Credible Nutrition education from qualified health care professionals. Learn from the experts now.
Try this complimentary course to get a taste of what Megabite courses are all about. Rachel Scrivin is an Advanced Sports Dietitian (with Sports Dietitian Australia). In this course she introduces the different sports specific macronutrient and hydration guidelines, and explains how they affect athletic performance; so you (and your clients) can train and compete at your best!
NEW RELEASE FOR MARCH - Use promo code lchf10 at checkout to recieve $10 USD off the course price. Only until 31.03.2019. Learn about the difference between Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) management and a low carbohydrate high fat (LCHF) approach and develop an awareness of the available research investigating LCHF diets in T2D.
Katherine Baqleh provides an in depth presentation on the different types of vegetarian diets and how these may impact our health. She discusses the nutritional adequacy of vegetarian and vegan diets, and possible nutritional deficiencies if not properly managed.
COMING SOON - Caryn provides a fantastic evidence based presentation on the science and practice of fasting, and its impact on health to enhance your clinical knowledge and skills when working with clients who fast.
COMING SOON - Dr. Patrick Owen explains the history and evolution of the Paleo Diet. You will learn about the differences between the Paleolithic hunter-gather diet compared to the modern-day Paleo diet and why dairy, grains and legumes are excluded.
Dr. Patrick Owen describes in detail the biochemistry and physiology behind the ketogenic diet for fat loss and athletic performance. You will learn how to apply the keotgenic diet into your practice, backed up by the latest research evidence.
Well known sports nutrition researcher Stephanie Gaskell presents an in-depth course on exercise induced gastrointestinal syndrome (EIGS). She highlights the prevalence, primary causes, exacerbating factors and common symptoms that athletes experience.
Joel Feren works primarily in residential care for seniors, and is an expert in this specialist niche. He presents a fantastic course about how to manage appropriate nutrition care for seniors, who often present with co-morbidities and complications.
Dr. Kim Faulkner-Hogg provides and in-depth presentation about the evolution of the gluten free diet to what it is today. You will learn about how we teach gluten avoidance and the impact on quality of life, and how to apply this into patient/ client lifestyles.
Sharon Trueman is an expert Dietitian working in the specialised area of food allergy and food intolerance. You will learn to understand what the differences are between food intolerance and food allergy to enable you to better understand how to manage your clients.
In this course you will learn what the gut microbiota is, and how the gut microbiota may affect obesity development.
Bridget is a specialist Paediatric Dietitian, who works closely with patients who have epilepsy, and are wanting to use the ketogenic diet as a treatment for seizure management.
Brittani Beavis is a Maori Dietitian and she provides an excellent presentation on Maori health, and the specific nutritional considerations clinicians working with Maori should understand and appreciate.
There is a lot of emerging research about the gut microbiome, and as a Clinician it is important to be aware of this new research. Nicole helps you to understand the interaction between our food and gut health.
Learn about the prevalence and incidence of eating disorders amongst athletes, and which sports have the highest incidence rates. Understand the different treatment options for athletes with eating disorders or disordered eating.
Working with athletes that have injuries can be challenging. Rachel explains how nutrition can impact on prevention and recovery from an injury. This course will help you to enhance nutrition care for athletes.
Peta Adams is an expert Dietitian working with women who have PCOS. You will learn the latest novel nutrition strategies to assist with reducing insulin resistance and improving insulin sensitivity.
Fiona provides a very valuable point of view in this presentation - that you can be healthy at every size. She provides an overview of the rationale for weight-neutral approaches as used in the practice of dietetics for clients with weight concern.
Learn from an expert Paediatric Dietitian on how to accurately assess a paediatric tube feeding patient, and provide the correct nutritional feeding intervention.
Feeding a patient in the ICU can be an extremely technical process, and it is very important to get the volume of feed, feeding route and type of feed correct. Dr. Shankar will explain the full nutrition care process and how to feed a critically ill patient.
Everything you need to know about Supplements: Understand the different definitions and classifications for sports supplements, and the role of an appropriate supplementation programme within an athlete's training schedule.
Learn about the latest researched evidence on the correct use of protein supplements, and how to manage protein intake in both resistance and endurance training.
Dr. Gary Slater is an expert in body composition, ISAK level 3 Instructor and Australian New Zealand Bone Mineral Society (ANZBMS) clinical densitometry technician. Learn the difference between the various physique assessment methods, and how you can apply a specific technique into your practice.
THIS COURSE IS BUNDLED WITH SHEDDING LIGHT ON VITAMIN D AT NO EXTRA COST! Can Vitamin D enhance athletic performance? Dr. Kirsty Fairnbairn explains how the sunshine vitamin may effect athletic performance by discussing the research and evidence around the use of Vitamin D.
If you are a competitive rower, how do you make weight safely without compromising your performance? Sally Baumann is an experienced Dietitian working mostly with lightweight rowers who need to make weight. This presentation outlines how to make weight for competition day safely and how to fuel appropriately.
