Introduction to Natural Nutrition (15 hours)
- Natural nutrition acknowledges that the body functions best when it is nourished from whole, live and natural foods supplied by nature
- Basics of nutrition (i.e. macro/micronutrients, the digestive system)
- Environmental influences on food. Optimal food choices for energy and health
- How nutrition affects the body at a cellular level
- Types of diets — cultural, vegetarianism and animal proteins/fats
Nutritional Symptomatology (15 hours)
Nutritional symptomatology is the process of interpreting bodily symptoms to find underlying causes and nutritional imbalance:
- Learning how to identify nutritional imbalances in the 11 body systems using the Nutri-Systems Profile (NSP)
- Doing your own nutritional assessment and developing a specific nutritional plan for yourself and for others
- Learning which specific nutrients your body requires from food, nutritional and herbal supplements
- Using nutrition and the NSP to address digestive problems, allergies, candida, hypoglycemia, PMS, menopause and more
A certificate is issued for this course. Credit hours can be applied towards the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition’s Registered Nutritional Consultant training program.
Course Length: 30 hours
Note: Credit hours for this course can be applied towards the Professional Training Program to become a Homeopath at the Canadian College of Homeopathic Medicine.
Instructor: Ara Wiseman, R.N.C.P., R.H.N.