Our Holistic Nutrition & Education Programs

Enjoy an online education in holistic nutrition from the comfort of your own home.

Work at your own pace, in your own space, wherever you are in the world.

Get training from experts and a open a world of career related opportunities.

The Edison Institute of Nutrition offers industry-leading training and certification in the following areas:


Holistic Nutrition

Are you looking for a new, more fulfilling career? Learn to use the power of nature to change lives. The diploma program in holistic nutrition will give you the skills you need to begin building your own successful practice as a holistic nutritionist.

Continuing Education

Are you already practicing as a holistic nutritionist? If so, you’ll need to complete a certain number of continuing education units per year to keep your skills up to date. You’ll find a wide variety of continuing education courses at the Edison Institute.

Affiliate Programs

Fast-track your education to become a more well-rounded healthcare practitioner. As a student or graduate of the Edison Institute, you can gain premium access to training in homeopathy, metabolic balance, and more.


Why EIN For Holistic Nutrition Training?

The Edison Institute of Nutrition (EIN) is an International school providing online in-depth training in registered holistic nutrition.

Students across Canada, the USA, and many countries around the world have enjoyed the benefits of EIN’s comprehensive Introductory, Diploma, Advanced and Mentorship programs.

Why should you choose EIN as your choice for training as a registered holistic nutritionist?

Expert Training

Every member of the Edison Institute faculty is hand-picked for their experience, their knowledge, their passion for holistic nutrition, and their compassion for their students and the well-being of people. Your lessons are put together by a faculty member with an area of special interest in each subject, so you can be sure you’re getting the highest level of education.


The Edison Institute of Nutrition’s accreditations are recognized and accredited by official associations in Canada, the United States, and worldwide. No matter where in the world you’re hoping to practice, you can take your Edison Institute education with you. And because we’re an online school, you can study from wherever in the world you like as well.

Career Opportunities

Registered holistic nutritionists can start their own private practices, but there’s so much more to it than that. Graduates of the Edison Institute of Nutrition go on to successful and rewarding careers in publishing, culinary arts, sustainable farming, research, fitness, childcare, corporate wellness, athletics, teaching and education, and much more.

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Our Prerequisites

What educational background do you need to qualify for studying at the Edison Institute of Nutrition?

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Admission is open year round. Begin your studies at any time, and do so at your own pace. It’s that simple.

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Grading & Testing

How will you be graded at the Edison Institute of Nutrition? And what grades do you need to graduate?

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have questions about a career in registered holistic nutrition? Wondering what your experience at the Edison Institute will look like?

If so, you’re not alone. Below you’ll find answers to some of the most common questions we see.

If you have a general interest in holistic nutrition but don’t want to complete a diploma program, you may be interested in the Edison Institute Of Nutrition’s Introduction To Holistic Nutrition Program.

It’s designed to be a general knowledge program for those who want to be able to better care for themselves or their family members, but it does not give you a professional designation.

We also offer many Continuing Education Courses for current practitioners.

No, not at all. Students at the Edison Institute of Nutrition have a wide range of backgrounds. To find out more about the enrolment requirements, visit our enrolment page.

The most obvious career opportunity is to go into private practice as a registered holistic nutritionist, but there are many more options available as well.

Below is a list of just some of the fields you can work in as a graduate of the Edison Institute of Nutrition:

  • Athletics
  • Multi disciplinary clinics
  • New parent education
  • Corporate wellness
  • Fitness centers
  • Daycare/early childhood education centers
  • Retirement communities
  • Home healthcare/hospice
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Health supplement sales/development
  • Journalism
  • Publishing
  • Food industry/restaurant
  • Organic/sustainable farming
  • Research & development
  • Education

The Edison Institute of Nutrition maintains a relationship with several governing bodies of holistic nutrition, including the Canadian Association of Natural Nutritional Practitioners (CANNP), the National Association of Nutritional Professions (NANP) in the United States, and the International Organization of Nutritional Consultants (IONC). As a result, your Edison Institute education is recognized in many different countries.

EIN graduates can be found working in Canada, the United States, England, Scotland, Ireland, South Africa, Jamaica, Poland, UAE, Japan, Mexico, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Pakistan, Australia, Belgium, France, Germany, Switzerland, Trinidad & Tobago, Russia, Bermuda, Hungary and Taiwan. We can offer our program anywhere around the world!

While many schools build their programs around a combination of holistic nutrition and mainstream dietician/medical teaching, The Edison Institute’s program is based only on holistic functional nutrition. This gives you a more direct window into the art and science of holistic nutrition beyond what many other programs offer.

We offer a very in-depth curriculum consisting 0f 2000 hours. 

You’ll learn the detailed concepts of critical thinking when it comes to assessing your clients, creating personalized nutrient and supplement recommendations, as well as advanced health issues and how to work with serious cases.

You’ll learn the nutritional interpretation of blood testing, hair analysis and many other forms of testing. You’ll also gain access to knowledge on the use and benefits of homeopathic drainage which is not available in any other program.

In every field, there are many that have textbook knowledge but do not know how to put it into action. That’s why your Edison Institute instructors are dedicated to working with you live  one-on-one  to ensure you are ready to practice with confidence! In particular, we offer two full courses on how to structure your client appointments and assessments. – SYMP1 and SYMP2.

When comparing available programs, make sure you compare the course curriculum in detail and be sure of what your learning outcomes will be, not just the cost or convenience of the program.

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