Angela Berrill is an experienced Dietitian who provides an insight into the latest evidence and research on the nutritional considerations for Saturated Fats (SF) and Health.
Hannah Gentle has first hand experience with implementing food biodiveristy programmes. She explains about food biodiversity and how to implement strategies, tools and activities to help integrate food biodiversity into (national, regional and local level) policies, food systems, educational programmes, and daily diets.
Learn about the unique physiological demands of Australian rules Football, and the pre-season nutritional considerations for these athletes, including the rookie 'gainers' and the experienced 'leaners'.
Learn about the different types of intermittent fasting, and how these may impact your health and sports performance. Georgia provides an insight into intermittent fasting and the purported reasons for its use.
It can be frustrating for Dietitians, Parents and care-givers when feeding a fussy child. Anna Sloan provides expert advice for when Fussy Eating is more than "just a phase", and gives great tips and tricks to overcome fussy eating behaviours.
Learn about how to fuel for brick sessions, recovery days and ultimately the big event. Getting your nutrition and hydration sorted for Ironman competitors is essential for success, whether recreational or elite. Advanced Sports Dietitian Sally Garrard shares advice and a full race day nutrition plan for athletes, coaches and clinicians to use to prepare for these gruelling events.
Learn about the unique nutritional considerations for Para-athletes from Dietitian Kath Fouhy, who was the Performance and Recovery Manager for the NZ Paralympic team in Rio 2016. Kath outlines the 10 main classes of Para-athlete, and how to optimise food and fluid intakes to aid their training and competition performance.
Learn about how a Low Carb, Healthy Fat diet may be used as an alternative fuel method for endurance athletes. Dietitian, lecturer and researcher Dr. Caryn Zinn outlines how to get the healthy fat intake just right so you don't go into ketosis, and can access huge fat energy reserves for endurance sport.
THIS COURSE IS BUNDLED WITH 'VITAMIN D - THE LATEST ERGOGENIC AID?' AT NO EXTRA COST. TWO COURSES FOR THE PRICE OF ONE. Dr. Kirsty Fairbairn outlines the biochemical pathways of Vitamin D2 and D3 in the body, and moves on to deficiency issues, sun exposure guidelines and the potential dangers of over-supplementation of Vitamin D.
How do you organise and feed the hungry, growing adolescent athlete? Dietitian Rachel Svenson tackles this big question, and provides ideas for parents, coaches and nutritionists of how to stock up your fridge to get them the energy they need.
Professor Louise Burke provides an overview of the history of fluid guidelines for endurance sport, and the evolution of the latest hydration recommendations. Prof. Burke discusses the implications of over-hydration and Exercise Associated Hyponatremia, and provides clear guidelines for symptoms, treatment and prevention.
Training and competing in Fitness and Figure sport is challenging mentally, physically and nutritionally. Dietitian Angie Clark provides an experienced insight into how to eat, drink and train just the right amount to get lean, and have plump muscles and great vascularity on show day.
Trained Dietitian and Elite Competitor Emily Miazga provides the latest research evidence and ‘personal experiences’ on the nutritional considerations for Ultra-Endurance and MultiSport racing. She includes detailed meal plans and guidelines on carb loading to maximise race day performance.
Dietitian Gabrielle Maston explains the latest research evidence in regards to Bariatric Surgery and 'Super Obesity', and talks through the 4 main types of surgical procedures. Learn how to manage your nutrition before and after surgery so you or your clients get the desired results.
Advanced Sports Dietitian Alicia Edge defines Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S), and discusses the latest research evidence regarding it. Learn how to diagnose RED-S, and how to avoid it when training as an athlete. This is important information for clinicians when providing nutrition advice and care to athletes.
LCHF (Low Carbohydrate Healthy Fat) is proving to be popular for many athletes and people with insulin insufficiency, or those just wanting to make a lifestyle change. Dietitian Dr. Caryn Zinn presents the biochemistry and physiological principles behind LCHF diets, and how to apply these into your lifestyle.
IBS Specialist Dietitian Chloe McLeod gives the latest research evidence on Irritable Bowel Syndrome and FODMAPs. Learn how to implement the FODMAPs protocol to ease the symptoms of IBS, and improve your or your clients' health.
Dietitian Dave Shaw outlines some of the latest research evidence on Immunology and Sports Nutrition. Getting coughs, colds and infections will impact your training and performance. The recommendations in this course will help athletes to maintain optimal health and fitness.
One of the most important aspects of being able to successfully train and compete at an elite or recreational level is learning how to recover effectively with food and fluids. Dietitian Joanna Shinewell provides practical advice on how to do this across the 2 main phases of recovery.
Sports Dietitian and Squash player Rachel Scrivin starts with a background of the physiological and energy demands of the main Racquet Sports. She gives detailed food and fluid guidelines for training to enable athletes, coaches and clinicians to get the performance results they or their clients desire.