference and in nutrition coaching sessions
  • Practice coaching sessions where you can sharpen your skills and nutritional knowledge
  • A comprehensive guide on the most common dietary protocols
  • Counseling and lifestyle management forms

Your complete health coaching foundation

  • 35+ hours of video content, including simulated coaching sessions
  • Dynamic learning methodologies to meet a variety of learning preferences
  • 37 handouts to prepare you for real-life application
  • Interactive scenarios to help you engage with what you’re learning

Gut Health Nutrition Specialist Certificate

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Coaching for Weight Loss Certificate

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Support clients in optimizing their digestive wellness through nutrition and lifestyle

  • 8 online modules featuring the latest research on gut health
  • 23 handouts you can download and print to use with your clients or refer to later
  • 5 engaging case studies and 3 activities to put your newly acquired knowledge into practice
  • A toolbox of dietary and lifestyle strategies for addressing specific gut health issues
  • Information about research-backed herbs, botanicals, supplements, and probiotics that bring the body back into balance

Support clients in achieving their weight loss goals while prioritizing lasting behavioral changes

  • 13+ hours of on-demand video instruction, including practical coaching experience
  • 20+ handouts to use for reference and in coaching sessions
  • Practice coaching sessions where you can sharpen your skills and nutritional knowledge
  • The most up-to-date research information and coaching strategies
  • Simulated coaching session videos

Program Highlights

The most comprehensive nutrition education featuring the most up-to-date curriculum 

Self-paced online courses allow you to learn and graduate on your own time, at a pace that fits your life and goals

Content focused on what your clients want help with, including weight loss, nutrition, and gut health  

100+ handouts, reference guides, client forms, and tools you can download and refer to forever

Coaching and behavior change strategies to help you help clients set, reach, and maintain their goals 

Dynamic learning methodologies to meet a variety of learning preferences

4 best-selling courses for one low price, plus payment plans available with as little as 0% financing

Taught by expert faculty with over 3 decades of combined experience in nutrition, health coaching, wellness, and education

This Program is For…

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Aspiring nutrition coaches eager to stand out amongst the competition

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Health and wellness coaches who want to grow their nutrition expertise

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Personal trainers and fitness professionals dedicated to helping more clients by expanding their skills and offerings  

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Individuals who want to nourish their personal health or support loved ones via nutrition education

What Can I Expect From this 4-Course Bundle?

  • 100% Online Courses: No textbooks or other materials required
  • Self-Study: Work through the programs when it’s convenient for you
  • Complete in Less than 24 Months: Get 6 months to complete each of the 4 courses. Many students finish much faster.
  • Instant Access: Get immediate access to your online learning platform once you complete your purchase
  • Earn 2 Certificates and 2 Certificates of Specialty: Plus, earn the title of Certified Master Nutrition Consultant

A Look Inside The Curriculum

Holistic Nutritionist Certification Answer

Module 1:Introduction to Holistic Nutrition Practice

  • Introduction to the Nutrition Industry and Its Global Landscape 
  • Nutrition as a Profession and the Role of Integrative and Holistic Professionals 
  • Ethics and Professional Conduct 

Module 2: Introduction to Food and Nutrition Science

  • Structural Organization of the Human Body 
  • Overview of Nutrients 
  • Digestion, Absorption, and Transport 

Module 3: Metabolism and Nutrition

  • Introduction to Metabolism 
  • Metabolic States of the Body and Energy and Heat Balance 
  • Vitamins, Minerals, Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance 

Module 4: Nutrition Throughout Life

  • Nutrition in Pregnancy, Lactation, Infancy, and Childhood 
  • Nutrition in Adolescence, Adult Years, Aging, and the Transgender Population 

Module 5: Functional Foods, Botanicals, and Supplementation

  • Bioactive Substances, Functional Foods, and Nutraceuticals
  • Botanicals: Herbs, Spices, and Avoiding Scams 
  • Supplements 

