This webinar will discuss the Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS) credential – covering education, certification, and practice.

An overview of MUIH’s Master’s degree in Nutrition will be provided, as well as how to determine state requirements for nutrition practice.

Webinar | What is a Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS)?

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This webinar will discuss the Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS) credential – covering education, certification, and practice.

An overview of MUIH’s Master’s degree in Nutrition will be provided, as well as how to determine state requirements for nutrition practice.

Join us for an informative webinar on our Master of Science in Nutrition and Integrative Health Program

Join us for an informative webinar on our Master of Science in Nutrition and Integrative Health.

The program integrates contemporary nutrition science perspectives with traditional dietary wisdom to address the complex role of nutrition in human health. It is designed for individuals who are entering the profession as a first or second career, and who are interested in providing evidence-informed personalized nutrition interventions and education programs.

The webinar will provide an overview of the program including the choice of a concentration in human clinical nutrition or herbal medicine.

The webinar will be presented by Dr. James Snow, Department Chair for Nutrition and Herbal Medicine.

Webinar | Earn Your Master of Science in Nutrition and Integrative Health

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Join us for an informative webinar on our Master of Science in Nutrition and Integrative Health Program

Join us for an informative webinar on our Master of Science in Nutrition and Integrative Health.

The program integrates contemporary nutrition science perspectives with traditional dietary wisdom to address the complex role of nutrition in human health. It is designed for individuals who are entering the profession as a first or second career, and who are interested in providing evidence-informed personalized nutrition interventions and education programs.

The webinar will provide an overview of the program including the choice of a concentration in human clinical nutrition or herbal medicine.

The webinar will be presented by Dr. James Snow, Department Chair for Nutrition and Herbal Medicine.

Learn about one of only two graduate programs in the U.S. to focus on the emerging field of culinary health/medicine.

Join this webinar to learn more about the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate (PBC) in Culinary Health and Healing offered at MUIH.

This program fills a national gap in the educational needs of the emerging field of culinary health/medicine. MUIH’s program is one of only two graduate programs in the U.S. at the intersection of the nutrition and culinary fields and it uniquely focuses on whole foods cooking and holistic health and wellness. This 12-credit program can be completed fully online in 2 trimesters (8 months).

Taught by Associate Professor and Director of Whole Foods Cooking Labs at MUIH, Eleonora Gafton, DCN; M.S.; CNS; CHHC; LDN.

Webinar | Certificate in Culinary Health and Healing Program

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Learn about one of only two graduate programs in the U.S. to focus on the emerging field of culinary health/medicine.

Join this webinar to learn more about the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate (PBC) in Culinary Health and Healing offered at MUIH.

This program fills a national gap in the educational needs of the emerging field of culinary health/medicine. MUIH’s program is one of only two graduate programs in the U.S. at the intersection of the nutrition and culinary fields and it uniquely focuses on whole foods cooking and holistic health and wellness. This 12-credit program can be completed fully online in 2 trimesters (8 months).

Taught by Associate Professor and Director of Whole Foods Cooking Labs at MUIH, Eleonora Gafton, DCN; M.S.; CNS; CHHC; LDN.

This webinar will discuss the Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS) credential – covering education, certification, and practice.

This webinar will discuss the Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS) credential – covering education, certification, and practice. An overview of MUIH’s Master’s degree in Nutrition will be provided, as well as how to determine state requirements for nutrition practice.

Webinar | What is a Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS)?

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This webinar will discuss the Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS) credential – covering education, certification, and practice.

This webinar will discuss the Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS) credential – covering education, certification, and practice. An overview of MUIH’s Master’s degree in Nutrition will be provided, as well as how to determine state requirements for nutrition practice.

Advance Your Nutrition Career with a Doctorate in Clinical Nutrition

Join us for an informative webinar on our Doctorate in Clinical Nutrition

Nutrition is one of the most influential determinants of health and wellness, as well as the prevention and treatment of disease. MUIH’s programs are grounded in a holistic philosophy that integrates the physiological, socio-cultural, and evidence-informed roles of food in our lives. Graduates support the faster than the average job growth rate projected for nutrition professionals in the U.S.

This webinar will provide a framework that gives insight into the Doctorate of Clinical Nutrition and how the program can support you in a nutrition career.

Taught by acclaimed author, nutritionist and faculty member, Liz Lipski, PhD, CNS, FACN, IFMCP, BCHN, LDN – Academic Director of Nutrition and Integrative Health Programs at MUIH

Webinar | Doctor of Clinical Nutrition Program – Progressing Your Career

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Advance Your Nutrition Career with a Doctorate in Clinical Nutrition

Join us for an informative webinar on our Doctorate in Clinical Nutrition

Nutrition is one of the most influential determinants of health and wellness, as well as the prevention and treatment of disease. MUIH’s programs are grounded in a holistic philosophy that integrates the physiological, socio-cultural, and evidence-informed roles of food in our lives. Graduates support the faster than the average job growth rate projected for nutrition professionals in the U.S.

