Holistic Nutrition & Health Coach Certification


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Holistic Nutrition & Health Coach Program 

If you are looking for an in-depth Online Holistic Nutrition & Health Coach Program that dives deep into the profound relationship between lifestyle, nutrition, and overall health focusing on the MIND/BODY/SPIRIT approach to health; you are in the right place!

  • You will graduate with a wealth of knowledge, confidence, coaching skills, forms, handouts, and business knowledge to begin working with clients right away.
  • Our focus is on teaching you how to effectively assess the unique needs of each client from a functional health perspective so that you can create a lifestyle and dietary plan specific to their physiological requirements, preexisting conditions, potential sensitivities, health history, level of readiness, and overall constitution.

This is one of the Most Comprehensive programs you will find covering not only health coaching but also critical holistic nutrition principles to ensure you can serve your clients with confidence from a well-rounded place of expertise.

  • Upon graduation, you will be a Certified Nutrition & Health Coach (CNHC) and eligible to join the Health Coach Alliance (HCA) where you will qualify for both of their highly recognized Registered Health & Nutrition Counsellor (RHNC) and Registered Health Coach (RHC). These reserved titles can only be acquired through acceptance into HCA after the completion of an accredited program.  You will also be able to obtain liability insurance and professional membership.
  • As a graduate of this program, you can continue your education in our advanced online Tier 2 Holistic Nutritionist diploma program and/or via advanced continuing education courses allowing you to specialize in a niche area, which is highly recommended.

To heal a part, you must also acknowledge the whole while being mindful of the delicate balance between all body systems.  By the end of this program, you will fully understand how to find this balance, which is truly life-changing.  We have been educating students for over a decade; you will be in good company with thousands of talented, like-minded students from all over the world.

What Makes This Program Unique?

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  • Perfectly Balanced

    In this program, you will dive deep into the profound relationship between lifestyle, nutrition, mindset and overall health focusing on a mind/body/spirit approach to health.   It is one thing to have nutrition knowledge, the other element is knowing how to use it to help your client.   Getting them to implement your recommendations is half the battle making it important for you to know how to inspire lasting change.

  • Expert in the Making

    Our #1 priority is to help you transition with ease into a rewarding, and successful career armed with the confidence in your education to work not only with clients but also with medical professionals and peers. This is why you receive in-depth nutrition training, coaching skills, meal planning, holistic meal preparation, AND business training all in one program.  We also offer a selection of graduate courses allowing you to specialize in a niche area and become a go-to expert.

  • Business Training

    Trying to figure out ‘what to do next’ when you finish your education is where most new grads get lost  That won’t happen to you here.  The Holistic Nutrition & Health Coach Online Program also comes complete with a Nutrition Business Blueprint to make setting up your business a breeze.  You will graduate with a wealth of knowledge, confidence, skills, made-for-you nutrition programs, and business knowledge to begin working with clients right away.

  • Alumni Community

    Once you are a student, you’re a lifer!  Meaning…you won’t be left to fend for yourself.  Our staff and community are here to support you not only during the program but as a graduate.  Upon completion of your program, you will receive a log-in to our alumni members only site giving you access to other practitioners, business resources and industry information.   You will also be added to our practitioner directory and will have the opportunity to contribute to our community blog to further raise your profile. 

There are 4 Core Academic Terms

The Certified Holistic Nutrition Coach Diploma (CHNC) Comprehensive Program is comprised of 4 core online academic terms, each covering a variety of critical topics:

Term 1:  Integrative Health Fundamentals  

Term 2:  Principles of Holistic Health

Term 3:  Nutrition Sciences

Term 4:  Meal Planning & Coaching Skills

+ Nutrition Business Blueprint to help you SUCCEED!

Knowing how to maximize revenue while doing what you love is a necessary part of the puzzle that is left out of most nutrition certification programs.  Graduates of the Comprehensive and Specialization packages receive access to our Nutrition Business Blueprint which will help you navigate starting a nutrition coaching business and how to turn your nutrition education into a successful career.   Learn more…


A career you will love

The World Needs More People Like You:

Nutrition and Health Coaching is one of the fastest-growing professions, falling within a thriving TRILLION dollar health and wellness industry!  Why?

