NutrifyToday Academy

Nutraceuticals for Nutritionist and Dietitians

Course Code: NND201902
Courses Name: Nutraceuticals for Nutritionists and Dietitians
Name of HOD – Naaznin Husein
Designation of HOD – Director, Medical Nutritional Therapist, Yoga Instructor

About the course : Nutritionists and Dieticians are one of the key fulcrums of the industry with multifold capabilities.
Educate Consumers and prescribe responsible nutrition based on clinical evidence.
Empower the therapy in hospital set up for optimizing the therapy and delivering superior health outcomes.
Work with Nutraceutical industry in guiding patient centric product design.
It is a professional certificate course integrated with the latest resources and guided dosage design modules.

Course Status : Admissions open
No. of Modules 12
Course Type : Elective
Duration : 12 Weeks
Category : Nutrition, Clinical Dietetics
Credit Points : 2
Level : Postgraduate/ Undergraduate

Upon successful completion of the Course
• Understanding of Product Life Cycle Management
• Innovation Process of the product
• Skills necessary to run a New Product Innovation and Development
• Successfully set up start-up ventures in the Food & Nutrition domain, Pharmaceuticals and Nutraceuticals and Agricultural domain.

Week 1

Food is Medicine-An Introduction of Nutraceuticals in Dietetics

  • Introduction to Nutraceuticals
  • Organizational elements
  • Properties and structure of Nutraceuticals
  • Scope of nutraceuticals
  • Classifications
  • Animal and plant based sources for nutraceuticals
  • Anti-nutritional Factors present in Foods
Week 2

Natural ingredients take centre stage-Functional foods and properties

  • Classifications
  • Active Ingredients and their Origin
  • Polyphenols and their role
  • Relation of functional foods & Nutraceutical
  • The food industry’s role in promoting functional foods
Week 3

Nutraceuticals: Transformation of Conventional Foods into Health Promoters/Disease Preventers in human life cycle

Lifecycle Approach- Physiological requirements at various stages from child to adult development.

  • Pediatric
  • Women’s Health
  • Men’s Health
  • Geriatric
Week 4

Mind and Body Matters-Wellness based Nutraceuticals

  • Integrating traditional medicine and Ayurvedic products
  • Cosmeceuticals for Skin and hair
  • Bone health
  • Better Sleep
  • Cognitive health
  • Gut Health-Pre and Probiotics
Week 5

Dietary Supplements for Exercise and Athletic Performance

  • Exercise and Sports specific Nutraceuticals
  • Sports Supplements and Formulations
  • NADA and WADA List of Supplements
  • Performance based supplements
Week 6

From food to nutritional support to specific nutraceuticals: A journey across time in the treatment of disease

  • Onco-nutrition
  • Endocrine disorders and Metabolic health
  • Diabetes management
  • Obesity
  • Cardiac Heath
  • Nephrological disorders
  • Bariatric
Week 7

Nutraceuticals in Critical Care nutrition

  • Metabolic derangement in ICU and need of artificial nutrition support.
  • Enteral Nutrition and Parenteral Nutrition
  • Importance of enteral nutrition in ICU
  • Formulations of feeds
Week 8

Nutrigenetics and Nutraceuticals: The next wave riding on personalized Medicine.

  • Recognizing the interaction of specific nutraceuticals with the genetic code possessed by all nucleated cells.
  • Nutrigenomics and its impact on lifestyle associated metabolic diseases.
  • Nutrient- gene interaction in life-style associated diseases.
  • Ethical and regulatory issues
Week 9

Nutraceuticals Formulations, Challenges and Solutions

  • Dietary Supplements
  • Fortified Foods
  • Ingredient forms and Innovation – (Powders, gummies, tablets, etc.)
Week 10

Nutraceutical Regulatory Intelligence

  • Regulatory framework via cross- border collaboration
  • Rising patient awareness towards Nutraceuticals
  • Need for stringent execution of standardized rules and regulations.
  • Certifications National and Global Accreditations
  • Health Claims
  • Product Labeling
Week 11

Bridging gap between Nutraceutical industries and Clinical dietitians- Case-Study based approach

Week 12

Entrepreneurship and Scientific research Careers for  Dietitians in Nutraceuticals

  • Product Ideation
  • Product Conception
  • Product Formulation
  • Technology and Packaging
  • Label Claims and Marketing
  • Credibility amongst target customers

What is the admissions process for the programme?

