The Introduction Certificate offers a comprehensive overview of the field of nutrition, which leads to a study and understanding of the link between nutrition and preventive medicine. The course explains the role of macronutrients, vitamins and minerals, and the importance of water in the diet. It describes how certain dietary habits undermine our health and provides suggestions for overcoming these habits. It looks at the effect of pollution on our health and the health of our planet.
These courses explain the ten key components of a healthy diet and discusses the changing nutritional needs of various age groups during growth and development. Students learn the health benefits of and basic guidelines for fasting and detoxification.
Grades earned in Fundamentals of Nutrition I and Fundamentals of Nutrition II will transfer to the Natural Nutrition Diploma Program should students wish to carry on in their studies.
The Introduction Certificate is for those who: