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Thinking of Studying Nutritional Therapy?

If you want to understand more about what Nutritional therapy is all about, we recommend that you have a look at the articles published in the categories called “Functional Medicine” and “Personalised Nutrition” in this blogsite.  To get you started this link will give you good idea of how BANT members approach clinical practice: Functional Medicine Teaching Model Presentation

There is huge interest in the area of nutrition and health, including nutrigenetics and nutrigenomics. For those considering a vocational profession in this field, you may find it useful to look at our recommended core textbooks as well, which are an essential foundation for the future of nutrigenetic counselling:

Jones, S., Quinn S., eds.,(2005). Textbook of Functional Medicine. USA: Institute of Functional Medicine http://www.functionalmedicine.org/

Lord, R.S., Bralley J.A.,(2008). Laboratory Evaluations for Integrative and Functional Medicine. 2nd edn. Duluth, Georgia: Metametrix Institute.  [Table of Errata available from www.metametrixinstitute.org/post/2008/12/11/Table-of-Errata.aspx]

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