Basic Practical Nutrition Course

pic-for-webThe Basic Practical Nutrition Course is a 3 hour  introductory course of study for individuals who have an interest in understanding the fundamental principles of Modern Nutrition.  The course is designed as a tool to empower the individual in making wise dietary and lifestyle choices based upon Dr. Shaklee’s philosophy. With group  enrollment there is a cohort exchange of information, questions and answers providing an interactive format to enrich the learning experience. Upon completion of this course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion.


Although this course is challenging, it is the first and most fundamental course offered at the Academy; and therefore, there aren’t any prerequisites for taking this course. Enroll Online Today!

Course Outline

Part 1 – Introduction to Practical Nutrition

  • American Diet
  • Politics of Nutrition
  • Healthy Diet
  • Optimum Nutrients & Disease Prevention

Part 2 – Nutrient Classifications

  • The Six Classifications of Nutrients
  • Carbohydrates
  • Lipids
  • Protein
  • Vitamins
  • Minerals
  • Water
  • Functions of Nutrient Classifications & Phytochemicals (Plants)

Part 3 – Supplementation

  • Why Supplements?
  • Why Nutrition?

Course Tuition

  • $125.00 per student

Basic Practical Nutrition Course includes:

  • 3 part Online powerpoint video presentation
  • 3 Quizzes
  • Create Your Certification

Class Format. This class is offered in one of three formats:

  • You can enroll in an online presentation , or
  • You can organize a class of a minimum of three students and serve as the facilitator presenting the online course in your home – call Angie for special pricing.

To Enroll Online OR Call 503-631-4184 and ask for Kathy or email her at

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