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Food and our Genome

Duration: 2 weeks
Cost: £157

Understand the relationship between food and genetics and learn how to apply your learning to help patients.

Discover the relationship between food and genetics

How does our genome affect our health? Should patients adjust their diets according to their genes? Answer these questions and more with this course designed to give healthcare professionals the latest information on food and genetics.

On the course you’ll explore topics including epigenetics and nutrigenetics, the human genome and the ethical issues surrounding genetic healthcare. You should leave the course with a greater understanding out the impact of genetics on nutritional requirements, and you should feel more confident in answering common nutrition and gene related questions.

What topics will you cover?

  • Genetics
  • Nutrigenetics, nutrigenomics and epigenetics
  • Nutrient regulated gene expression
  • Nutritional genomics and healthcare practice
  • Challenges for healthcare professionals

nutritank. members get an exclusive offer to buy 3 courses for th price of 2. 


Accessing the healthcare professional Food as Medicine courses discount: 3-for-2: pay for 2 courses and receive complimentary access to a third course of your choice.

Monash Nutrition (The Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food, Monash University) is delighted to provide Nutritank members a 3-for-2 offer on the suite Food as Medicine courses for healthcare professionals. To receive a complimentary third Using Food as Medicine in Healthcare Practice course please complete the following steps:

1. Complete two of the premium (for-fee) Food as Medicine courses (Food and Inflammation; Food, Fertility and Pregnancy; Food, Exercise and the Gut; Food and our Genome; or Talking about Weight).

2. Email [email protected] requesting complimentary access to the third course. Please specify the following:

a. Place in the email Subject Line: Nutritank Food as Medicine discount

b. List the two courses you have already paid for

c. List the third course you would like to join and which start date in the year you would like.

d. Copy and paste the URL from your Future Learn profile in the email

Once we have received your email, and confirmed payment of two for-fee Food as Medicine courses, you will receive an email confirming your enrolment in the third course. Please note your access to the course will begin on the start date for the course.

(CPD must not be older than three years prior to the exam)

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