The Introduction to Natural Nutrition Certificate is for anyone looking to kick start their holistic nutritional journey by learning the fundamental ideas behind healthy holistic nutrition. Students will learn some basic holistic nutrition principles and gain insight into the study of holistic nutrition and how it is connected to health. Students will gain an appreciation of how gaining control of one’s own health is very empowering.
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. Successful completion of the certificate may be used to transfer to the full program, provided the student meets the program’s admission policy.
Fundamentals of Nutrition – Part 1
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.
Fundamentals of Nutrition – Part 2
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.
This is offered at select CSNN branches and Online Distance Education. Some branches may offer different introductory workshops.
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