Certificate Course in Diet and Nutrition for Health and Beauty – 30 Hours

Certificate in Diet and Nutrition for Health and Beauty

Course Title                             :           Certificate Course in Diet and Nutrition for Health and Beauty

For whom (target group)  :           This course is for anyone interested in learning about diet and nutrition for health and beauty. Before spending money on the latest fad diet, take this course to find how to eat and drink your way to natural health and beauty.

When you think about it, it’s actually quite simple. Your body is an ecosystem – an ingeniously designed collection of trillions of cells doing the multitude of functions it takes to keep you living and thriving. As everything is connected, it makes sense that everything you put in your body affects the whole of you.

The food and drinks you consume affect:

  • your physical health
  • your mood and mental health
  • your energy levels and vitality, and, more visibly,
  • your outer appearance.

 Glowing skin, glistening hair and glossy nails – the healthy, natural way!

What’s wonderful about this is that your eating habits and lifestyle can have a profound influence on your natural beauty – more powerful than any manufacturer of products. In this course, we’ll teach you the inside secrets to healthy and beautiful skin, hair and nails – naturally. As well as learning the foundations of a nourishing, a health promoting eating regime, and we’ll answer many important questions in the course about diet and nutrition management.

Entry Requirements:       School leavers, university students, housewives, and any other professional with G.C.E. O/L or A/L’s and age not less than 18 years, and Fluency of the English language is essential.

Course Duration                     :           10 weeks (2.5 Months) – part time study

Contact Hours                         :           3 Hrs. per week

Total No. of Classes               :           10 class-contact sessions

Total No. of Contact Hours :          30 Hrs. of Lectures and discussion time

Class Times                                :          To be announced

Individual Fast-Track Class: Flexible (3 hours per week – on weekdays only)

What you will learn in this course: 

What to remove from your diet so you don’t have to diet.

While we’re all for using styling and make-up to enhance our appearance, the more you glow from the inside, the better the canvas you start with and the less you’ll need to disguise. Looking and feeling great are massive benefits to healthy, natural choices and well worth the effort. Knowing what to avoid is as important as knowing what’s beneficial for you. Learn:

  • What healthy skin would never ask for
  • Why your breakfast could be slowing you down
  • What’s more addictive than cocaine! And nearly as bad
  • What could be causing your nails’ white spots
  • What to avoid so you can eat freely, stay healthy and maintain an even healthy weight

Course Contents / Syllabus Outline:

Module 1: Introduction to Inner Health & Outer Beauty

  • General tips on developing dietary habits that keep you feeling healthy and looking beautiful: proteins, carbohydrates and fats
  • Vitamins and minerals

Module 2: Can Fat Be Good For You?

  • Oils, fats, Omegas – the good, the bad and the ugly
  • Nuts, seeds, pulses, seaweed
  • Grains and gluten

Module 3: Bright And Beautiful Veggies For A Bright And Beautiful You

  • Antioxidants
  • Raw food
  • Juicing and smoothies
  • Vegetarian, vegan, & meat diets

Module 4: Foundations For A Beautiful Diet: Why Organic?

  • Hydration
  • Snacks – how to have a little of what you love and stay healthy
  • Daily essentials

Module 5: What’s In There? Minute Ingredients With Surprisingly Powerful Effects

  • Probiotics, prebiotics, yoghurt
  • Supplementation
  • Immune boosting foods
  • Nutrient dense foods

Module 6: Learn about Diet And Detox

  • What to avoid?
  • Top 5 diet tips
  • Sugar
  • Detoxing
  • Why colors are great for you?
  • Weight management – most popular diets
  • Foods that increase your metabolism
  • When and how to eat?

Module 7: How To Eat Yourself Beautiful

  • Skin and the nutrition it needs
  • How to correct problem skin with diet and supplementation
  • Nutrition for hair and nails

Module 8: Wow! Food Can Do All This?

  • Top 10 most powerful foods
  • Foods and drinks that help or prevent sleep
  • Best food to help fight colds and flu
  • 10 tips for a great lifelong skin policy

Mode of Final Examination and Assessment

The award of the IMH Certificate in Diet and Nutrition for Health and Beauty will be contingent upon passing a 1.5 hour internally set unseen MCQ type final Examination paper to be answered on a closed book examination mode under invigilation at the Institute premises in Colombo-04.

Regular Group Course Fees           :           Rs. 39,000/- +  Rs. 1,000/- for registration (Full course fee of Rs. 40,000/- to be paid by cash, credit  card or cheque)

Individual Course Fees                     :           Rs. 79,000/- +  Rs. 1,000/- for registration (Could be paid by cash, credit card or cheque in two equal installments of Rs. 40,000/-)

Online / Distance Learning Course Fees :  USD $100 (for foreign students and others interested in the subject of nutrition and living out of the Western Province in Sri Lanka).

Next Course Start Date                   :  Group Class: Date to be announced (A maximum of 20 students will be enrolled for the group class)

Individual Class: On a mutually agreeable timetable schedule – date and time (to be decided jointly by the participant and the resource person).

Resource Person                             : Prof. Sir Romes Jayasinghe, OLS, Ph.D.(Psy.), Dh.C.(Florida), Grad.Dip.Ed.(UK), Adv.Dip.(Dietetics), Dip.(Nutrition Science), FRSM(UK), FRSPH(UK), FACCPH(UK), FTBCCT(UK), Educator / Trainer, Psychotherapist, Master Life Coach (USA), Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist (ICBCH, USA), Certified Relationship Coach (UK), Certified Nutritionist (UK), Nutritional Therapist (UK), Certified Health Coach (UK), Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health (UK),  Professional Associate Member of the American Nutrition Association (ANA), USA

Course Accreditation-1: This course is fully accredited by the Accredited Counsellors, Coaches, Psychotherapists and Hypnotherapists (ACCPH), UK




Course Accreditation-2: This course is fully endorsed and accredited by the International Association of Therapists (IAOTH), Ireland