Nutritional Medicine Professional Diploma
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Why is it needed?
Practitioners trained in other fields of alternative and complementary medicine often do what they can in nutrition also. However, they usually lack the necessary expertise and may be unaware how essential this expertise is. Any programme of nutritional supplements and diet needs to be matched exactly to individual needs by a trained practitioner.
The great need for well trained practitioners is evidenced, not only by the prevalence of well established diseases such as arthritis, atheroma, asthma, hypertension, but also by the appearance of quite new disease forms such as candidiasis, leaky gut syndrome and myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). We can also add to these complaints the growing incidence of child hyperactivity, obesity, malnutrition and allergies and the increasing cancer incidence. Some of the above health problems have taken on epidemic proportions within the last 50 years and many are not much helped by the commonly available forms of medicine. Several of these have yet to be recognised by the medical profession as real complaints and sufferers have had enough of being told it is all in the mind. Many students come to Nutritional Medicine after experiencing these problems and seek to help others with similar difficulties. The Course covers these complaints and their treatment very fully and provides a firm basis for successful practice that should be applicable anywhere in the world.
Please contact the College if you would like further information on this course