Module 6: Holistic Health and Wellness

  • Health, Wellness, and Disease 
  • The Role of Diet and Nutrition in Disease Prevention 
  • Mental Health, Movement, Exercise, Sleep, and Rest 
  • Community Support and Cultural Wellness 

Module 7: Basis for Nutrition Assesment

  • Introduction to Nutrition Assessment 
  • The Community and Planning the Diet with Cultural Competence 
  • Public Health and Nutrition 

Module 8: Nutritional Support and Dietary Protocols

  • Nutrition in Exercise, Sports Performance, and Bone Health 
  • Nutrition in Weight Management and Eating Disorders 
  • Introduction to the Nutrition Care Process 

Module 9: The Holistic Nutrition Coaching Practice

  • What is Coaching? 
  • Coaching Structure 
  • Coaching Process 
  • Capstone Project 

Module 10: Advancing Your Practice Through Science and Continuing Education

  • Nutrition as a Scientific Process 
  • Continuing Your Education and Keeping Your Knowledge Up-to-Date 
  • What’s Next? 


Health and Wellness Coach Certification Answer

Module 1: What is Health Coaching?

In this section of the course, you’ll be introduced to what health coaching really is, how to define it, and why it came to be player in the healthcare field in the first place. You’ll also learn about:
  • Credentialing for coaches
  • The scope of practice for health coaches

Module 2: Coaching Structure

Here you’ll learn all about how to successfully plan and execute a health coaching program. This means you’ll cover:
  • Setting up a coaching program
  • The early coaching process
  • Conducting routine ongoing sessions
  • Wrapping up a coaching program

Module 3: Coaching Process

Coaching process is about knowing what to say as a coach to your client to help them spark change. You’ll learn about:
  • Creating a healthy coaching relationship
  • Health behavior change theory
  • Motivational interviewing for coaches
  • Coaching in action. Watch real health coaches conduct coaching sessions.

Module 4: Whole Person Health

Health is an important part of the title of health coach. In this section of the course, you will become an expert on all things health. You’ll learn about:
  • Non-communicable diseases
  • Physical activity and exercise
  • Nutrition
  • Sleep
  • Stress
  • Holistic health and wellness

Module 5: Ethics and Legal Considerations of Health Coaching

As a health coach, you’ll need to protect yourself and your clients. The ethical and legal considerations section of the course addresses:
  • Professional conduct
  • Ethical guidelines
  • Legal recommendations for coaches

Gut Health Nutrition Specialist Certificate Answer

Module 1: Introduction to Gut Health Nutrition

  • What is Gut Health?
  • Why is Gut Health Important?
  • An Introduction to a Functional Approach to Gut Health
  • The Impact of Genetics and Health Behaviors on Gut Health
  • How Does Diet Impact Gut Health?

Module 2: Gastrointestinal Anatomy and Physiology

  • The Digestive System
  • Brain to Stomach
  • Small and Large Intestines
  • Accessory Organs

Module 3: The Human Gut Microbiome

  • Symbiosis
  • Prebiotics and Probiotics from Food and Supplements
  • Dysbiosis

Module 4: Inflammation, Stress, and The Gut-Brain Connection

  • The Enteric Nervous System
  • Immunity and Inflammation
  • Stress

Module 5: The Impact of Nutrition on Gut Health

  • The Impact of Key Nutrients on the Gut
  • The DIGIN Model and the 5 Rs
  • Eating Principles and Healing Dietary Protocols
  • Therapeutic Elimination Diets
  • Restorative Foods for Healing

Module 6: Nutritional Healing Options for Digestive Health Imbalances

Nutritional Strategies for Faulty Digestion with Symptoms in:

  • The Mouth
  • The Esophagus and Stomach
  • The Liver
  • The Pancreas
  • The Gallbladder
  • The Small Intestine
  • The Colon

Module 7: Lifestyle Strategies and Approaches for Optimal Gut Health

  • Wellness as a Lifestyle
  • Eating Principles for Health and Wellness
  • Balancing Life Stress
  • Cleansing and Detoxification

