During the last 29 years, AFPA has certified over 130,000 health, nutrition, and fitness professionals. During AFPA's Student & Community Appreciation Week, we are highlighting some of the impactful work of a few of our graduates.
Meet Jelly Young, an AFPA Certified Holistic Nutritionist.
Meet Jelly, AFPA Certified Holistic Nutritionist
Jelly is an AFPA Certified Holistic Nutritionist who offers an 8-week plant-based coaching program to help clients transition to a whole foods, plant-based diet without feeling overwhelmed or deprived. She also hosts group challenges and resets to inspire people to incorporate more fruits, vegetables, and legumes into their diet and gives talks at community centers and her local YMCA.
She attributes her confidence to grow her business and make an impact to the scientific knowledge and applicable skills she gained through her AFPA nutrition training.
You can connect with Jelly on Instagram.
What is a Holistic Nutritionist?
A holistic nutritionist uses food and nutrition to help people optimize their personal health. They educate on the fundamentals of food and nutrition and support lasting results with the science and skills of behavior change.
An AFPA Certified Holistic Nutritionist has a comprehensive science-backed nutrition training, and also considers the "whole person" and the many dimensions of wellness, which include emotional, physical, and social.
What do other Certified Holistic Nutritionists do?
- Charlotte Faith writes recipe e-books.
- Meral Jibouri creates content and does online nutrition coaching.
- Kat Sanchez uses her nutrition knowledge to help clients achieve clear skin.
How can I get certified as a Holistic Nutritionist?
AFPA offers a Holistic Nutritionist Certification. You can earn your certification in 6 months or less with our flexible study-from-home program.