"Poor diet is responsible for more disease and death now than physical inactivity, smoking and alcohol combined." Dr Aseem Malhotra MBChB MRCP

Evidence-Based Online Nutrition Education

Welcome to Sano School of Culinary Medicine - where a passion for food and health meets nutritional science.

If you’re passionate about nutrition, food and wellbeing and want to learn how to use food to benefit your health then you’ve come to the right place.

The interest in education around nutrition and demand for healthier food is bigger now than at any other point in history. According to the Nielsen Global Health and Ingredient-Sentiment Survey from August 2016, ‘70% of people now actively make dietary choices to help prevent health conditions'. Consumers are also looking for proper guidance on what and how much to eat in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Developed by Nutritionists our online Diploma in Applied Nutrition empowers you to make good food choices and develop nutritious recipes to support health. Use this knowledge for your own health or in your business. The choice is yours.

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Sano’s CPD accredited online nutrition diploma is delightfully evidence based, practical and I’ve personally found what I learnt life changing for my family as well as invaluable for enhancing patient care. I highly recommend this diploma to medics as it’s a brilliant refresher of biomedical science (that we learnt many moons ago!) plus really interesting new information that can be applied to patient care.
Dr Claudia Pastides

Our online diploma course is:



Our diploma is accredited by the FNTP. We are also members of the CMA and The CPD Certification Service



No fads or nonsense. Our diploma course is based on nutritional science.



We empower you with the knowledge and tools to make food choices and develop recipes based around health.



Study anywhere anytime using multiple devices. Fit our diploma course around your life.


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Join our online community, share your knowledge and network with other students.

“As someone who works full time and hasn't studied in over 13 years, I've just completed the 'Food and Mood' module and loved it. This course is flexible, informative and I have really enjoyed it! Can't believe it's almost over but look forward to the possibility of additional modules.”

Roveena, Senior Healthcare Manager


Our online Diploma in Applied Nutrition is accredited by the FNTP, certified by The CPD Certification Service and we are a member of the CMA. All our modules and exams are marked by qualified Nutritional Therapists.


What is culinary medicine?

Culinary medicine is an exciting new field that brings the science of nutrition into the kitchen and the meals we cook and eat every day. Studying culinary medicine gives you the tools to design recipes that support health.

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