Module 8: Special Topics in Gut Health

  • Food Allergies, Intolerances, and Sensitivities
  • Psychobiotics and Mental Health
  • Athletes and Sports Nutrition
  • Anti-Nutrients
  • Social and Environmental Factors
  • The Gut Health of Children

Coaching for Weight Loss Certificate Answer

Module 1: The Science of Obesity 

You will learn about the issues related to weight, the physiology of obesity, and how weight affects well-being. Topics include: 

  • The obesity epidemic and global trends 
  • The implications of weight on overall health and its relationship to cardiovascular disease, respiratory conditions, cancer, and dementia, among others 
  • An in-depth examination of diabetes and obesity 
  • The physiological mechanisms involved in the development and maintenance of obesity, including factors such as metabolism, hormonal regulation, and adipose tissue function 
  • Body composition, BMI, and waist circumference as tools for assessing health 
  • Adiposity and how it differs from obesity 
  • Metabolism and energy balance 
  • Weight loss after pregnancy 
  • The latest on weight loss medications 
  • Weight loss surgery 
  • The psychosocial aspects of food consumption 
  • Our built environment’s influence on our relationship to food and activity 
  • Health disparities that contribute to weight gain 
  • Healthy weight for children 
  • Eating disorders and disordered eating with a spotlight on orthorexia 
  • The relationship between weight status and mental health and the potential effects on self-esteem, body image, and overall well-being 
  • Weight’s influences on quality of life and the physical and emotional burdens associated with weight-related concerns 

Module 2: Nutrition and Weight Loss 

This module focuses on nutrition’s role in weight loss and how to build sustainable habits. Topics include: 

  • Energy intake and output and its relationship to weight management 
  • Key nutritional concepts, including macronutrients (proteins, lipids, and carbohydrates) and micronutrients (vitamins and minerals) and their roles in supporting weight loss 
  • How a nutrient-rich diet supports healthy bodily function and protects against disease. Foods that contribute to a nutrient-rich diet are also discussed 
  • An evaluation of common dietary approaches for weight loss and health based on evidence related to their effectiveness in weight loss and promoting overall health 
  • The gut microbiome’s role in optimal health and how an unbalanced microbiome can affect weight management and a range of physical and mental health issues 
  • Food allergies, intolerances, and sensitivities 
  • Food restrictions, preferences, and protocols related to health, religion, culture, and geographic region 
  • Common obstacles many people face in maintaining a healthy diet and developing strategies to overcome challenges 
  • The importance of a holistic approach to nutrition, considering not only weight loss but also overall well-being 
  • Cleansing and detoxification practices 
  • The essential need for proper hydration 
  • Exploring clients’ unhealthy beliefs about nutrition and strategies to help clients address these 
  • How to help clients reframe slips and setbacks to view them as learning opportunities 
  • Eating mindfully and coping with cravings 
  • An interview with a chef: Tips for cooking, ingredients, tools and more 
  • The meal planning process, including how to help clients discover their obstacles to eating healthy meals at home 
  • Helping clients expand their food variety to ensure proper nutrition 

Module 3: Exercise, Physical Activity, and Weight Loss 

This module focuses on physical activity and its relation to physical and mental health and weight management. Topics include: 

  • Activity terminology 
  • The benefits of physical activity for weight loss and reducing the risk of chronic disease 
  • Physical activity and resistance training guidelines 
  • How physical activity affects mental health by lowering stress, anxiety, and depression and enhancing mood and overall well-being, among other mental health benefits 
  • An in-depth examination of the relationship between stress and physical activity 
  • Tips for incorporating the benefits of exercise into your coaching practice 
  • Exercise’s importance in weight loss, exploring how movement influences metabolism, energy expenditure, and overall health 
  • Easy ways to add more activity to your day 
  • Barriers to physical activity and regular exercise and how to help clients overcome these 
  • The importance of rest and recovery 
  • Setting goals to track physical activity behavior 

