Completion of this course certifies that you’ve successfully learned the principles behind the McDougall Program – a science-based approach to diet successfully used by Dr. John and Mary McDougall for nearly forty years. As experience is always the best teacher, this program is first and foremost designed to get you looking and feeling your best. Having achieved that goal, The Starch Solution Certification Course will help you better assist your patients. Certification qualifies you to display the official Starch Solution Logo at your business and on your website, and establishes your credibility as an expert on diet and how it relates to your health. The national best-selling book, The Starch Solution, combined with 19 video lectures (also made available in audio-only format) makes learning about human nutrition and the dietary treatment of common illnesses easy and enjoyable. The testing aspect of the certification program also serves as a valuable learning tool by helping you focus on the critical facts and important principles.
Earn 35 CEU Credits
The McDougall Program is a Continuing Education Provider (CEP 15494) for the California State Board of Nursing. The 35 CEUs awarded for the successful completion of this course may also apply to other disciplines (such as dietitians) – please check with your licensing board. Apply for a CEU certification before taking the course by sending your request to TSSCC@drmcdougall.com. Currently CME credits for physicians are not available.
Take Advantage of Our Student Discount
A substantial discount is available for current students enrolled in a field of professional health-care training (medical, dietetic, chiropractor, nursing, etc.). Apply for a student discount by writing to TSSCC@drmcdougall.com. Include proof of student status, such as a copy of your current student ID, current class schedule, and/or a letter from your school.
- Lesson 1 – Acknowledgements and Note to Reader
- Lesson 2 – My personal Journey to the Starch Solution
- Lesson 3 – Starch: The Traditional Diet of People – part 1
- Lesson 4 – Starch: The Traditional Diet of People – part 2
- Lesson 5 – People Passionate about Starches Are Healthy and Beautiful
- Lesson 6 – Five Major Poisons Found in Animal Foods
- Lesson 7 – Spontaneous Healing on a Starch-Based Diet
- Lesson 8 – The USDA and the Politics of Starch
- Lesson 9 – An Inconvenient Truth: We Are Eating the Planet to Death
- Lesson 10 – When Friends Ask: Where Do You Get Your Protein?
- Lesson 11 – When Friends Ask: Where Do You Get Your Calcium?
- Lesson 12 – Confessions of a Fish Killer
- Lesson 13 – The Fat Vegan
- Lesson 14 – Just to Be On the Safe Side: Don’t Take Supplements
- Lesson 15 – Salt and Sugar: The Scapegoats of the Western Diet
- Lesson 16 – Practicing the Starch Solution
- Lesson 17 – The 7-Day Sure-Start Plan
- Lesson 18 – Our Favorite Recipes–McDougall Made Easy
- Lesson 19 – Our Favorite Recipes–McDougall Made Irresistible