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ARE YOU PASSIONATE ABOUT NUTRITION, A HEALTH NUT OR PERHAPS ON A JOURNEY TO RESOLVE YOUR ILLNESS?

 

WHAT NUTRITION COURSE IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

ARE YOU STARTING OUT, OR ARE YOU QUITE KNOWLEDGEABLE?

Set aside TWO minutes to take the quiz and find out your options, and what AMAZING CAREER paths could follow.

Audio

Cyndi O’Meara and Jo O’Reilly

Cyndi O’Meara chats with past Graduate Jo O’Reilly about how the knowledge and research skills from completing The Functional Nutrition Course has helped her overcome her health issues.

Cyndi O’Meara and Robyn Wight

Cyndi O’Meara chats to past graduate Robyn Wight about all things business. Robyn also opens up how she struggled at the beginning of the course with learning and studying again after so many years and being an older student. She gives some great ways of how she overcame this and her fears, finished the course and then went onto to complete the Microbiome course.

Cyndi O’Meara and Eleni Kanidiadis

Cyndi O’Meara chats to one of our youngest Graduates Eleni Kanidiadis. Eleni has an amazing segment on 7Two Vasili Garden show called Healthy Habits with Eleni.

Videos

Candice Bauer

Candice Bauer

Rebecca Warke – Omaha Kids

Rebecca Warke – Omaha Kids

Melissa Kovacevic

Melissa Kovacevic

Lucia Rivas-Herry

Lucia Rivas-Herry

Monique Hastie

Monique Hastie

Article

Marnie Perkinson
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We often hear from people who ask us what the difference is between the Functional Nutrition Academy Courses and a degree based Dietician course. Below is an account from a ‘recovering dietician’ who chose to study Functional Nutrition after she completed her degree…. over to you Marnie. “When I finished my Dietetics post grad 23 years ago, […]

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Melissa Kovacevic
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Functional Health Canberra’s Game Changing Approach By Melissa Kovacevic As the Founder of Functional Health Canberra, I am an accredited Functional Nutrition Consultant and a Clinical EFT Practitioner (Emotional Freedom Techniques). EFT is a powerful stress management tool sometimes referred to as “tapping” or emotional acupuncture without needles. My mission is to educate and inspire […]

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Lucia
Where to start with the gut?

Gut health is the new buzz in all avenues of health these days and has come a long way to just being part of the natural therapies and complementary medicine practitioners scope. For me, it has been a long journey and one that has led me to complete formal studies in nutrition and nutritional medicine. […]

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Candice Bauer
Food as medicine

You could say I have always been health conscious however, in the past 5 years or so, my definition of healthy has changed considerably. I grew up in a family of 9 eating quite ‘traditionally’; cereal and milk for breakfast, sandwiches for lunch and ‘meat with 3 veg’ for dinner. If we were lucky, on […]

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Jo O’Reilly
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Currently I have content on YouTube channel, Instagram, Website, Facebook. I am wife, mother, qualified chef, health coach and during my lifetime have dealt with a variety of health issues with myself and family. Things like heart disease, my husband had a cerebral aneurysm at 31. I have two daughters one at 28 has a […]

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Reviews

Kylie Blackman

This course is worth doing for your own health and your family’s health. You will learn what to put in and on your body and find out how your environment can affect your health. It will help you become a critical thinker and change your life for the better. Even if you haven’t studied for […]

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Carly Astley

Cyndi’s philosophy around food and nutrition is what attracted me to do this course. She has such a wealth of knowledge but is still very strong and committed to being non-biased and trying to get you to think for yourself and be a critical thinker, which I love.

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Jacinta Rose

This course has been an absolute game changer for myself and my family. It has given me so much more understanding on the mechanisms surrounding health and well-being on a holistic level. Not only does it focus on nutrition, but also environmental aspects which may be affecting a person’s health. I would strongly recommend this […]

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Stacey Hardy

Studying with The Nutrition academy has changed my life. This course has opened up my eyes and taught me to think critically and creatively in all aspects of life. My health both physically and mentally has improved with each and every module. It has sparked a passion inside of me to continue studying and learning […]

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Debbie Leigh

I decided to jump into this course after having bowel cancer and not knowing what diet and lifestyle was going to help me so it never returns. We are bombarded with information these days, its hard to know what is right for you. This course has shown me how to research and critically think for […]

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Maree Fracchia

Thank you to Cyndi and the team at the Nutrition Academy. The Fundamentals of Nutrition and Applied Functional Nutrition Courses provide an extensive base of knowledge based on the vitalistic approach to health and the foundations of a historic perspective. It provided me a solid foundation, encouraged critical thinking, research and reflection and has provided […]

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Melissa Roberts

The Functional and Applied Nutrition Course has been an amazing course. There has been a certain amount of flexibility to writing assignments within guidelines so your learning can be tailored to your own personal journey and growth in the world of nutrition. Assignments are just not essays, they can be creative pieces of work such […]

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Craig McDonnell

A great course, with relevant information. It covers a wide variety of topics, easy to follow modules and great exercises that really encourage you to think and evaluate. i would recommend this course to anyone who wants to learn more, improve their well being or add another skill set to their repertoire.

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Charmian

This course is perfect for anyone wanting to learn about nutrition or improve their health and the health of the people around them. After completing this course, you really do understand what the terms “you are what you eat” and “food is medicine” really mean.

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