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Graduate Degree in Clinical Nutrition

Title: Specialist

Lenght of study: 22 months

Category: Classroom course

Requirement: Professionals with an undergraduate degree in Nutrition or other health areas.

About the course

The student will have the possibility of getting updated on the treatment of chronic non-communicable diseases comprising obesity, diabetes, arterial hypertension, and kidney, liver, and cardiovascular diseases, in addition to certain types of cancer, since research has reported a strong relationship with inadequate nourishment. It will also thoroughly address updates on nutrition such as hospital gastronomy, nutrition and aesthetics, phytotherapeutic agents and functional foods, and sports supplements, presenting an important focus on Pediatrics.

In the labor market, the specialist may work with clinical nutrition, assessing the nutritional status and offering nutritional guidance based on current topics. Also, clinical nutrition is part of a new market niche related to nutrition and welfare, nutrition and aesthetics.


  • Cellular Biochemistry
  • Macronutrient Metabolism
  • Micronutrient Metabolism
  • Pharmacology in Nutrition
  • Nutrient Bioavailability
  • Dietary and Anthropometric Data Assessment
  • Nutritional Needs and Dietary Guidelines
  • Laboratory Tests Interpretation
  • Nutritional Therapy in Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Nutritional Therapy in Hepatopathies
  • Nutritional Therapy in Nephropathy
  • Nutritional Therapy in Dysphagia
  • Nutritional Therapy in Dyslipidemia and CHF
  • Nutritional Therapy in Diseases of the Endocrine System
  • Nutritional Therapy in Neoplasia
  • Nutritional Therapy in the Critical Patient (Trauma, Sepsis, and Burn)
  • Obesity and Bariatric Surgery
  • Functional Foods
  • Phytotherapy in Nutrition
  • Hospital Gastronomy
  • Functional Gastronomy
  • Nutrition and Aesthetics
  • Beauty Supplements and Oral Cosmetics
  • Vitamin-mineral Supplementation
  • Enteral and Parenteral Nutritional Therapy
  • Sports Physiology
  • Dietary supplements in Physical Performance

Recursos Disponíveis

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