Continuing Education at CSNN Mississauga

Natural Nutrition Upgrade Courses

CSNN Mississauga is happy to offer a selection of Natural Nutrition upgrade courses. These are open to CSNN graduates (from any branch) and other healthcare practitioners. Those who achieve 80% or higher in one of these courses will receive a certificate for that course. Practitioners may also earn upgrade hours and Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

Please see upgrade course descriptions, available schedules, and registration forms below. Contact us at if you have any questions.

NN103A Nutritional Symptomatology (New Textbook) | 30 hours

Nutritional Symptomatology is a valuable science used to assess nutritional deficiencies and imbalances. This course will address nutritional imbalances as they affect the body systems. Students will be introduced to the effective use of assessment tools to identify nutritional imbalances, explore the nutritional measures recommended to rebalance the body and help reduce the risk of illness, and write client case study reports in a professional manner.

*New updated textbook. This course is NOT eligible for Continuing Education Units (CEUs). 

Dates: February 2, 6, 13, 20, 27, March 5, 19, 26, April 2*, 2024

Time: 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., *6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.


NN103B Motivational Interview Skills | 10.5 hours

This course introduces students to Motivational Interviewing (MI)—an approach to support clients in achieving positive behaviour change when addressing their health challenges. This course presents the background philosophy and components of Motivational Interviewing and outlines techniques to apply the principles when conducting holistic nutritional consultations. Students will receive resources and practice opportunities for integrating MI into the practice of holistic nutrition.

CEUs: 3.0 | Association Upgrade Hours (CAHN-Pro & CANNP): 11.5 hours

Dates: April 9, 16, 23, 2024

Time: 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.


NN104A Hormone Health | 18 hours

The stress of modern-day life has led to an epidemic of hormonal imbalances resulting in low energy, mood issues and carrying extra weight. This course explains the connection between the body’s different hormones, certain health issues and the steps needed to reset the body’s hormones to get back to feeling vibrant and joyful.

CEUs: 5.5 | Upgrade Association Hours (CAHN-Pro & CANNP): 19.0 hours

Schedules: Choose 1 from the below options

  • Day Classes: January 2, 5, 9, 12, 16*, 2024; 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., *10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Evening Classes: April 26, 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28, 2024; 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.


NN107A Biochemistry & Epigenetics | 21 hours

This course teaches the basic understanding of chemical processes that underlie biological functions, starting with atomic structure, chemical symbols, and the periodic table, and culminating in genetics and epigenetics. It explores the chemistry of living things; the metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids and proteins, the biochemical processes of various functions of the human body, including radicals, antioxidants, mitochondrial dysfunction, cellular replication, and the new science of epigenetics that shows how lifestyle and diet can change genetic expression.

CEUs: 6.5 | Upgrade Association Hours (CAHN-Pro & CANNP): 22.0 hours

Date: Tuesday/Thursday Days; February 20, 22, 27, 29, March 5, 7*, 2024

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., *10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.


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.

CEUs: 14.0 | Upgrade Association Hours (CAHN-Pro & CANNP): 15.0 hours

Schedules: Choose 1 from the below options

  • Day Classes: June 21, 25, 28, July 2*, 2024; 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., *10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Evening Classes: June 12, 19, 26, July 3, 2024; 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.


If you are a member of canfitpro and looking to earn CECs, check out the approved courses below. Click to expand to learn more about the offerings and see upcoming schedules. 

Fundamentals of Nutrition (Part 1) | 21 hours

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.

Schedule: Tuesday/Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. from September 19th to October 5th, 2023, Tues Night, 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. from September 19th to October 24th, 2023

Fundamentals of Nutrition (Part 2) | 15 hours

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.

Schedule: Tuesday/Thursday Day, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. from October 6th to October 17th, 2023, Tues Night, 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. from October 27th to November 21st, 2023

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Healthy Eating & Lifestyle Certificate | 10 workshops, 20 hours total

A series of fun workshops that gives you a sneak peek into the world of holistic nutrition and provides you with some holistic nutrition tips for you and your family. No prior knowledge of holistic nutrition is needed. Learn about a new way to look at nutrition and the role nutrition plays in your overall well-being. You will receive basic foundational knowledge about healthy fats, good digestion, gut health, and much more.

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Introduction to Natural Nutrition Certificate | 36 hours

If you would like to learn more about CSNN Mississauga’s live, virtual, interactive, classroom learning, we offer the introductory course Fundamentals of Nutrition Part 1 & 2. This is a great course to learn about natural nutrition, supplementation and lifestyle that you may apply directly into your daily life. After you complete this course, you may wish would continue with the rest of our program if space is available.

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.

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CSNN Mississauga

1107 Lorne Park Road, Suite 203, 205
(Mississauga Road & Lakeshore Road)
Mississauga, ON. L5H 3A1


Branch Manager
Carolyn May Steiss, R.H.N

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