Philip H. Odle
ISSA Certified Nutritionist -- Certified Advanced Gut Restoration Nutritional Advisor

My Qualifications

American Association of Natural Wellness Practitioners

Optimal Health Practitioner. Barbados

Board Certified Optimal Health Practitioner. 





International Sports Sciences Association

Certified Nutritionist. Barbados

ISSA Certified Nutritionist: The science and practice of Nutrition and Nutrition coaching.




The Health Sciences Academy

Gut health and Restoration. Barbados

Professional Diploma: Advanced Gut Restoration Nutritional Advisor
Understanding the biology of the digestive system. The benefits of the Microbiome and how to keep a healthy bacteria balance. Common foods, drugs and lifestyles which may cause harm to the gut and those which may help to repair damage. Applying science-based methods, to accurately access a person's symptoms, identify the best action plan based on those symptoms and the client`s goals; build a highly personalised gut restoration nutrition program.


Dietary supplements advisory. Barbados.

Professional Diploma: Advanced Dietary Supplements Advisor
Perform symptoms assessment and nutrient evaluations. Advise on supplements. Dosage, adjustments, how and when to take them for optimal absorption. Analyse antioxidant capacity and provide recommendations. Build individual supplement plans in order to help mitigate the risk of wrong supplemental advice. Educate on interactions with drugs, bad combinations, toxicity levels and potential side effects.


Detox specialist Barbados.

Professional Diploma: Detox Specialist
Perform symptoms assessment, evaluate detoxification capacity, recognise sources of endogenous and exogenous toxins, identify risk and symptoms of exposure to toxin types and devise nutritional strategies to help alleviate them. Understand internal elimination and biochemical detoxification pathways, which particular nutrients enhance then and which agents hinder them. 


Nutritional Therapist Barbados

Professional Diploma: Nutritional Therapist
Recognise the impact of nutrition on health and gene expression and understand the relationship between free radicals and DNA damage. Analyse antioxidant capacity and put forward nutritional recommendations to increase antioxidant protection. Understand the influence of plant-based foods, polyphenols, phytochemicals, probiotics, and fibre on health promotion and disease prevention. Perform nutritional assessments, detect probable nutrient deficiency risks, and formulate  personalised dietary strategies to help correct them. Identify which factors either increase the bioavailability of required nutrients or hinder their absorption and utilisation. Build personalised food plans to help improve health symptoms and put forward nutritional recommendations for common health conditions.


Wageningen University and Research

Professional Certificate: Food, Nutrition and Health.

The composition of macro and micronutrients, their roles in the body, and their impact on our health. A sound understanding of energy homeostasis and the regulation of bodyweight. The health problems related to overnutrition and undernutrition; strategies to improve nutritional status and combat overnutrition and undernutrition, based on scientific knowledge as well as the structure and design of research.

Certificate: Nutrition and Health: Human Microbiome.

Our bodies are not only made up of human cells, but also trillions of bacteria, fungi and viruses. Together they make up the human microbiome and have a tremendous impact on our health; how the microbiome together with our diet can improve normal gut function. A balanced microbiome and nutritional intake can avoid disorders like irritable bowel syndrome, obesity and diabetes.

Doane X University

Professional Certificate: Lifestyle Medicine: Improving the future of health care.

Lifestyle Medicine involves the use of evidence-based lifestyle therapeutic approaches, to prevent, treat, and, oftentimes, reverse the lifestyle-related, chronic disease that's all too prevalent. This type of healthcare approach provides quality improvements for the future of healthcare.

Certificate: Biostatistics: The use of statistics and study designs in biology.

Designing experimental, quasi-experimental and observational studies that meet regulatory guidelines; collect, analysis and interpret data, using appropriate statistical tools.

KU Leuven University Hospitals

Certificate: Clinical Nutrition – evidence-based practice

Evidence-based insights and practical know-how on nutrition-related solutions. Broadens conceptual knowledge towards the context & background-independent application of nutrition-related issues due to chronic and infectious disorders. An evidence-based practice approach allows a decision-maker to identify the relevant evidence for practice while taking into account the sociocultural background and wishes of a patient. This evidence-based practice approach will eliminate the ‘trial & error’ approach.

Harvard X University

Certificate: Cell Biology: Mitochondria.

Exploring in general, the fundamentals of cell biology, with an overarching goal of understanding from a human-centred perspective, that cells are evolving ensembles of macromolecules which in turn form complex communities in tissues, organs, and multicellular organisms. In particular, the mitochondrion, the organelle that powers the cell. The processes of cell metabolism and ATP synthase, the molecular machine that is responsible for the synthesis of most of the ATP (energy currency) that our cells require to do work.

Certificate: Food Fermentation: The Science of Cooking with Microbes.

Analysis of the role of microbes in production, preservation and enhancement of foods across a variety of culinary traditions, through the biochemical process of fermentation using bacteria, fungi, and other microorganisms to produce an end product.

Functional Diagnostic Nutrition

 Certificate of Completion: Functional Blood Chemistry Analysis: 

Functional Blood Chemistry Analysis (FBCA) is a method used to assess the risk and possible presence of imbalance and dysbiosis in the body, before a stage of disease is reached. FBCA uses "tighter optimal" ranges than conventional Laboratory reference ranges, to evaluate blood test results. 


CPR and AED Certified

CPR is Cardiopulmonary resuscitation. The technique can help save a life during a cardiac or breathing emergency. 

AED stands for " Automated External Defibrillator ". It is a medical device used in case of sudden cardiac arrest. Its purpose is to give lifesaving aid to the victim.