Certificate in Thyroid Nutrition


Certificate in Thyroid Nutrition will give an insight to the students about the nutritional management in Thyroid related disorders. Nutrition plays a crucial role in supporting thyroid health. The thyroid gland produces hormones that regulate metabolism, energy levels, and various bodily functions.

The thyroid gland is the master regulator of a person’s metabolism – it dictates how many and at what speed that calories are burned for energy. If the thyroid is dysfunctional it can slow down a person’s metabolic rate by 50%.

Thyroid nutrition is an approach to manage the thyroid related disorders with the help of diet, lifestyle and physical activities along with the hormonal treatment.

Current statistics show that 1 in 8 people have some form of thyroid dysfunction and the rates of autoimmune conditions have increased, here comes the role of a thyroid nutritionist. A thyroid nutritionist / Dietitian with full knowledge of thyroid related disorders and its nutrition will help the population with their nutritional management and lifestyle changes

Certificate in Thyroid Nutrition will guides the relationship of Thyroid with nutrition, food, sleep, stress, fitness, and harmful environmental variables.

It also focuses on the role of various dietary supplements available in the market for thyroid dysfunction. Also it includes cutting-edge nutrition assessment and diagnostic tools for various thyroid related diseases / disorders. As you dive deep into integrative medical nutrition therapies, you will learn to identify and resolve core imbalances that lie at the root of most chronic health conditions, helping your clients

Apart from this the major focus will be on diet planning and diet counselling for various thyroid dysfunction.

On completion of this certificate course student will be able to gain knowledge regarding:-

  • Nutrient requirement for Thyroid Gland
  • Disorders, Diagnosis and Treatment related to Thyroid
  • Detoxification of the body for thyroid function
  • Relationship of Nutrition with food, sleep, stress, fitness, and harmful environmental variables with thyroid gland
  • Special dietary supplements for thyroid disorders and its therapeutic uses
  • Diet planning for Thyroid dysfunction
  • This Certificate programme opens new ways for health professionals including dietitians, doctors, pharmacologists, hospital technicians, etc. to gain more knowledge regarding Thyroid Nutrition. It gives a professional outlook to the people in these fields. They will be able to review patients in the hospital setups as well as clinics. It also beneficial for home makers to understand about this epidemic and its dietary changes.

    Practitioners of thyroid nutrition or dietitians, work with individuals to create customized nutrition plans that aim to restore balance, support the body's natural healing processes, and optimize overall health. This approach has gained popularity as people seek more holistic and personalized solutions to their health concerns

    After completion of this course one can work as an dietitian specialist in Thyroid Nutritionist, Patient care manager at MNCs and Health centres, Research Dietitian at various organizations, Nutrition Nurse at Hospitals, health centres, nursing homes, Volunteers at Orphanages for patients, Dietician in hospitals and Nutritionists in health clinics, health centres and MNCs. Also they can work as a project assistant, project associate and chief nutritionist in NGO's and private organizations.

    It will also enable an individual to avail of jobs at government, community and private hospitals, community and private clinics, pharmaceutical and nutraceutical companies as an Thyroid Nutrition educator / Dietitian. One can work as a Thyroid Nutrition counsellor and assist doctor in counselling their patients in any private clinic/hospital.

    Programme Structure

    Module 1: Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology

    Module 2: Nutrients (Role and Significance)

    Module 3: Understanding Nutrition (Basic diets for normal conditions / RDA)

    Module 4: Introduction to of Thyroid Gland and its Hormones

    Module 5: Macronutrient and Micronutrient requirement for Thyroid Gland

    Module 6: Disorders, Diagnosis and Treatment related to Thyroid

    Module 7: Medical Nutrition Management for Thyroid related disorder

    Module 8: Therapeutic Diet for Thyroid dysfunction management

    Module 9: Nutrition education, counselling Strategies and supplements related to Thyroid

    Module 10: Recent researches related to Thyroid and Diet

    Module 11: Practitioner Case Studies


    Any Graduate/ B.tech/ B.Sc. in Microbiology/ Life Sciences/ Botany/ Zoology/ Food Science/ Food Technology/ BE/ B.Pharma/ MBBS/ BDS/ BHMS/ BUMS/ BAMS or any other discipline. Diploma holders are also eligible.