This webinar will provide a framework that gives insight into the Doctorate of Clinical Nutrition and how the program can support you in a nutrition career.

Taught by acclaimed author, nutritionist and faculty member, Liz Lipski, PhD, CNS, FACN, IFMCP, BCHN, LDN – Academic Director of Nutrition and Integrative Health Programs at MUIH

Learn about the Nutrition and Integrative Health Programs at Maryland University of Integrative Health.

Join us for an informative webinar on our Nutrition and Integrative Health Programs.

Nutrition is one of the most influential determinants of health and wellness, as well as the prevention and treatment of disease. MUIH’s programs are grounded in a holistic philosophy that integrates the physiological, socio-cultural, and evidence-informed roles of food in our lives. Graduates support the faster than the average job growth rate projected for nutrition professionals in the U.S.

This webinar will provide a framework that gives insight into Nutrition and how the different programs can support the student in a career field of their choice.

Webinar | MUIH Nutrition Programs – Learning to Become a Nutritionist

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Learn about the Nutrition and Integrative Health Programs at Maryland University of Integrative Health.

Join us for an informative webinar on our Nutrition and Integrative Health Programs.

Nutrition is one of the most influential determinants of health and wellness, as well as the prevention and treatment of disease. MUIH’s programs are grounded in a holistic philosophy that integrates the physiological, socio-cultural, and evidence-informed roles of food in our lives. Graduates support the faster than the average job growth rate projected for nutrition professionals in the U.S.

This webinar will provide a framework that gives insight into Nutrition and how the different programs can support the student in a career field of their choice.

Learn about the Nutrition and Integrative Health Programs at Maryland University of Integrative Health.

Join us for an informative webinar on our Nutrition and Integrative Health Programs.

Nutrition is one of the most influential determinants of health and wellness, as well as the prevention and treatment of disease. MUIH’s programs are grounded in a holistic philosophy that integrates the physiological, socio-cultural, and evidence-informed roles of food in our lives. Graduates support the faster than the average job growth rate projected for nutrition professionals in the U.S.

This webinar will provide a framework that gives insight into Nutrition and how the different programs can support the student in a career field of their choice.

Webinar | MUIH Nutrition Programs – Learning to Become a Nutritionist

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Learn about the Nutrition and Integrative Health Programs at Maryland University of Integrative Health.

Join us for an informative webinar on our Nutrition and Integrative Health Programs.

Nutrition is one of the most influential determinants of health and wellness, as well as the prevention and treatment of disease. MUIH’s programs are grounded in a holistic philosophy that integrates the physiological, socio-cultural, and evidence-informed roles of food in our lives. Graduates support the faster than the average job growth rate projected for nutrition professionals in the U.S.

This webinar will provide a framework that gives insight into Nutrition and how the different programs can support the student in a career field of their choice.

Advance Your Nutrition Career with a Doctorate in Clinical Nutrition

Join us for an informative webinar on our Doctorate in Clinical Nutrition

Nutrition is one of the most influential determinants of health and wellness, as well as the prevention and treatment of disease. MUIH’s programs are grounded in a holistic philosophy that integrates the physiological, socio-cultural, and evidence-informed roles of food in our lives. Graduates support the faster than the average job growth rate projected for nutrition professionals in the U.S.

This webinar will provide a framework that gives insight into the Doctorate of Clinical Nutrition and how the program can support you in a nutrition career.

Taught by acclaimed author, nutritionist and faculty member, Liz Lipski, PhD, CNS, FACN, IFMCP, BCHN, LDN – Academic Director of Nutrition and Integrative Health Programs at MUIH

Webinar | Doctor of Clinical Nutrition Program – Progressing Your Career

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Advance Your Nutrition Career with a Doctorate in Clinical Nutrition

Join us for an informative webinar on our Doctorate in Clinical Nutrition

Nutrition is one of the most influential determinants of health and wellness, as well as the prevention and treatment of disease. MUIH’s programs are grounded in a holistic philosophy that integrates the physiological, socio-cultural, and evidence-informed roles of food in our lives. Graduates support the faster than the average job growth rate projected for nutrition professionals in the U.S.

This webinar will provide a framework that gives insight into the Doctorate of Clinical Nutrition and how the program can support you in a nutrition career.

Taught by acclaimed author, nutritionist and faculty member, Liz Lipski, PhD, CNS, FACN, IFMCP, BCHN, LDN – Academic Director of Nutrition and Integrative Health Programs at MUIH

This webinar will discuss the Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS) credential – covering education, certification, and practice.