  • Obesity rates are at epidemic levels, as are diabetes, chronic fatigue, heart disease, chronic inflammation, and hormone imbalances. The main causes? Food & Lifestyle.
  • More people than not are feeling run down, anxious, sick, depressed, unmotivated and confused about all of the conflicting information.
  • 1 out of every 2 people in North America will be diagnosed with a diet-related disease
  • Based on current trends – 1 in 3 North Americans will develop diabetes during their lifetime

These are preventable and treatable conditions.  There has never been another time in history where health & nutrition coaches have been so desperately needed.

This is where YOU come in.

Student Life

Carla – Vancouver “I absolutely LOVED the Holistic Nutrition & Health Coach course! I am a busy mom with a full time job, 3 daughters and I teach fitness classes and this course was achievable for me as I was able to set my own pace (within reason), and it didn’t require any time away from my kids. I received...

Student Testimonials

Course Details

You can enroll in the entire online nutrition coach certification program at once via one of our program packages (you save money this way and get extra value), or enrol and work through one nutrition course at a time.  Students receive a CERTIFICATE after successful completion of each of the four individual academic terms that make up the program, and a DIPLOMA in Holistic Nutrition Coaching after the entire program is completed.

The NutraPhoria School of Holistic Nutrition also offers an Advanced Program and individual online holistic nutrition courses for CEC credit and certification.  Our graduates will have priority enrollment in our popular CEC and nutrition certification courses including Pre/Post Natal Nutrition, Childhood Nutrition, Sports Nutrition, and Plant-Based Nutrition.  These courses allow our Nutrition Coach grads to become experts specializing in niche areas.  We have amazing program packages designed to save you money which includes the core certification course sections, business training, and professional development.

We have an incredible academic support team ready to help when needed, and you also have access to mentoring prior to graduation should you need it.   It won’t end there for you however, our support extends past graduation providing you access to our alumni members-only area loaded with resources, a listing in our international directory, the ability to contribute to our community blog, and more.   All of which is to help you be the best practitioner you can be.

Most of our students work full-time in addition to carving out time for their studies.  Our programs were designed to accommodate busy schedules.  Quality education from the comfort of your own home, on your own schedule, at your own pace.

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  • All of our programs and courses are delivered 100% online making it available to anyone, anywhere in the world with complete flexibility to learn on your own schedule. We use varying styles of training from PDFs, interactive PowerPoints, and downloadable resources to video and audio.  Our goal is to make it super easy, user friendly, and interesting.   You can also connect with classmates in the program via our online forums and chat rooms.  

  • You have 12 months to complete the program but may complete sooner if you have more time to devote to your studies.  The program was designed with working professionals in mind to ensure ample time was available for completion.   The average completion time falls between 9-12 months. 

    It is a fantastic program that you will love! Feedback in the first few days after enrollment is is consistently “wow, this is awesome, I can’t put the book down” and (love this one) “it has already created healthy change for my own family”. YES! That is what it is all about!

  • Lifetime access to learning materials (a combination of PDF files, videos, interactive power points), tests, exams, resources sheets, access to the student forum, live student chat rooms, and resources.  You will also have access to done-for-you meal plans, intake forms, shopping lists, recipe books and of course student support.

    2 books are required for this program.  The first book is not required until roughly 2 months into the program and the second book at roughly the 6-month mark. They are available as e-books, paper copies, or may be found in your local library.  Links will be available in your student account.

  • Explore the program / course specific frequently asked questions.

    What will my designation state & what credentials will I have?

    Upon completion of the tier 1 Holistic Nutrition Coach Certification, you will be a "Certified Holistic Nutrition and Health Coach". You will also eligible for the "Registered Holistic Nutrition Counselor" (RHNC™) designation through the Health Coach Alliance and Registered Nutritional Counsellor through the Canadian Examining Board.

