This Introduction Certificate is comprised of the first 2 courses of the Natural Nutrition Diploma Program. It provides a general understanding to the links and connections between health and nutrition.
Upon successful completion of these courses within 6 months of registration, you will receive a certificate, letter of completion and will be invited to register into the full Natural Nutrition Program beginning with NN102, Anatomy and Physiology.
Successful completion of the Introduction Certificate qualifies for 4 Continuing Education Credits (CECs) from Canfitpro.
Successful completion of the full Natural Nutrition Program will mean qualifying for your professional designation as well as for status with one or more professional organizations.
Please see course descriptions below.
This course offers a comprehensive overview of the field of nutrition, which expands the link between nutrition and prevention of health illnesses. The course explains the role of macronutrients, vitamins and minerals, and the importance of water to overall health. It introduces the importance of proper digestion to one’s health and how certain dietary habits undermine health and provides suggestions for overcoming these habits. It looks at the effect of pollution on our health and the health of our planet.
With a diet of high nutritional quality, we can support life at every stage. This course explains the ten key components of a healthy diet and discusses the changing nutritional needs of various age groups during growth and development. Students also learn about specific body imbalances such as fatigue, immunity, weight management and which nutrition helps these imbalances plus the health benefits of and basic guidelines detoxification.