Short Courses

Introduction to 21st Century Nutrition


Nutrition is one of the most exciting areas in science today. Discover how recent findings have turned nutrition basics traditional wisdom on its head.

In this series of 3 lessons our guest lecturer, Ben Brown will explore:

  • How nutrition can literally transform your genetics and physiology
  • Why the way we think about calories, fat, protein and sugar has changed
  • The nutritional secrets of the healthiest and longest-lived cultures

Course fee: £55
(the fee includes over 150 minutes of video-recorded lessons and accompanying slides)

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About the Lecturer


Benjamin is an Australian trained Naturopath with a range of educational, clinical and technical experience. During his career, Benjamin has lectured for thousands of health care professionals internationally, taught in various colleges, worked in technical research and maintained a clinical practice. An experienced speaker, Benjamin has conducted training programs and seminars on various topics, in particular evidence-based and integrative approaches to the management, as well as treatment and prevention of commonly encountered health problems.

Lesson 1 – Food as Medicine

The very old idea that food is medicine has moved to the forefront of healthcare today. We are in the midst of an epidemic of diet related illness and research is uncovering just how powerful dietary change is.

Lesson 2 – Contains Calories, Fat, Protein and Sugar

Some of the most controversial areas of nutrition are those surrounding the effect of calories, fats, protein and sugar. We bust the cholesterol myth, expose trans fats, explore why a calorie is not a calorie, examine plant vs. animal protein, and uncover the effects of sugar

Lesson 3 – Secrets of the Healthiest and Longest Lived People

Traditional dietary practices are informing modern nutrition in ways that are insightful and immediately relevant in the modern world. Why do some cultures enjoy remarkably healthy and very long lives? We explore the nutritional science behind their wonderful food cultures.

Access to Course Materials

You can enrol on this course at any time. Once registered, you will be sent a log-in to our password-protected website, from where you will be able to download course materials (lesson slides & video recordings). Registrations are processed within 1 working day.  Please note that you will have access to the materials on our website for a period of 2 months from the time of enrolment, after which your log-in will expire

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Please note that this course is designed for personal information only and it does not lead to a nutrition qualification. Students who wish to pursue their studies further with BCNH on a Diploma course will be subject to standard enrolment requirements. Please see our website


The fee includes PDF files of course materials along with video recorded lectures (mp4) which must be downloaded from our password-protected website. Students will have access to the materials on our website for a maximum period of 2 months from the time of enrolment. Once the 2 month period has ended, access to the website will be removed. By purchasing this course, students agree to be bound by the terms and conditions.

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All BCNH material is the copyright of BCNH College of Nutrition & Health. No part of the course material may be reproduced by students by any means or in any form whatsoever without a written permission from BCNH. Any breaches of copyright will be prosecuted.

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