Nutrition and Wellbeing

Nutritional interventions to support wellbeing

Could the key to unlocking mental health and wellbeing be as simple as what you eat? Get up to speed with the latest research. Learn how to upgrade your mental health and wellbeing, and nourish those in your care.

Developed by Professor Julia Rucklidge.

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In Professor Julia Rucklidge’s wellbeing series, you’ll learn how to boost and enhance the different aspects of hauora (health) through psychology, lifestyle changes and the nutritional interventions explored in this course.

We all know there’s a relationship between what we eat and how we feel, but what does the science show us?

Explore the relationship between nutrition and wellbeing, and investigate the research-backed strategies that have been proven to maintain and improve our wellbeing.

Developed by clinical psychologist Julia Rucklidge (director of the UC Mental Health and Nutrition Research Lab), you'll explore the important role that wholefoods rich in micronutrients play in maintaining mental and physical wellbeing through the latest nutrition and wellbeing research.

Please note: UC Online has a minimum enrolment threshold that must be met to enable opportunities for interaction, discussion, and feedback. If the minimum number of enrolments required for a course is not met, enrolled students will be given the option to defer their enrolment to the next course date, or receive a refund. 

The information in this course is intended for general education purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek advice on diagnosis or treatment of medical conditions from your doctor or other registered healthcare professional.



Qualification Micro-credential
Learning time 50 hours | about 6 hours a week
Points 5
Dates 29 Jan - 1 April 2024
Type Instructor-paced
This course is ideal for
  • Health industry professionals
  • HR professionals
  • Managers
  • Teachers
  • Parents
What you'll learn
  • Some of the main theories and models behind wellbeing
  • The difference between macro and micro-nutrients
  • Specific strategies to improve your nutritional intake 
This course includes
  • 5 Modules
  • 5 Quizzes and Activities
  • 2 Reports
  • Learner discussion forums
  • Audio and video – Closed caption English transcripts available
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