 Module 4: Coaching Strategies with Clients Who Want to Lose Weight 

This module focuses on behavior change strategies you can use to support clients with their weight loss journey. Topics include: 

  • Fundamental coaching skills, including active listening, empathy, and effective feedback tailored specifically for clients with weight loss goals 
  • An examination of behavior change theories, including how to apply them and constructs to guide clients through the weight loss process effectively 
  • Motivational interviewing techniques as they relate specifically to clients seeking weight loss 
  • How to incorporate the “Spirit of MI” to foster an empathetic and nonjudgemental atmosphere where clients feel empowered to discover their own reasons for change 
  • Behavior transformation 
  • Self-efficacy and how to help clients build theirs by exploring their strengths, skills, and accomplishments 
  • An exploration of “Change Talk” and how to identify your clients’ motivation, commitment, and readiness for behavior change 
  • The difference between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation and how coaches can foster intrinsic motivation in their clients 
  • Strategies for effectively addressing common challenges and client resistance during the weight loss journey 
  • The importance of setting behavioral versus outcome goals and how to help clients build sustainable, behavioral goals  
  • SMART goals: What they are and how to use them 
  • Helping clients identify discrepancies between their current behavior and future goals 
  • Fostering cultural sensitivity and adaptability in coaching approaches 

 Module 5: Sustainability and Long-Term Success 

All coaching programs must come to an end, and this module discusses how to equip clients with the tools to continue their progress and set themselves up for a healthier future. Topics include: 

  • Working collaboratively with clients to ensure they can carry forward their successes beyond the coaching relationship 
  • How to prepare clients to work independently on their behavior goals 
  • Ways to help clients create a maintenance plan that will build success 
  • The components of the final coaching session, from co-creating a maintenance plan to celebration 
  • Fostering resilience and coping skills with clients throughout the coaching process 
  • An interview that explores one coach’s successful and sustainable weight loss 
  • The seven dimensions of health and wellness beyond weight 
  • How to help clients see beyond “What Now?” after achieving their goals 

Accreditation & Continuing Education

The Master Level Nutrition Consultant Certification fully meets the American Naturopathic Medical Accreditation Board (ANMAB) accreditation board educational requirements. AFPA graduates are eligible to apply to become a Board Certified Holistic Health Care Practitioner through ANMAB.

AFPA Health, Nutrition, and Fitness

The Master Level Nutrition Consultant Certification is approved by AFPA (American Fitness Professionals & Associates) for a total of 64 AFPA CECs.

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What Our Graduates Have to Say

AFPA instantly gives you credibility and is super well respected in the industry. Clients know that if you have that certification, that they’re getting credible, reliable information. I also chose AFPA because of the course structure. With the courses, you get to make your own schedule and it’s perfect for anyone who may have another job, is going to school, or has a family.”

Brett Bennett, AFPA Master Nutrition Consultant
Harvey Slater_Holistic_Nutritionist_AND_Weight Management Specialist

The price of the certification and the length of time required is really achievable. It was very easy to digest and I like the way the certificatications are modular, so I was able to build on my first certification.”

Harvey Slater, AFPA Holistic Nutritionist, AFPA Weight Management Specialist

The reason I chose AFPA is because of the recognition that they have worldwide, designed by experts in their fields, so I felt very comfortable choosing them. The certification has been very beneficial in my career. I’m now able to attract more clients because of the certification behind my name.”

Doron Willis, AFPA Nutrition Professional
5 Stars

I decided to go into nutrition because of my own personal struggles with food and weight management. I wanted to make changes for myself and my family, but I didn’t know where to start. I also wanted the opportunity to help others on their journey while still being able to stay home with my boys. AFPA checked all the boxes for me by offering a program that was flexible but still provided everything I wanted to learn.

