Single Nutrition Courses

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Single Nutrition Courses

Dip your toe into holistic nutrition by taking these individual courses. They don’t require any specific educational background, but if you’re concerned, please contact us with any questions. If you decide you like the courses and would like to continue with the full program, these will contribute to your advanced standing. 

Click to expand to see all single nutrition course descriptions, available schedules, and registration forms below. 

NN110B - Lifecycle Nutrition – Sports | 12 hours

This course provides scientifically based information on the relationship between nutrition and sports performance. It covers topics such as how food is used for energy, the importance of each macronutrient (carbohydrates, protein, and fat) in fueling an athlete, proper hydration, sports supplements, and ergogenic aids, as well as how to calculate optimal caloric and macronutrient requirements specific to individual athletes and their goals. In addition, recommendations for plant-based, younger, and master athletes to the competitive athlete. Students also learn how gut health impacts performance and the importance of nutrition for recovery.

Schedule: November 3, 8, 10 & 17, 2022 – 6:00-9:00 p.m. EST (Tuesday/Thursday evenings)

Instructor: Natalie Rivier, R.H.N. (see bio)


NN111 - Eco-Nutrition | 12 hours

This course provides insight into the negative effects of our current profit-driven, corporate, industrial system of food production and understand the links between corporate industrial agriculture, traditional mixed farming, the microbiome of the soil, and human health. Students also learn the impact of having a carbon footprint and how Regenerative Agriculture can reduce this footprint. This course also discusses food security, impact of the reduction of the honeybee, GMOs and sustainability with our food chain when feeding the world’s population.

Schedule: November 24, December 1, 8 & 15, 2022 – 6:00-9:00 p.m. EST (Tuesday/Thursday evenings)

Instructor: Nayeer Salem, R.H.N. (see bio)


NN115 - Introduction to the Practical Use of Herbs | 14 hours

This general interest course is designed to (1) introduce the properties of commonly used plants and herbs in the kitchen; (2) discuss common culinary herbs for general use and health issues, and how herbs can be incorporated for prevention of health disorders; (3) learn about harvesting, herbal making techniques, and the importance of sustainable practices for the health of our planet; (4) explain how to prepare teas and infusions for common use.

Schedule: March 2, 7, 9, 23 & 28, 2023 – 6:00-9:00 p.m. EST (Tuesday/Thursday evenings)

Instructor: Nayeer Salem, R.H.N. (see bio)


NN110C - Lifecycle Nutrition – Perspectives on Aging | 9 hours

This course presents well researched information designed to teach students how to live extended and fulfilling lives. It specifically emphasizes three tools known to promote longevity and health: (1) a simple, wholesome diet, (2) a daily exercise routine, and (3) the cultivation of strong, loving personal relationships.

Schedule: June 1, 8 & 15, 2023 – 6:00-9:00 p.m. EST (Tuesday/Thursday evenings)

Instructor: Nayeer Salem, R.H.N. (see bio)


Virtual Workshops are also available. Click here to learn more.

Contact Information

CSNN Gatineau
15 Rue Jos-Montferrand
Gatineau, Quebec
J8X 0C2


Branch Manager
Natalie Rivier, R.H.N

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