Plant Based Academy is a world renowned university specialising in plant based nutrition, plant based culinary art, lifestyle medicine and culinary medicine. Plant Based Academy is dedicated and obsessively committed to “sustainable veganism” through plant based nutritional science, culinary medicine, regenerative farming practises & lifestyle medicine education. We believe strongly that with the proper guidance and knowledge on correct plant based nutrition that not only is a plant based vegan diet and lifestyle, an incredibly ethical decision for animals and our planet, but also a perfectly adequate and a life long sustainable health promoting, disease preventing and reversing approach for all of us. Our advanced degree course is the most comprehensive course of this kind on the planet, a deep dive into biohacking, longevity research, powerful immunity, cell biology, health science and nutritional biochemistry, optimum mitochondrial health, plant hormetic science, plant based fine dining and so much more.
Our professional courses are not only the most recognised plant based course available but also the most comprehensive and at the best value plant based qualification in the world . Our courses focus on plant based nutritional science , culinary medicine and lifestyle medicine including advanced fermentation & herbalism and we also include modules on advanced cacao making and plant based medicinal skincare. Our Ethos is 100% organic 100% sugar free. We do not use any processed sugars such as agave, coconut sugar or nectar. Plant Based training and education is a life changing course and an incredible investment for you and the planet. Our Courses are suitable for doctors, nurses, chefs, health enthusiasts, experienced vegans and raw foodists, complete beginners and people looking to start a plant based business. We have had hundreds of students come through our courses over many years and many of them have used their professional certificates and diplomas to gain employment in plant based businesses around the world and to build new plant based businesses. Many students have also use their training to assist them in the pursuit of optimum health for themselves and loved ones. On our world unique training courses you will learn how to prepare the healthiest vegan food on the planet completely sugar free , refined, medicinal and super delicious . You will also learn about the scientific mechanisms, metabolic pathways and processes to reverse and prevent aging and chronic illnesses. You will learn about plant compounds which activate certain genes which turn on longevity and contribute to incredible health and energy and turn off certain genes responsible for inflammation and ageing.
Professional Certificate and Diploma
The certificate and diploma courses are fully online courses and suitable for Individuals who hold a qualification in science, or registered dieticians physicians and other health professionals who desire to apply evidenced base for plant-based diets in their practice, those who want to pursue a plant based business, health educators who want to communicate the health benefits of plant-based eating for health promotion, students motivated to promote sustainable diets, and those interested in lifestyle medicine and plant based nutrition on an advanced level.
The Advanced Degree Course
The advanced degree program is designed to provide students with advanced training in plant based nutritional science, lifestyle medicine and culinary art with an emphasis on culinary medicine. The program offers advanced insights and research in nutritional science, cell biology, lifestyle medicine and culinary medicine with an emphasis on the role of plant-based dietary practices in human health and the environment. The program prepares students for careers in the field of nutrition, promoting plant-based nutrition for health in health care facilities, wellness industry, food service, educational institutions, for a leadership role in academia, government, or food industry, and careers involving evidence-based communication of plant-based nutritional science for the health and well-being of the individual, population and the planet. The degree requires a minimum of 1200 hours and includes research, lectures, private tutoring and practise, culminating in written and practical assignments and a comprehensive exam. This is considered a non-thesis degree program. A written and practical comprehensive examination is required.
Comprehensive Course Curriculum Modules:
Module 1: Plant Based Nutritional Science: Plant Based Health Myths, Pitfalls & Essentials. Long Term Sustainable Veganism. – An Introduction to Phytochemicals.
Module 2: The Art of Advanced Fermentation & The Science of Gut Microbiota, Probiotics, Prebiotics, Synbiotics & Psychobiotics. Increasing Phytochemical Content Via Fermentation.
Module 3: Advanced Exploration of Phytochemicals, Culinary Medicine & Medicinal Liquid Nutrition. Smoothies, Seed Milks, Salads, Sprouts & Cold Pressed Elixirs.
Module 4: Taoist Herbalism & Medicinal Mushrooms. Tonics, Teas, Tinctures & Extractions. The Science of Adaptogenics & Herbal Nootropics. – Phytochemicals Continues with Adaptogenic Herbs.
Module 5: The Art and Science of the World’s Healthiest Raw Chocolate & Healthy Light Refined Vegetable Desserts. Healthy Sugar Alternatives, Nut Free Cakes & Medicinal Cookies. – The Sweet Magic of Polyphenols.
Module 6: Raw Food Dehydration & Slow Cooking. Crackers, Breads, Crisps, Cookies & Wraps. The Dangers of high heat cooking and toxic byproducts. – Raw Food Vs Living Food & the preservation of phytochemicals.
Module 7: Molecular Gastronomy : Breaking The Cell Wall for Flavour, Nutrient Bioavailability, Optimum Digestion and Texture. Taking a Humble Ingredient and Elevating it to a World Class Dish using refined practices and fine dining techniques.
Module 8: Raw Gourmet Medicinal Meal Demonstration. Costing, Planning,Writing & Executing a Menu.
Module 9: Practical & Written Exam – 5 Course Fine Dining Refined & Medicinal Plant Based Menu Presentation. Setting up a Plant Based Business, Menu Costings & Profit & Loss.
Module 10: Phytochemicals for the Integumentary System. Plant Based Skin Care & Cosmetics which are Raw Vegan Organic & Edible. Medicinal Face Care Protocol & Nurturing the Moist Envelope of the Soul with Ammonia Oxidizing Bacteria (AOB).
Module 11: Lifestyle Medicine Part I. BioHacking & Functional Health. How to achieve optimum Health, Happiness & Longevity with Passion, vitality and Incredible Relationships.
Module 12: Lifestyle Medicine Part II. Raw Food on The Go & How to Travel and Thrive on Plant Based Health Foods & Lifestyle biohacks to limit Radiation Exposure.