    Programme Duration

    The duration to complete this programme is 6 Months.


    The registration dates for this programme run by the Institute are updated timely on the webpage. Effective online learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the programme lectures, online live classes and study material easily accessible. This gives a huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.

    Programme Deliverables

    A comprehensive study material for all the modules in hard copies ensuring the needs of the audience. The accompanying training material is appropriately aligned with the current Industry’s expectations.

    • – Interactive or online live sessions on all key areas of the programme giving all flexibility to the participants.
    • – Online classes for all the modules will be conducted on the weekends. Moreover, a doubt clearing session will also be scheduled before the examination.
    • – All the efforts are made by IGMPI faculty members to make the entire programme modules easily understandable.
    • – Assessment and evaluation for all the programme modules in order to enhance the levels of competencies and skills of the participants leading towards the objective of application in the job.
    • – At the end of each programme modules, the trainers shall obtain feedback from the participants using specially designed questionnaires.
    • – All learning and training delivery initiatives shall be conducted in English.

    Assessment & Certification

    All the participants are expected to appear for online assessment. After successfully qualifying the examination, the participants will be awarded the Certificate in Thyroid Nutrition by Centre for Nutrition and Dietetics (CNDS), IGMPI. For all the above-mentioned elaborate study resources, Assessment test papers and case studies would be provided by the Institute from time to time. Details get updated on the website as well. The certification will be awarded after the required levels of knowledge, skills, professionalism and attitude are assessed through the IGMPI assessment process.

    Placement Assistance & Corporate Relations

    The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing with placement assistance to its participants. The robust placement cell comprises of senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintains close links with business and industry. We are engaged in promoting the employability of our participants by maintaining good rapport and relation with HR cell and recruiting managers of leading Food and Agriculture companies across the globe. The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing, interview skills & conducting mock interviews etc.

    In recent Months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working global healthcare and nutrition giants like Thyrocare, Rajagiri Hospital, Max Super Speciality Hospital, Fortis Hospital, HealthifyMe Pvt. Ltd., Dr.Kamakshi Memorial Hospital, Wellspring Healthcare Pvt. Ltd., Fitelo, Pure Nutrition (Herbs Nutriproducts Pvt. Ltd.), Cloudnine Hospital, Kolors Healthcare, Narayana Multispeciality Clinic, Manipal Hospital, etc.

    Future career prospects

    Centre of Nutrition and Dietetics Studies (CNDS), IGMPI’s online programme is a professional programme targeted to cater the health industry needs trained health professionals.

    The need for Nutrition in specific filed is becoming a necessity these days. Companies / Organizations are hiring manpower in the specialized fields. The information, guidance, practical training and off programme completion certificate will provide the participant with not one but many opportunities in the industry.

    After the successful completion of certificate course in Thyroid Nutrition, a student can seek job in various sectors like Government, Non-Government Organizations, Multi-National Companies, private clinics, hospitals, health centres, colleges, institutes etc.

    To be exact in the job specific terms a student can opt jobs as:-

  • Thyroid Nutritionist/ Dietitian at various public and private organization
  • Dietitian / Nutritionist at Hospitals, clinics, health centres, etc.
  • Teacher/ lecturer/ professor in Colleges or Institutes
  • Community worker at NGO & Government Organizations
  • Telehealth Nutritionist, Nutrition Consultant for Healthcare Institutions, etc.
  • Patient care manager at MNCs and Health centres.
  • Research Dietitian at various organizations
  • Nutrition Nurse at Hospitals, health centres, nursing homes

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    Programme Fee details

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