NANP Associate Membership

Are you a Dietary Supplement Professional or an Aromatherapist, Fitness Trainer, Health Coach, Herbalist, Massage Therapist, or Personal Coach? Do you use nutrition and natural foods as a periphery function of your business? If so, our association welcomes you with open arms!

Why Belong to the NANP?

Broaden your career with new concepts and protocols, explore a vast array of solutions to your clients’ problems, and advance yourself by joining our army of 1,000+ like-minded members.


Sharpen your skills by staying on top of new research & industry trends

Get access to valuable information and resources such as the NANP Blog, The Scoop monthly educational webinar series, HEALCon – the premier holistic nutrition conference in the world, and discounts on courses, products, services, and more.


Become a leader and make connections by getting involved

Build a stronger network with others who think like you through volunteer opportunities, committee participation, mentoring, and more.


Get member discounts, business-building tools and more

Receive curated discounts on products and services perfect for you, your clients, and your business. Many members join just for the HEALCon discount alone – but we have so much more for you!

What You Get

Associate members get all NANP’s benefits, including:

Community & Connections

Member Forum – our exclusive online members-only community has the answers to your burning questions. Ask questions, get help, learn more.

Topic-specific Circles – join in on the conversations that matter to you the most! Expand your expertise and network with other nutrition students and professionals on topics that resonate with you and that will help advance your nutrition career.

Network – with fellow holistic health professionals. Join others from all over the world who share your passion for the holistic approach at HEALCon, NANP’s Annual Conference & Expo.


Volunteer – build your reputation as a volunteer leader by helping to shape the future of the industry.

Pay it forward – become a mentor. Everyone can benefit from the wisdom of others. Help a student or new graduate learn the ins and outs of the holistic nutrition world.

Recognition for Those Who Earn the CDSP™ Designation

Proudly display your certificate and wear your button to let your customers know you are a Certified Dietary Supplement Professional™!

Professional Development

Early Access to Industry Job Openings – Members get early access to apply for jobs listed on our Career Center, the #1 job site for holistic nutrition professionals. Sign up for job alerts, help prospective employers find and hire you by uploading your resume, and more!

Podcasts & Webinars – including a rich business-building webinar archive (plus upcoming webinars you can attend for FREE!), vetted career development course information, and loads of outstanding conference lectures on holistic nutrition.

HEALCon Poster Sessions – showcase your work and research. NANP is always on the lookout for great member research to highlight. We can help you promote your work through our annual conference Poster Session – mentor included. PLUS… peer-reviewed poster abstracts selected for HEALCon presentation will be published in the Integrative Medicine Clinicians Journal and on PubMed Central!

Nutrition Information, Industry Resources, Scholarships & Discounts

Resources – open windows into today’s holistic health best practices. You’ll get access to tools for your business, your clients, and ongoing learning content designed specifically with you and your career in mind. From our bi-monthly e-newsletter, Nourishing Bytes to our archive of Scoop webinars, we’ve got so much for you.

Discounts – Up to $250 off HEALCon registration! Plus, discounts on products and services for you, your business, and your clients.


Per Year

(New rate effective
March 1, 2024)


for 2 Years

(New rate effective
March 1, 2024)

Join NANP Today or Renew Your Membership!

Belonging to the professional business league for holistic nutrition is a big step in demonstrating your commitment to excellence to yourself and your clients. Join the NANP today, and together we will create a world where people choose food as their medicine.

Associate membership Is a privilege that is extended to those who:

  • Are graduates of an occupational certification program in holistic nutrition and do not meet the educational standards for Professional membership
  • Are health care professionals who use nutrition and natural foods as a periphery function of their clinical or educational practice, but whose scope of service/practice may not legally include nutritional counseling (for example Aromatherapists, Fitness Trainers, Health Coaches, Herbalists, Massage Therapists, Personal Coaches, and more).
  • Are confirmed members of the Federation of Nutritional Therapy Practitioners (levels 3, 4, or 5 only) or British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine
  • Are licensed health care professionals whose scope of practice legally includes nutritional counseling and adheres to a natural or holistic model of nutrition (for example Acupuncturists, Chiropractors, Nurses, Medical Doctors, Naturopathic Doctors)


Contact NANP’s Member Relations Department via email at or by phone at 209-224-0003.