-Daisy V., AFPA Certified Master Level Nutrition Consultant

Customer Reviews

Based on 52 reviews
Amanda S.
Master Level Nutrition Consultant Review

So far the program is great. I reviewed a lot of programs and always came back to AFPA. I wasn’t sure what to expect or the direction I was going, but it’s not overwhelming and it’s very thorough. My materials came quickly and the online format is easy to follow. Learning so much so far and feel like I have a well rounded package to become certified. Can’t wait to see where this goes!

Alyssa R.
It's been an amazing experience

It's been an amazing experience so far. I'm grateful for the indepth but specific coursework without a ton of frills or filler. As a practicioner in Holistic and Integrative Medicine and Nutrition for almost 20 years, this is bar none some of the best quality instruction out there. Maria has been great with feedback and encouragement as well. Great place to gain additional or advanced coursework knowledge and direction in these varied disciplines. Which only seem to be growing! Keep doing what you do, AFPA.

Rachel M.
Best decision ever made!!

I love this program! I continue to learn so much about nutrition, health and wellness and how to work with future clients. Every module/lesson is a real eye opener and keeps me motivated to keep going with my own healthily decisions as well as sharing with others all I have learned. The content in the nutrition course is spot on!

Rachel, hey! We agree the Master Level Nutrition Consultant Certification is one of the best decisions ever here at AFPA! So glad you made it!

Heidi S.
Growth and Encouragement!

I am beyond pleased with the programs provided by AFPA. I set out to educate myself in the world of nutrition, and I have felt like I'm getting top notch training in the content they teach. Not only are the classes amazing, but they also provide additional information along the way that relates to my new career path. They offer guidance and encouragement towards my goals!

Heidi, hello and we are SO happy to hear of how inspired you feel in your Master Level Nutrition Consultant Certification!!


What are the enrollment requirements for the Master Level Nutrition Consultant Certification bundle? Answer

To enroll in the Master Level Nutrition Consultant Certification bundle, you must be at least 18 years of age and have a solid understanding of the English language.

How long will I have to complete the courses in this bundle? Answer

You are given 6 months to complete each of the 4 individual courses within the program, and a total of 2 years to complete your Master Level Nutrition Consultant Certification.

Many students complete their studies much faster due to the self-study nature of each course.

How soon can I begin this bundled program? Answer

We have open enrollment, so you may enroll whenever you are ready. Shortly after completing your purchase, we will grant you access to the learning portal where you can begin your course right away.

What happens once I enroll in this bundled program? Answer

Shortly after you place your order, you will receive access to our online learning platform. This user-friendly platform serves as your hub for accessing all course materials, lecture videos, downloadable resources, and assessments.

Are textbooks included in my Master Level Nutrition Consultant Certification program? Answer

Each of the courses in this bundled program is 100% online with no textbooks required.

What additional materials will I need? Answer

Your enrollment fee includes all of your course materials, assessments, online access, student support, and online certification testing. There are no added fees.

Are payment plans available? Answer

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How do I become a board-certified nutritionist? Answer

Board Certification is a voluntary process that adds a national level of recognition and shows that a standard of competency as a natural health care provider has been achieved. Graduates of American Naturopathic Medical Accreditation Board Accredited Schools are eligible to apply for Board Certification with the American Naturopathic Medical Certification Board.

The American Naturopathic Medical Certification Board

The American Naturopathic Medical Certification Board (ANMCB) invites you to become Board Certified. ANMCB is a non-profit worldwide organization registered in Washington, DC, that administers certification for natural health care professionals. The mission of the American Naturopathic Medical Certification Board has been, first and foremost, protection of the health and welfare of the public.

ANMCB Certification has proven through the setting of standards over the years, to be the most beneficial tool for recognizing competencies in the Natural Health Care profession. The ANMCB successfully set levels of achievement in the natural health care profession. You will be granted a Board Certification title that reflects your education degree. Those who have attained the ANMCB certification have the personal satisfaction of knowing they have reached a recognized and accepted national level of competency. These benefits include recognition by businesses, professional associates, peers, and the public. For more information ANMCB, visit

Can I speak with an Enrollment Specialist before signing up? Answer

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