Wondering how to become a nutrition coach and further your career? It may come easier than you think, with NETA’s Nutrition Coach Specialty Certification! Nutrition coaching is highly rewarding, as you’ll be helping your clients learn how to make quality nutrition choices & lasting behavioral changes to improve their health.
What Exactly Does a Nutrition Coach Do?
A nutrition coach is a individual that works in partnership with a client to identify goals and develop a plan to make changes and improvements to the diet, typically in support of enhanced performance or overall health. Nutrition coaches focus on educating clients and implementing strategies for lasting behavioral change, ensuring that those they work with understanding what healthy eating looks, feels, and tastes like!
Responsibilities of a nutrition coach include:
- effective communication and relationship building with clients
- educating clients on macronutrient uses, micronutrient needs, popular diets and supplements, and developing a healthy eating pattern
- eliciting clients’ desires, needs, strengths, and weaknesses related to lifestyle behaviors
- empowering clients to identify reasonable, lasting changes to support their goals
How Do I Get Certified?
If helping others realize success through dietary improvements appeals to you, take the next step in your career and become a nutrition coach with NETA. Our in-person, virtual live, and online module options provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to earn your credential in a format that fits your lifestyle. Each certification option goes in-depth on human nutrition for performance enhancement and weight loss, understanding popular diets and supplements, utilizing tools to guide clients through making educated decisions, behavioral change strategies, and motivational interviewing techniques. Upon completion of an online exam, you will earn the credential of Nutrition Coach, equipped to further make a difference in the lives of those you coach, teach, or train.
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