Home Study course

Home Study Course 

A non-academic course, the Home Study Course is ideal for:

  • anyone interested in healthy eating for themselves or their family
  • anyone wishing to acquire sufficient knowledge to plan a personal nutrition programme
  • complementary therapists interested in enhancing their practice with sound nutritional advice 




The course is presented in a form and language suitable for learners with no prior qualifications in nutritional therapy. It is designed to be relevant to a broad range of prospective students, ranging from those with a non-academic and non-professional interest in nutrition and wellbeing, to health practitioners who wish to increase their understanding of optimum nutrition.




Suitable for anyone, this course is a perfect way to ease your way into the concepts of nutriton and will enable you: 

  • to recognise and support common ailments and conditions through diet, such as joint, cardiovascular, digestive and respiratory issues
  • to recognise and manage food allergies and intolerances
  • understand how food is turned into energy and how to improve your energy and concentration
  • understand how to strengthen your immune system
  • use optimum nutrition throughout the key stages of life; preparation for and during pregnancy, infancy, childhood and old age



If you have further questions, please give us a call at 020 8614 7800 or email us at studentsupport@ion.ac.uk


The Institute for Optimum Nutrition is an independent educational charity.
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