The admissions process is completely online and is customised as per your educational and professional profile. Following are the key steps in the application process:

  • Step 1: Register yourself on to Nutrify Today platform by clicking on and create your individual profile, building your CV onto the platform.
  • Step 2: Select up skill > Academy > Master classes
  • Step 3: Select the course and make the payment, receive immediate access to the prep content and begin your Nutrify Today Academy journey.


  • 100% online
  • This Course Plus the Full Specialization
  • Shareable Certificates
  • Self-Paced Learning Option
  • Course Videos & Readings

Intended Audience : Any current Masters pursing students or potential R&D professionals of Food technology, Pharmaceuticals and Nutraceuticals streams

Criteria to get the Certificate : Exam score = 80% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100

  • Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup
  • Only the e-certificate will be made available. Hard copies will not be dispatched.

Ruby Dutta – It was an excellent session conducted by nutrify today. I got to learn many new things. Thank you so much. Expected to learn many more in the future.

Anindya Roy – I has been come to know about this course from Mrs. Pritha Roy. The lectures from eminent scientists enrich my knowledge. Expected to learn many more in the future.
I like to have a video recording of the classes and summary of the topic in Whatsapp group. Thanks all.

Saba Nashin – I came to know about NTA from my friend. The content is enriching in that it nutrify the learning experience. The 11 module-based session is such innovative that I love to spend my 2 hours every Saturday. these 2 hours enhance my skill and knowledge about nutraceuticals and its product that act as therapy. Every national and international faculty is excellent and interactive. Every module contains a different topic that is useful in knowledge production in the future outcome. The speaker clears the doubt at the end of the session. faculty such as Vibha mam, Manjari mam, Niti mam, Shilpa mam is an excellent and very interactive in the way they explain nutraceuticals and their different product. I am blessed to have a great platform for enhancing my knowledge in the field of nutrition.
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Diandra Dsouza – I got to know about NTA through my college. Was very keen and interested in the nutraceutical industry and wanted to gain more knowledge related to the Dietetics field. My learning experience has been great, the topics taken up are very interesting and related to current affairs. I’ve had a wonderful experience learning new concepts and building upon knowledge, one of the best topics that increased my interest was the session related to sports and exercise.
Thank you, Nutrify Today Academy

Shruti Ankat – I was informed about Nutrify Today Academy via my friend and fellow participant Miss. Aarti Jain.
I have been interested in gaining in-depth knowledge in the field of nutraceuticals and so far, this course and all the eminent faculty until now are very satisfactory. I’m quite happy with the course. Thank you for creating an opportunity to be able to understand various concepts and increase our knowledge of nutraceuticals.
Thank you, Nutrify Today Academy.

This Course Provides immense Knowledge..& different learnings…also…before joining the course I was no practical Knowledge.I am thankful to you for organizing this session and the modules were very informative and crisp.

Pooja Manoj Dietitian – The Nutraceutical course for Dietitians designed by Nutrify today academy is very evidence based, valuable, informative & meaningful course for practicing Dietitians. It was a great learning experience. Thank you to all the esteemed faculty & Nutrify today academy for making it possible.

Shraddha – I came to know about Nutrify today from one of my colleague. Having well known faculty from IDA on board made it easy for me to enrol and of course the topic “Nutraceutical for nutritionist and dietician” which is a need for any practicing dietician in today’s time, as it will add another feather in our degree and in professional front. Learning with Nutrify is a paradigm of learning with an established institute providing with best of knowledge, experience which will eventually help us to overcome the hurdles which we might have faced without knowledge or experience. It has exposed us to new horizon even at international level. NTA has provided us to advance learning rather than the rudimentary ways. Even the faculty address each and every question. Clearing the doubts even if it is a simple question and providing us with their own experience. They are providing the base for future entrepreneurs. Looking forward to learn more with NTA in future.

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