This webinar, co-presented by the American Nutrition Association (ANA), will discuss the Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS) credential – covering education, certification, and practice. An overview of MUIH’s Master’s degree in Nutrition will be discussed, as well as how to determine state requirements for nutrition practice.

More on our special guests from the ANA:

Debbie Slutzky

Manager of Certification Programs

Debbie is devoted to living a life of health and wellness and helping others achieve the same in their own way. She combines her passion of helping people with implementing and executing program initiatives which support both the nutrition profession and nutrition professionals. When she’s not working, she enjoys being active – running, yoga, and long walks. Above all, she treasures spending time with her husband and twin daughters when they’re home from college.

Traci Hobson, JD, LLM

Director of Regulatory & Legislative Affairs

Traci is a legal and nonprofit professional with over 25 years of experience, much of it in the government affairs and advocacy arena. She is honored to be part of the ANA team, working diligently to advance ANA’s advocacy mission to allow all providers to practice nutrition to the level of their training. She is also a holistic health and wellness writer, and she enjoys plant-based cooking, hiking, and spending time with her four children.

Webinar | What is a Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS)?

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This webinar will discuss the Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS) credential – covering education, certification, and practice.

This webinar, co-presented by the American Nutrition Association (ANA), will discuss the Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS) credential – covering education, certification, and practice. An overview of MUIH’s Master’s degree in Nutrition will be discussed, as well as how to determine state requirements for nutrition practice.

More on our special guests from the ANA:

Debbie Slutzky

Manager of Certification Programs

Debbie is devoted to living a life of health and wellness and helping others achieve the same in their own way. She combines her passion of helping people with implementing and executing program initiatives which support both the nutrition profession and nutrition professionals. When she’s not working, she enjoys being active – running, yoga, and long walks. Above all, she treasures spending time with her husband and twin daughters when they’re home from college.

Traci Hobson, JD, LLM

Director of Regulatory & Legislative Affairs

Traci is a legal and nonprofit professional with over 25 years of experience, much of it in the government affairs and advocacy arena. She is honored to be part of the ANA team, working diligently to advance ANA’s advocacy mission to allow all providers to practice nutrition to the level of their training. She is also a holistic health and wellness writer, and she enjoys plant-based cooking, hiking, and spending time with her four children.

What we eat; Does it really define who we are? Food has always been central to my life. My journey with food began creating absurd after-school snacks with whatever we could find in the cupboard to becoming sous chef of a Michelin-starred fine-dining kitchen. Food taught me how to savor the moment, how to focus and work hard, how to appreciate cultures other than my own, and how to connect with people around me. It’s a common denominator – we all need it.  

But cooking in restaurants isn’t enough. There is too much pain, too much disparity, too much waste, too much sacrifice at all levels of the food system to ignore. As my passion, I knew I wanted to focus on food but in a healthy and sustainable way. So, I left the restaurant, but I stayed in the kitchen. After studying nutrition at MUIH I now manage community nutrition literacy programming, supporting underserved populations to take back control of their own health and healing through culinary skills training and wellness practices.  

MUIH is accepting applications for the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Culinary Health and Healing. This 8-month program is designed for individuals who want to reconnect to something essential for life. What does it mean to use food and cooking for personal and public good? If you are a chef looking to pivot your career, a caregiver for the chronically ill, a non-profit leader helping feed your community, a home-cook wanting to raise a healthy family, or if you are simply curious about nutrition and self-care – this is an opportunity to focus on how what we eat does define who we are. The food we consume impacts not just our bodies but our mentalities, economies, communities, and environments. It is essential that we understand these connections so that we can help build a healthier world from our kitchens. 

 

Christina Vollbrecht 
Adjunct Faculty/Cooking Lab Manager/Nutrition Literacy Outreach Programs 
MUIH MS Nutrition and Integrative Health Alumni 

Culinary Health and Healing: A Personal Statement

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What we eat; Does it really define who we are? Food has always been central to my life. My journey with food began creating absurd after-school snacks with whatever we could find in the cupboard to becoming sous chef of a Michelin-starred fine-dining kitchen. Food taught me how to savor the moment, how to focus and work hard, how to appreciate cultures other than my own, and how to connect with people around me. It’s a common denominator – we all need it.  

But cooking in restaurants isn’t enough. There is too much pain, too much disparity, too much waste, too much sacrifice at all levels of the food system to ignore. As my passion, I knew I wanted to focus on food but in a healthy and sustainable way. So, I left the restaurant, but I stayed in the kitchen. After studying nutrition at MUIH I now manage community nutrition literacy programming, supporting underserved populations to take back control of their own health and healing through culinary skills training and wellness practices.  

