Functional Nutrition Training Programs

From in-depth Functional Nutrition training programs for coaches and clinicians of all levels, to courses that allow you to experience Functional Nutrition via seasonal functional detoxes and cleanses – we‘ve trained thousands in the science and art of using “food as medicine”.

Changing the way we do healthcare

We envision a world where patients are empowered to participate in their own health outcomes. We believe this empowerment requires a systems-based approach to nutrition and a heart-centric approach to patient and client care.


We call this functional — it’s what we teach and it’s what we practice.

Our Premier Professional Trainings

full body systems training

Enrolling now! Signature Training

Full Body Systems

Functional Nutrition Alliance Certified Functional Nutrition Counselor

  • 10-month online nutrition training program
  • Includes 7 intensives, each covering a different biological system of the body
  • Systems and tools that you need for a successful Functional Nutrition practice
  • Live sessions and mentorship
  • Become a part of an incredible community, changing the way we do healthcare
  • Accredited by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners (AADP) and the American Association of Natural Wellness Practitioners (AANWP)
  • Continuing Education Units Available
functional nutrition lifestyle practitioner

For FBS Graduates Advanced Practicum

Functional Nutrition & Lifestyle Practitioner

FNLP Certification, Application Only

  • 4-month online program in Functional Nutrition
  • Deep-dive into the Functional Nutrition tools, systems and counseling best practices developed by the Functional Nutrition Alliance
  • Receive direct mentorship on your clinical skills and dedicated community support on any aspect of your practice
  • Join a community of dedicated and like-minded Functional Nutrition practitioners
  • Access to monthly office hours with Andrea Nakayama and the whole FNLP community – post-certification
  • FNLP is an application-only program open only to graduates of Full Body Systems.

Talk to an Expert About our Professional Training Programs

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Connect with a Full Body Systems admissions advisor to learn more about the curriculum now.


Experience the power of Functional Nutrition

Seasonally we offer Functional Nutrition detoxes, cleanses and home-study courses that allow you to experience the benefits of Functional Nutrition in your own body!

estrozen hormone balance



  • 3 week program addressing estrogen dominance & hormone balance
  • Masterclasses with Andrea Nakayama, that dive deep into the science & art of hormone balance
  • Hormone balancing recipes & lifestyle support
  • Community message board with additional guidance from the FxNA nutrition team
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Hashi Companion

  • 8-module home study course covering the root causes of autoimmunity and Hashimoto’s
  • Masterclasses with Andrea Nakayama, covering lifestyle factors that could be your ticket to living symptom-free
  • Learn ways to communicate about your body with your practitioners so you can get the care you need
sugar and your health


Sweet Tooth, Bitter Truth

  • Home study course covering how & why sugar is affecting your body, brain and energy levels.
  • Masterclass with Andrea Nakayama, covering the effects of glucose on the body
  • Gain tips, resources and recipes for how to curb the cravings and still tickle your sweet tooth.
fat or fiction nutritional lifestyle


Fat or Fiction

  • Home study course with Andrea Nakayama covering how and why to use dietary fats to stabilize your blood sugar, balance your cholesterol, support your hormonal health, decrease inflammation and boost your metabolism.
  • Gain tips, resources and recipes for how to work with this key nutrient for optimal health.

Meet the Functional Nutrition Alliance Faculty

You’ll learn from our team of skilled and compassionate healers, who use our signature systems and tools to support complex clients daily in the Functional Nutrition Alliance Clinic.

Andrea Nakayama Founder and Lead Instructor

Andrea Nakayama
Founder and Lead Instructor

Andrea Nakayama is the founder and heart of the Functional Nutrition Alliance! Andrea is a Functional Medicine Nutritionist and educator, leading thousands of clients, students, and practitioners around the world in a revolution to reclaim ownership over their own health.

Andrea is a gifted educator and has a knack for making complex concepts easy to understand (and therefore easy to relay to your own clients). Her use of frameworks and story make her teachings beloved by our students and other thought-leaders in fields of Functional and Integrative Medicine and Nutrition.

Meet Andrea

Our Nutrition Experts

Sandra Brougher functional nutrition alliance faculty

Sandra Brougher

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Amber Robertson functional nutrition alliance instructor

Amber Robertson

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Brandin Roa functional nutrition alliance faculty

Brandin Roa

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Reviews from our students

“I have learned more than I ever could have imagined from Andrea Nakayama. The teachings and the community are beyond my expectations.”


“I have taken several nutrition programs over the years and nothing compares to this training. Andrea’s teaching style has transformed my life and increased my compliance with clients.”


“It’s definitely worth the money. Best investment you can make, both for your clients and for people in your life. I think all health coaches should go through this.”

Margie Bissinger

“Andrea’s straightforward teaching style has transformed my life and my practice. Not only has my confidence increased ten-fold, I have expanded my vision for how I can best serve my clients.”

Karen Trubner-Kent
remedy for autoimmune epidemic

Sign up for a free training series
to help you begin practicing
functionally today!

In this free training with Andrea Nakayama, you will learn her groundbreaking approach to root cause resolution for chronic conditions. It’s full of practical tips and insights into the nature of health, disease, and your unique role in the healthcare revolution.


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