    Upon completion of Tier 2 - the Advanced Program, you will be entitled to the "Certified Holistic Nutritionist " designation through our school, and the RHNP™ designation through the Canadian Association for Integrative Nutrition. Our American and Canadian students can join the NANP upon graduation and qualify to sit for the board exam to become Board Certified in Holistic Nutrition.

    What is included in the tuition fees?

    Tuition includes most of the study materials for the program including downloadable study materials, videos, audio downloads. It also includes exams, done-for-you nutrition programs for clients, a student support team, a complete business blueprint and more to make transitioning into a meaningful career as easy as possible.

    Students are only required to purchase two textbooks; one for the Nutrition Sciences course, and one for the Principals of Holistic Health and Nutritional Medicine - everything else is included.

    The first textbook will be required roughly 2-3 months into the program with a cost in the $30 range, and the second textbook roughly 6 months into the program with a cost in the $80 range so students do not have to worry about acquiring the books right away. We have provided links within the student portal for easy ordering through Amazon for paper copies and links to the publisher for e-book copies. Students can also check with their local library as it may be possible to borrow the books for the duration of the course.

    For the Advanced Program (tier 2), Anatomy & Physiology requires one extra book; Mind/Body Nutrition and Symptomatology/Pathology requires two additional books.

    Is there tax on top of tuition?

    Recognized schools in Canada have the option of applying for GST exemption which is passed on to the students upon registering. We have taken the time to do so for you, and therefore there is NO tax added to the program or course cost.

    Is the program recognized outside of Canada?

    Yes, Nutrition Coaches can work in Canada, the US and all over the world!

    We have had students from 28 different countries and counting! Keep in mind as well that you are not limited to your local area when it comes to working with clients - you can work with people all over the globe via the amazing technology available like skype, webinars, online programs and so much more!

    How long has this program been offered?

    It has been an incredible 10 year run with thousands of amazing graduates and we are so looking forward to the next decade!

Program At a Glance: 

It is the perfect mix of Health Coach training and comprehensive Nutrition Coach training making this a unique and popular certification to teach you all of the key elements encompassing the Mind, Body, and Spirit.

  • The program packages are comprised of core sections covering a variety of topics:  Fundamentals of Holistic Health & Nutritional Medicine, Nutrition Science, and Meal Planning & Coaching Skills.  Learning is delivered in a mixed-format comprised of textbooks, online lessons, audio downloads, PowerPoint presentations, and interactive online animations.  Each course is structured a bit differently to balance out the required learning in an efficient manner.
  • It has a strong holistic component mixed with sound science and backed by research. This program is so in-depth that you will never feel lost in conversation with peers, medical professionals, or clients. You will have the training you need to confidently build your business as an EXPERT.
  • This Nutrition Coach Certification focuses not only on the critical nutrition element but also on the psychology behind the food issues people have, how to influence lasting change, and incorporate new lifelong habits. That is the “coaching” part of the program – knowing how to help your clients embrace change and a new healthy life.
  • In both the Specialization Package and Comprehensive Package (read more about the packages in the sections below), you will also have access to our Nutrition Business Blueprint to help ensure you have the best chance at success.  This course was designed to help you navigate starting a nutrition coaching business and how to turn your nutrition education into a successful career by providing you with the knowledge and secrets to help your clients and earn money – even while you sleep!
  • We have also included a section on Holistic Meal Prep, which takes the guesswork out of stocking the kitchen and preparing food that is rich in nutrients, flavour and above all else…fun!
  • All testing is done online within the online learning portal.  You can expect one lesson test after each lesson and a final exam after each section.  To wrap up the program, you will be required to complete a series of case studies giving you the chance to apply what you have learned with support and feedback to ensure you are on the right track.
  • The NutraPhoria School of Holistic Nutrition is the only one of it’s kind to offer a Holistic Nutrition & Health Coach dual Certification.

BOTTOM LINE:  Students will graduate from the NutraPhoria School of Holistic Nutrition with a wealth of knowledge, confidence, skills, made-for-you nutrition programs, and business knowledge to begin working with clients right away.  Our objective is to have top-notch graduates and industry leaders.   You can find more information on the benefits of attending our school HERE.


