How to become a certified metabolic balance® Coach

Nutritional Therapists and other recognised therapeutic practitioners that are interested in incorporating a successful adjunct to their practice will find that holding a licence as a metabolic balance® Coach a rewarding and fulfilling experience.

This certification will be an invaluable asset in your career.

The Online Course

The online course has 16 lessons. Each lesson contains a video component by Dr. Wolf Funfack, the founder of metabolic balance®, which is about 45min long, a reading portion and a quiz after each lesson. 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. In the Course you will learn the practical applications for developing and implementing individualized nutrition plans through the processes and standards of metabolic balance®.Everything from how to gather the medical data needed for developing the participant’s nutrition plan, to working one on one, or in group settings is covered as well.

Topics covered in the curriculum:

  • The principles behind metabolic balance®
  • Overweight, obesity and the medical consequences
  • What is metabolism and it 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®

As a student in the program you will receive:

  • - All written material with the complete presentation
  • - A Copy of Dr. Wolf Funfack metabolic balance® Book
  • - 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. med. Wolf Funfack, "metabolic balance®" (Südwest-Verlag), the program founder. An English version is now released and can be purchased directly from GET Nutrition Consulting Inc. 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'.

  • Register for our online course

    You can either register online using the form below or fill out the PDF file at the bottom of the page and send it to

    Coach Registration Form

    I hereby register as metabolic balance® Coach.

    Laboratory: Life Labs
    Training attended: Online


    (This will appear on your clients’ plan. For Example: Your Name and Phone Number, Occupation, Website)

    I will offer*


    I herewith agree that my data may be released in the internet.*

    Alternatively: download coach registration form

    Online_Course_Coach_Registration_Form.doc (161.5 KiB)