MUIH is accepting applications for the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Culinary Health and Healing. This 8-month program is designed for individuals who want to reconnect to something essential for life. What does it mean to use food and cooking for personal and public good? If you are a chef looking to pivot your career, a caregiver for the chronically ill, a non-profit leader helping feed your community, a home-cook wanting to raise a healthy family, or if you are simply curious about nutrition and self-care – this is an opportunity to focus on how what we eat does define who we are. The food we consume impacts not just our bodies but our mentalities, economies, communities, and environments. It is essential that we understand these connections so that we can help build a healthier world from our kitchens. 

 

Christina Vollbrecht 
Adjunct Faculty/Cooking Lab Manager/Nutrition Literacy Outreach Programs 
MUIH MS Nutrition and Integrative Health Alumni 

Cooking is about more than flavor! A focus of MUIH’s new Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Culinary Health and Healing is giving students information they need to take back control of their own health and the tools they need to share this nutritional literacy with their communities. 

The COVID-19 pandemic has stressed our food and health care systems to the breaking point, at no fault of the individuals devoted to these industries. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) allotted more assistance to families and individuals in 2020 than in the history of the program (U.S. Department of Agriculture, 2020) while hospitals are still running at maximum capacity to this day, dealing now with complications related to chronic illness like diabetes and high blood pressure as thousands delayed their medical care over the past year and a half. 

The Culinary Health and Healing curriculum provides students with the contextual, culinary, nutritional, and teaching background needed to make a significant difference in their communities. Malnutrition is more than not having enough to eat, it is not having the right food to eat, and is directly associated with the development of chronic disease and obesity. The multidimensional problem of malnutrition is related to culture, industry, the economy, politics, agriculture, education, healthcare, and inequitable division of power and resources. But there are accessible ways to regain individual health autonomy and prevent chronic disease in our communities. 

The program offers culinary skills training in addition to providing a solid introduction to behavior change, culinary education, and mindful eatingNutritional literacy is defined as individual knowledge, motivation, competencies, and awareness of one’s relationship to food, the food system, and nutrition (Vettori et al., 2019). Research and experience have demonstrated that higher nutritional literacy strengthens one’s self-efficacy, increases positive health behavior change, and returns power to the individual. This program combines knowledge with increased behavioral confidence for the students themselves and provides training for students to share this knowledge with others.  

MUIH is now accepting applications from individuals for the Spring 2022 start for this Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Culinary Health and Healing. We’re looking for applicants who want to understand the science of cooking and make a positive impact on their own health and wellness in addition to becoming leaders in a quickly changing food and health landscape through sustainable and equitable nourishment practices. 

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Culinary Health and Healing: Self-Efficacy and Community Health from the Kitchen

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Making healthy meal

Cooking is about more than flavor! A focus of MUIH’s new Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Culinary Health and Healing is giving students information they need to take back control of their own health and the tools they need to share this nutritional literacy with their communities. 

The COVID-19 pandemic has stressed our food and health care systems to the breaking point, at no fault of the individuals devoted to these industries. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) allotted more assistance to families and individuals in 2020 than in the history of the program (U.S. Department of Agriculture, 2020) while hospitals are still running at maximum capacity to this day, dealing now with complications related to chronic illness like diabetes and high blood pressure as thousands delayed their medical care over the past year and a half. 

The Culinary Health and Healing curriculum provides students with the contextual, culinary, nutritional, and teaching background needed to make a significant difference in their communities. Malnutrition is more than not having enough to eat, it is not having the right food to eat, and is directly associated with the development of chronic disease and obesity. The multidimensional problem of malnutrition is related to culture, industry, the economy, politics, agriculture, education, healthcare, and inequitable division of power and resources. But there are accessible ways to regain individual health autonomy and prevent chronic disease in our communities. 

The program offers culinary skills training in addition to providing a solid introduction to behavior change, culinary education, and mindful eatingNutritional literacy is defined as individual knowledge, motivation, competencies, and awareness of one’s relationship to food, the food system, and nutrition (Vettori et al., 2019). Research and experience have demonstrated that higher nutritional literacy strengthens one’s self-efficacy, increases positive health behavior change, and returns power to the individual. This program combines knowledge with increased behavioral confidence for the students themselves and provides training for students to share this knowledge with others.  

MUIH is now accepting applications from individuals for the Spring 2022 start for this Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Culinary Health and Healing. We’re looking for applicants who want to understand the science of cooking and make a positive impact on their own health and wellness in addition to becoming leaders in a quickly changing food and health landscape through sustainable and equitable nourishment practices. 

An MUIH education is not just for living, but for life.