We are seeing a drastic shift from conventional medicine into holistic health, prevention, and mind/body/spirit healing.

People are desperately seeking alternative solutions to get well and are growing tired of the conventional band-aid approach.  They are finally starting to recognize that there are other solutions to simply treating the symptom.   Better solutions.

They are starting to realize that despite what we have been lead to believe in the conventional medical system, it is not a model that truly creates health.  Integrative and holistic health practitioners are the link between the conventional system and alternative medicine.  The link between what people want and what they need.   The link that makes life easier, better, and more enjoyable.

YOU are how they get there.  Enroll in Holistic Nutrition Coach program and become part of the change.

Student Life

Are You Ready to Get Paid to Do What You Love?

You deserve to have the flexibility to live your life on your terms.   We all desire and require a healthy balance between work and family.   A life and career that brings joy, satisfaction and pride.  Our wish for you is that you listen to that little voice tugging at you to take a leap of faith and fearlessly follow your dream.  We will be with you every step of the way lending support, encouragement, and cheering you on!

Our students come from a wide range of backgrounds from countries all over the world. Some are looking for a career change into an incredibly rewarding industry, and others are adding nutrition on to a complimentary profession such as Fitness Professionals, Chiropractors, Massage Therapists, Therapists, Addictions Counselors, Life Coaches, Sports Coaches, Nurses, Physicians, Yoga Instructors and more.

This in-depth coaching program educates you to change and improve the nutrition and lifestyle habits of any client with any goal. Join the success of the thousands of Nutrition & Health Coaches making a difference. It is about time You got paid to do what you LOVE!


If you have more questions, we have tons of answers to help you be sure this is right for you!  Check out our FAQ page for answers to the most commonly asked questions.



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Customize your educational experience!

You have the following options to choose from depending on how in-depth you want your training to go, and how you plan on using what you learn.

* To enrol in one of our programs with a specialization option, please visit the individual courses page.  Options include Childhood Nutrition, Aromatherapy, Sports Nutrition and Plant-Based Diets.

  • Tier 1 Holistic Nutrition & Health Coach Diploma

    The Tier 1 Tuition Package Includes the four core academic terms plus the Business Blueprint:

    • Term 1: Fundamentals of Integrative Nutrition
    • Term 2: Principals of Holistic Health & Nutritional Medicine
    • Term 3: Nutrition Sciences
    • Term 4: Transformative Coaching and Meal Planning Essentials
    • BONUS: Business Blueprint




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  • Tier 1 + Tier 2 Holistic Nutritionist Tuition Package

    The Tier 1 & 2 Tuition Package includes a total of seven core academic terms split between two programs:

    • Tier 1 Holistic Nutrition Coach diploma program (including Business Blueprint)
    • Tier 2 Holistic Nutritionist Diploma (prerequisite is the completion of tier 1 or an equivalent Health Coach program)

    Tier 2 Terms:

    • Anatomy & Physiology
    • Nutritional Symptomatology & Pathophysiology
    • Mind-Body Nutrition

    (If you are not ready to enrol in tier 2 at this time, you can enrol in it as a separate program for $1404)


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Our program options were designed to give you flexibility, and choice.    The most popular is the Specialization Package.


This option includes the core Holistic Nutrition & Health Coach Certification, Holistic Meal Prep 101, plus the Nutrition Business Blueprint. The skill building in the coaching course and the deep dive personal development exercises in the Blueprint included in this package are truly transformational for both you and your clients.

This is the best route if you already know you want to specialize in and have interest in a specific area.  Just like the Comprehensive Package, you get your core Holistic Nutrition & Health Coach Certification, Holistic Meal Prep 101, the Business Blueprint, plus one elective/CEC/specialization certificate course of your choice.   You don’t have to decide right away which specialization course you want to take, you are welcome to wait until you graduate as you may change your mind along the way as you are learning.

* With packages, you are saving hundreds of dollars vs adding on sections later (sections that 99% of our students end up taking), so we have also provided convenient payment plans to help make your dream a reality.

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