Nutritional Therapy

Level: Practitioner QLS level 3

By successfully completing this course, you will:

  • Gain skills and knowledge to practice Nutritional Therapy – graduates of this course can also obtain professional liability insurance
  • Receive the Certificate of Achievement at QLS Level 3*
  • Become a Registered BSY Nutritional Therapy Practitioner
  • Be awarded the professional BSY Diploma
  • Be eligible to become a member of AHCP (Association of Complementary Practitioners)

You can study this course from the comfort of your own home; in your own time and at your own pace; with helpful support and encouragement from our friendly tutors.

Course overview

Diet has the distinction of being the only major determinant of health that is completely under your control. This course aims to educate you as to the healing and life enhancing properties of natural foods and to the intelligent use of food supplements. Nutritional therapy is both preventative and curative once its principles have been adapted and applied to an individual’s lifestyle. It is recommended that this course is used in conjunction with the BSY Nutrition course or Nutrition and Weight Consultancy course.


  • Lesson One
    • Naturopathy
      • Background
      • The Importance of Quality Nutrition
      • The Digestive Process
      • Epidemiology
  • Lesson Two
    • Diets for Health
      • The Hypoallergenic Diet
      • Cleansing Diets
      • Rotation Diets
      • Macrobiotic Diets
      • The Hay System Food Combining Diet
      • Vegetarianism
      • Fasting and Mono-Diets
      • Low Carbohydrate Diet
      • The Maintenance Diet
      • Maintaining the Acid-Alkaline Balance
  • Lesson Three
    • Advanced Dietics
      • Metabolic Food Typing
      • Blood Groups and Diet
      • Climate and Nutrition
    • The Universal Dieting Obsession
  • Lesson Four
    • Slowing the Ageing Process
      • Ageing
      • Antioxidant Nutrients
      • Free Radicals
      • Supplements
      •  Super Nutrition for Super Energy
  • Lesson Five
    • Toxic Overload
      • Detoxification
      • The Fasting Process
      • The Juice Fast
      • The Liver – a Vital Organ in the Detoxification Process
  • Lesson Six
    • The Immune System
      • Immune System Protection
      • Repairing the Immune System
      • Dietary Supplements
      • Food Allergy – the Immune System Connection
  • Lesson Seven
    • Food: the Mood Elevator
      • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
      • Protein – the Energy Nutrient
      • Sea Food for the Brain
      • Everyone should be a Fruit and Nut Case!
      • Fat is Out
      • Breast is Best
      • Alcohol – Liquid Brain Blaster!
      • Chilli Pepper Euphoria!
      • Food Cures for Stress and Anxiety
      • Onions – No More Tears!
      • Cholesterol – the Double-Edged Sword
      • Fatigue – the Nutrition Connection
      • Mineral Deficiency and Insomnia
  • Lesson Eight
    • The Naturopathic Approach
      • Natural Balance
      • Let the Sun Shine into your Life!
      • Exercise
      • The Organs of Elimination
      • A Balanced Diet
      • Sprouted Foods
      • General Dietary Guidelines and Suggestions
      • The Consultation

Practical training

No practical training is required to complete this course.

*Registration fee included.