Introduction to Nutrition Certificate starts March 3, 2021 with Full-Time and Part-Time schedules available. Please click on the registration form link below to see schedules, fees, and more details.
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.
Please see course descriptions below.
The Fundamentals of Nutrition course 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.
Through a diet of high nutritional quality, we can support life at every stage. Fundamentals of Nutrition (Part 2) explains 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.