Orthomolecular Nutrition

A comprehensive nutritional program, which embraces the philosophy of ‘Food as Medicine’. These degree programs are thoroughly comprehensive, teaching a full scope of elements required for practice as a nutritional consultant or practitioner. Courses include evidence-based food science, anatomy, physiology, healthy weight management, toxicology, immune function, exito-toxicology, and setting up a practice.

 

For each degree program, various curriculum are provided to adhere to accreditation requirements, which includes 1) Lectures, 2) Question and Answers, 3) Case Studies, 4) Book reports and reviews 5) Client Clinical Studies, 6) Final Exam Essays. 

 

These programs are of a 'hybrid format', providing the advantages of on-line classes, self-paced timelines, and on-site clinical study programs. The tuition for each course is $200-$250 (depending on the number of credit hours), plus the cost of books. This amount is determined by the customization of your individual programming. There is the flexibility of which, each course can be either be taken individually or as a degree program. The average tuition is approximately $1,200 per year of study, depending on your own pace. Customized degrees programs are available on request, to accommodate special interests of practice.

  • Certification in Nutritional Self-Management (1-year program)

  • Associate Degree Nutritional Coach  (2-year Program)

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Orthomolecular Medicine (4-Year Practitioner Program)

  • Master of Science Degree, specializing in Orthomolecular Nutrition (2-Year Program; Bachelor Degree required)

 

SUBJECT COURSES INCLUDE: (Sample)

 

  • ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY

  • ORTHO-MOLECTULAR NUTRITION

  • PEDIATRIC NUTRITION

  • GERIATRIC NUTRITION 

  • MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY

  • ALTERNATIVE HEALING METHODS

  • COMMON AILMENTS PREVENTION AND TREATMENT

  • HEALTHY WEIGHT MANAGEMENT

  • TOXICOLOGY AND DETOXIFICATION

  • EXCITOTOXINS

  • SETTING UP YOUR PRIVATE PRACTICE

  • BUSINESS PROCEDURES JURISPRUDENCE

  • CLINICAL STUDY / INTERNSHIP

  • CASE STUDY

An Expansion of Vitae Pondera Institute of Integrative Health and Vitae Pondera, LLC

123 N. Line St. Mineola, Texas 75773

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