Cutting edge clinical nutrition education

Continue your journey in clinical nutrition to become a certified holistic & performance nutritionist.

  • University level education*

  • Extends your knowledge from nutrition coaching into clinical nutrition

  • Learn the treatment of health conditions with nutritional medicine

  • Deepens your knowledge base from the Nutrition Coach program

  • Learn how to apply holistic yet evidence-based concepts of clinical nutrition for the treatment of disease and disorder

Prospective students, please note:

Anyone can enter the HPN program and complete the course. However, to become a Certified Holistic and Performance Nutritionist, you will have to also have completed the HPI Nutrition Coaching program which makes up the foundation for this more advanced program.
If you do not have this, please consider completing the Nutrition Coach course first.

*The New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) has evaluated the Certified Holistic and Performance Nutritionist (Micro-credential) delivered by Holistic Performance Limited and has assessed it to be equivalent to 35 credits (350 notional learning hours) at Level 6 on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework (NZQF)
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Cliff Harvey

Founder and CEO

Cliff Harvey

Cliff Harvey PhD, DipFit, DipNat, is a nutritionist, naturopath, author, life and purpose coach, and researcher. In over two decades of practice he has helped thousands of people to achieve their goals, from those who are chronically and acutely unwell, through to elite-level athletes, and ‘elite-attitude’ business people and entrepreneurs. He is an active researcher and is known for performing foundational research on keto-flu, ketogenic supplements, and 'carbohydrate tolerance' between individuals. Cliff is a best-selling author of several books and is a former world champion strength athlete, and competitive submission wrestler.
Kirsten  Beynon

Associate Lecturer

Kirsten Beynon

Kirsten Beynon BSc, MSc, Dip.Nut has many years of experience in the medical field, and a broad and deep knowledge of medications and complex medical conditions that she applies in her practice of nutrition. Kirsten has an interest in all aspects of nutrition: weight loss, nutrition for specific health conditions and nutrition for all life stages. She holds a BSc (Honours) in Biomedical Sciences, a Masters degree in Toxicology and a Diploma in Nutrition. These complement each other to provide great background knowledge of health and nutrition along with strong research and problem solving skills.
Ashley Speer

Associate Lecturer

Ashley Speer

Ashley Speers BA, MSc, CNS is a licensed dietitian nutritionist in the US and holds a master's degree in nutrition. Ashley is our member support guru and clinical nutrition specialist.

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