Become a Metabolic Balance® Coach

How can I become a metabolic balance® coach?

Become a certified Metabolic Balance® Coach :

Nutritional Therapists and other recognized therapeutic practitioners, who are interested in incorporating a successful adjunct to their practice will find that holding a
Licence as a Metabolic Balance® coach is a rewarding and fulfilling experience. This certification will also be an invaluable asset in your career.

The Online Course :

The online course has 16 lessons. Each lesson contains a video (approximately 45 minutes long), a reading portion, and a quiz. The video component is by Dr. Wolf Funfack, the founder of metabolic balance. You must pass the quiz in order to release the next lesson.
There is also a mid-term after the 8th lesson and a final exam at the end.

Topics covered in the curriculum

  • The principles behind Metabolic Balance®
  • Overweight, obesity and the medical consequences
  • What is metabolism and its pathways?
  • Energy metabolism
  • Protein metabolism
  • Cholesterol
  • Blood sugar regulation
  • Diabetes
  • Metabolic Syndrome and its medical consequences
  • The results of the Metabolic Balance®
  • The four phases of the Metabolic Balance®

In the Course you will learn the practical applications for developing and implementing individualized nutrition plans through the processes and standards of Metabolic Balance®. In the seminar, you will also learn how to gather the medical data needed for developing the participant’s nutrition plan as well as how to work one-on-one or in a group setting.

As a student in the program you will receive

  • A copy of Dr. Wolf Funfack's Metabolic Balance® book (If the name of the book is not Metabolic Balance® , then keep the ‘m’ and the ‘b’ as lowercase.)
  • Your own Life Labs account and requisition form, used for your clients and your coaches login to the Metabolic Balance® website, allowing you to request a plan
  • Your own Metabolic Balance® nutrition plan

Interesting information can be gathered from the book written by Dr. Wolf Funfack, "Metabolic Balance®" (Südwest-Verlag), the program founder.
An English version is available and can be purchased directly from Metabolic Balance® Canada.

With the Coach Registration Form you can register as Metabolic Balance® Coach. Download the form.
After filling out the form you can directly send it to

Additional Information

A large study has been completed by a team of scientists in Germany on subjects participating in the Metabolic Balance® program; the results are released in The Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism

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