Is TellSpec About to Change the Food Industry? [VIDEO]

Technology has transformed the way we live—for better and for worse—and yet it hasn’t been able to combat the ongoing global health crisis. That might be about to change.

A new device called TellSpec provides a simple way for consumers to learn the truth about the food they’re putting into their bodies. By simply pointing the device at any edible item, consumers can learn the nutrient content and ingredients of their food, including any chemicals, allergens, or additives that might be cleverly disguised on the nutrition label.

How Integrative Nutrition Grad Andrea Hood Empowers Women

Before enrolling in Integrative Nutrition, Andrea Hood was working a stressful and unfulfilling job. She knew that she needed a big change, and felt compelled to pursue a career that would not only change her life professionally but also personally.

When she came across Integrative Nutrition's Health Coach Training Program, she knew it was her opportunity to embark on an incredible journey toward happiness. 

Read on to discover how Integrative Nutrition inspired Andrea to trust herself and transform the lives of the people in her life. 

What were you doing prior to enrolling at Integrative Nutrition?           

Integrative Nutrition in Men’s Journal

Over here at Integrative Nutrition, we’ve been seeing the ripple effect for some time, and now the media is beginning to take note of our global wellness movement. Case in point: an article in Men’s Journal titled “The Rise of the Health Coach.”

The piece unpacks why Health Coaches are so essential in our current medical system, and the impact they’re beginning to have on how doctors interact with their patients. Specifically, while doctors continue to own the role of diagnosing diseases and prescribing medicines, Health Coaches are increasingly tasked with helping patients implement daily lifestyle changes.

Integrative Nutrition: Student Reviews

How can IIN transform your life?

It’s a simple question, with an abundance of diverse and inspiring answers. Since it was founded in 1992, Integrative Nutrition has opened up countless new possibilities through its holistic education. Thousands of graduates so far have seen the opportunities that arise when you’re healthy and happy, and the power to change the world that lies within each of us.

Watch the video below to see what IIN graduates have to say about how IIN changed their lives.

VIDEO: Joshua Rosenthal Interviews Dr. Mehmet Oz

What role can Health Coaches play in the ongoing healthcare crisis in America? A very significant one, says Dr. Mehmet Oz, who recently sat down with IIN founder Joshua Rosenthal to discuss the issue.

Their probing conversation explored the different roles of doctors, patients, and Health Coaches in our current system, and how each can help contribute to a wellness revolution. Rather than overhauling the entire healthcare system, Dr. Oz says, Health Coaches should function as an added layer between doctors and patients, helping patients be healthier and doctors be better practitioners.

Health Coach Training Program Diary: Chapter 8 [VIDEO]

Integrative Nutrition student Ilene has just six modules left in her Health Coach Training program, and the IIN film crew checked in to see how she’s feeling as the program nears its end. Though she says “it’s kind of sad” to think about finishing up her education, Ilene feels ready to take on the world as a Health Coach, and is already well on her way. She’s coaching clients, continuing to learn about the ways that wellness affects our society and our world, and creating new healthy recipes.

We are the Wellness Revolution [Video]

When I started Integrative Nutrition, I was just one person who felt that if I could improve what people eat, I would play a role in making the world a better place.

Every year, healthcare costs increase while overall health decreases; people continue to eat poorly, gain weight, and depend on medications and operations to maintain their health. 

The World Health Organization (WHO) predicts that, in China, up to 57 percent of the population will be overweight or obese by 2015. They are rapidly catching up to America, where 69 percent of adults are overweight or obese. Overweight people now outnumber undernourished people in the world.

That is why Health Coaches are more important now than ever before.

Coach Like a Pro: The #1 Secret

Are you ready to hear it? Come a little closer. I’m going to tell you the secret, right off the bat: 

It’s not what we give our clients, but what we help them let go of, that really counts. 

What do our clients need to let go of? Illusions.

Here are some examples of untrue illusions that clients cling to:

  • It’s too late.
  • I don’t have the time or money to be healthy.
  • I’m not strong or flexible enough to try something like yoga.
  • It’s selfish to take time for myself.
  • If I can’t change something overnight, by myself, it’s not worth it and/or I’m not good enough. 

Untrue thoughts like this block positive, sustainable change.

IIN Curriculum Sample

Are you passionate about health and wellness and helping others? Maybe you’re the go-to wellness expert at the dinner party, or the one your friends call when they’re having relationship problems, or the go-to person for workout tips. Sound familiar?

If so, the great news is that it’s possible to transform these passions and abilities into a fulfilling and lucrative career. Even better, you’ll be helping the world while doing so.

Integrative Nutrition May 2014 Conference Alumni Reviews

Last month, IIN held its Live May Conference at Jazz at Lincoln Center, and it was an event to remember. Several weeks later, and we’re still riding on the energy and positive vibes generated by Joshua, our speakers, and the IIN community.

Turns out, we’re not alone! Integrative Nutrition alums who attended the conference are glowing as well—and writing rave reviews.

If, like us, you’re itching to relive the conference—or you didn’t get a chance to go and want to hear more about what it was like—check out the wonderful things these inspiring ladies are saying about their experiences.

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