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You'll discover simple and affordable, evidence-based holistic approaches that can help your patients achieve optimal health while preventing and addressing common health problems. Become the go-to resource for nutrition as a Certified Functional Nutrition Informed Professional (CFNIP) and help your patients to heal faster and feel better.

That's not all... this course meets the educational requirements to become a Certified Functional Nutrition Informed Professional (CFNIP). Professional and clinical experience standards apply; you must upgrade in order to earn the certificates of completion necessary to document that educational requirements have been met.

This training has helped thousands of healthcare professionals advance their practices with nutrition-based treatments.

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Food as Medicine Certification
Clinical Applications for Healthcare Professionals
Valued at $859.97
Get FREE 30-day access to this comprehensive training course.
More than just the physiology of nutrition… learn how to apply
these concepts in your clinical practice!

Principles to Maximize Your Patient’s Nutrition
  • Macros and micros
    • What’s the skinny on fats?
    • To carb or not to carb?
  • Causes of oxidative stress & inflammation
  • Organics - when & why

Metabolism and Weight
  • Physical activity recommendations
  • BMI is outdated…or is it?
  • Implications for appetite: ghrelin and leptin
  • Bariatric surgery
  • Pregnancy/breastfeeding
  • Cancer patients
  • Athletes

Diet Wars – There is no “one size fits all” in nutrition!
  • Mediterranean – the gold standard
  • Keto
  • Intermittent fasting & time restricted eating
  • Low carb
  • High Protein
  • Vegan + different types of vegetarian diets
  • Elimination diets
  • And more!

When Hormones Come into the Picture
  • Cortisol
  • Insulin
  • Thyroid
  • Estrogen and progesterone
  • Testosterone
  • Perimenopause, menopause & andropause
  • When to refer for testing
Gut Check: Impacts on Overall Gut Health
  • Digestion and absorption
  • Intestinal barrier – its function and what happens when it becomes leaky
  • Microbiome – the power of bacteria
  • How the gut impacts hormones, skin, immunity, and mood
  • 5R protocol – how to heal the gut

Strategies for Working with Special Populations
  • Diabetes & insulin resistance
  • Hypertension
  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Anxiety & Depression
  • Insomnia & Fatigue
  • Autoimmunity
  • Osteoarthritis

Optimize Sleep, Stress Management and Circadian Rhythms
  • Patient Assessment
  • Sleep hygiene, habits & quality
  • Stress levels and intentional practice
  • Current alignment to circadian rhythms
  • Lifestyle programs & mindfulness training
  • Customized & systemized approach for circadian alignment
Cindi Lockhart

Cindi Lockhart, RDN, LD, IFNCP, is board-certified as an integrative and functional nutrition practitioner with over 27 years in professional practice. She has trained nutrition, fitness, and medical practitioners throughout most of her career, yet maintains a personal practice with clients/patients as she believes that the only way she can effectively educate and inspire other practitioners is through her own practical experience with clients. In addition to educating on how Food is Medicine, Cindi also specializes in coaching clients and practitioners on the importance of managing stress, optimizing sleep, proper exercise and movement, and reducing exposure to environmental toxins. Cindi has extensive expertise in women’s health issues including hormonal imbalances, infertility, thyroid dysfunction, autoimmunity and gut health.

Click here for information about Cindi Lockhart.
Vanessa Ruiz

Vanessa Ruiz, ND, RN-BSN, is a naturopathic physician and registered nurse. After experiencing health issues stemming from a burnout as a nurse, she began studying integrative ways to help herself heal. Her interest in integrative health led her to becoming a naturopathic physician with a focus on mental health, trauma and complex PTSD. She earned her Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine at Southwest College in Tempe, Arizona.

She has been featured in the "A Created Life: A Journey to Empowerment" documentary and "Shoutout Arizona" for her ground-breaking work in mental health. She is a public speaker on the topic of functional medicine and mental health, teaching behavioral health professionals nationally and internationally. In addition to her clinical practice, she is the founder of Nurses for Natural health, an organization dedicated to empowering and educating Nurses about natural health and burnout recovery.

Click here for information about Vanessa Ruiz.
Food as Medicine Certification
Clinical Applications for Healthcare Professionals
Valued at $859.97
Get FREE 30-day access to this comprehensive training course.
Nutrition is a critical component of the healing process for every patient you treat. Not only will you learn the most current science and evidence-based tools, but also simple lifestyle hacks that lead to lasting behavior change!
If you want:
  • A clear, simple guide to functional nutrition and how to use it in your practice...
  • Greater clinical confidence, so you can finally answer patients’ questions about nutrition...
  • Simple, affordable tools from functional nutrition that you can use right away to improve patients’ health...
Then this course is for you!

For the first time ever, you’ll get FREE 30-day access to this bestselling course. The Food as Medicine program is filled with actionable techniques that you can use immediately. You’ll get practical solutions for all the common questions that your patients are already asking.

In the Food as Medicine program, you’ll unlock functional nutrition strategies for ALL healthcare professionals who are looking to holistically maximize their patient outcomes. You’ll discover essential clinical insights you can use right away, including a simple 5R protocol to heal the gut, and the 3 “must haves” to optimize your limited time with patients.

When you sign up now, you’ll get FREE 30-day access to this self-paced program. Get a first-class nutrition education at your own pace, from the comfort of your home or office – without spending thousands of dollars to go back to school. What are you waiting for? Register today!
Advance your practice in 3 simple steps
Watch your email for your order confirmation and get instant access to all course materials. You'll have full access to all course videos and materials online -- for FREE for 30 days!
Complete the online program. Watch the self-paced videos and review the course materials at your own pace. After 30 days, your free access will expire.
Optional upgrade: If you wish to earn certification PLUS up to 21 self-study CE hours, after you register you can upgrade to the full version of this course for only $99.99 – unbelievable savings!

Become a Certified Functional Nutrition Informed Professional (CFNIP) through Evergreen Certifications. Certification lets colleagues, employers, and clients know that you've invested the extra time and effort necessary to understand the complexities of nutrition. Professional standards apply. For full details, visit:
Proven methods that get results.

The world tends to make nutrition seem overly complicated, but it doesn’t have to be! You'll end this comprehensive training course fully prepared with the latest scientific insight about how nutrition can be used to improve your clinical outcomes.

Food as Medicine Certification
Clinical Applications for Healthcare Professionals
Valued at $859.97
Get FREE 30-day access to this comprehensive training course.

NOTE: No additional discounts or coupons may be applied to this course.
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