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NNEdPro: The Need for Nutrition Education/Innovation Programme
An award-winning interdisciplinary think-tank, building upon over a decade of nutrition education, research and innovation. Located in Cambridge (UK) where they convene central as well as regional networks across six continents as part of the International Knowledge Application Network Hub in Nutrition-2025. We develop adaptable and scalable educational models for nutrition capacity building in health systems. We also conduct a range of training courses as well as primary research studies and syntheses to fill key evidence gaps.
NNEdPro: Australia New Zealand Network
The ANZ NNEdPro Network is a collaboration of dietitians, doctors, academics, medical and health care educators, researchers students and professional associations in Australia and New Zealand. The aim of the Network is to strengthen the nutrition education and competence of medical and healthcare professionals in Australia and New Zealand through innovation in research, resource development and delivery.
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Nutritank was founded by two medical students in the UK who believed that nutrition and lifestyle medicine education in medical training was not adequate. Nutritank is an innovative information hub of food, nutrition and lifestyle medicine. Promoting the need for greater nutrition and lifestyle medicine education within healthcare training and empowering members of the public to improve their health.
In 2019, Nutritank formally formed a coalition with the organisations NNEdPro and Culinary Medicine UK who share the belief in promoting greater nutrition and lifestyle medicine in medical education.
The Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine (ASLM) is an interdisciplinary society of health professionals working towards improved prevention, management, and treatment of chronic, complex and lifestyle-related conditions. ‘Lifestyle-related’ includes environmental, societal, behavioural and other factors. Lifestyle Medicine is a rapidly growing discipline with numerous colleges and societies around the world and many more countries starting up. ASLM members include GPs and medical specialists, allied health practitioners, public health professionals, health service delivery personnel, educators, scientists and researchers.
Food as Medicine - Free open online course
This free course will have broad general interest appeal to everyone interested in food, nutrition and health; but will be of particular interest to healthcare professionals who are looking to learn more evidenced-based information to assist them in providing food-based recommendations to their patients.
Nutrition in Medicine
Longstanding evidence-based clinical nutrition education for medical students, residents, fellows, and other physicians (USA). Online Nutrition Modules and a core nutrition curriculum for medical students that includes both the preventive and therapeutic aspects of medical nutrition care for both pre-clinical and clinical education.