Real Food for Real People: Nutrition Success for Life

Everything you need to know to achieve long term success with your nutrition and create a healthy lifestyle
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  • Lectures 12
  • Length 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 2/2016 English

Course Description

Real food for Real People: Nutrition Success for Life will teach you all you need to know about nutrition, for real people. You will learn about the science behind how much and what to eat for your own personal goals, how to read nutrition labels, what is in certain foods, and how to correlate this all back to your own requirements. The learnings in this course will enable you to get full control of your nutrition once and for all, and set you up with the knowledge required to achieve long term success with no gimmicks or quick fixes, just real, delicious food. This course is a combination of video and supporting documents with further information, as well as multi-choice quizzes throughout to ensure you understand the content, so you can then take further action once complete. After course support is also provided so there is no excuse for not sticking to this and finally living the healthy, balanced lifestyle you desire.

What are the requirements?

  • Recommend a notepad and pen, and a calculator.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn the truth about common nutrition myths
  • Understand the problems with quick fixes and why they are not a long term solution
  • The science behind nutrition, calories and macronutrients
  • How to calculate your own requirements and then easily put this in to practice
  • How to read food labels and correlate that back to your own requirements
  • Eat for your goals and also for enjoyment
  • Explain basic nutrition principals to others
  • Create a healthy, balanced, sustainable lifestyle
  • How to have your cake and eat it too ;)
  • How to get control of your nutrition once and for all!

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is for anyone who has had enough of yoyo dieting and wants to take control of their nutrition for good. No nutritional education is necessary and this course is suitable for beginners.
  • Anyone who feels they aren't necessarily getting the results they should be, from their training alone
  • Anyone who is interested in learning the truth about nutrition

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction

A quick intro to the course, and what you should expect to get out of it.


What we will cover in this course - nutrition myths, reading nutrition labels, macronutrients, calories, requirements, food, what is in the foods we eat. How to include delicious food and have a balanced lifestyle and still get results. Realistic goals and after course support.

Section 2: "Dieting"

At the end of this you will have a clear understanding of why short term diets are never going to give you the results you need. Explanation of the diet "cycle" and why it is a clear set up for failure, and why many have failed with "diets" in the past.

Section 3: Nutrition Myths

The truth about common nutrition myths such as meal timing and "stoking the metabolic fire" a look at some recent studies and articles. Recommendations on who to follow when it comes to accurate, unbiased nutrition information.

Section 4: Macronutrients

Learn about macronutrients - protein, fat and carb, and why they are important as part of a balanced diet. Learn about the different roles macronutrients play in the body, and how they can affect performance and body composition. Also learn about the importance of fibre, and which foods contain fibre and other macronutrients.

6 questions

Questions to confirm your knowledge of macronutrients.

Section 5: Calories

At the end of this lecture you will have a clear understanding of how calories are made up, and why calories are the key to managing your weight long term. Learn about BMR, NEAT and TDEE and why they are important.

3 questions

Multiple choice questions to confirm your understanding of calories.

Section 6: Your Requirements

At the end of this lecture you will be able to manually calculate your own calorie requirements (based on your current composition, goals, activity levels, gender etc) and also be able to help others calculate theirs based on their needs.

3 questions

Some questions to double check you have your numbers right!

7 questions

Check your knowledge on how to convert your daily calorie targets in to macronutrient targets.

Section 7: Putting it all in to practice.

Learn how to track accurately, and how to look at nutrition labels and correlate this back to your own personal requirements.


Continuing on from the previous lecture - meal examples, break down of what is in certain foods. Ideas for different meals and how to tie this altogether and work it back in to your own numbers.


Following on from the previous two videos - going through more meal examples and options, what makes up certain foods, and different meal ideas. Getting creative in the kitchen!


Some of my own recipes, specifically using protein powder. At the end of this lecture you will be comfortable adding protein powder in to your baking and have some creative ideas for some yummy new recipes. As well as some examples of quick easy meals you can make yourself.

Section 8: Lifestyle, Mindset & Balance

Learn the importance of setting realistic goals, and breaking these down in to daily achievable tasks. At the end of this lecture you will have a clear idea of how to create habits for long term success. Information about support after the course, and the help and accountability needed in order to reach your goals.

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Instructor Biography

Danni Whittaker, Chef, PT, competitor, sponsored athlete, nutrition expert

The majority of my career has been in high level sales roles however I've also worked as a personal trainer, and am a qualified chef with a clear passion for health, fitness, food and nutrition. I am sponsored by the Nutrition Warehouse, and train most days, and I love to help others on their journeys towards becoming healthier and happier through sport and fitness.

I have just recently launched a fitness app, Fit Meet, which connects people based on their sport and location to find training partners. I want to help motivate and make it easier for people to get fit, and by linking people up with similar goals to train together it will help keep them accountable, and also make fitness more fun and more social. It is the first global app of its kind on both iOS and android platforms and is available as a free download. Fit Meet covers all sports, all locations, all fitness levels and all ages 17+

I am passionate about promoting evidence based information and the benefits of living a healthy balanced lifestyle, and wish to share my knowledge and experience in order to help others.

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