Practicals

Natural Nutrition Program - CSNN Ottawa

Practicals

In addition to regular classroom instruction in natural nutrition, each student completes a minimum of 50 hours of mandatory practicals, out of approximately 100 hours offered to students. The main focus of the practicals is case study work, including follow-up case studies.

Practical work is completed under the supervision of a qualified holistic nutrition professional, through the presentation of case studies, role-playing, group studies and lectures by guest speakers. In these sessions, students have the opportunity to develop assessment and interviewing skills essential to success in the field of holistic nutrition.

May/June 2022 Schedule

Attendance for current students studying at the Ottawa branch is FREE!  Workshops cost $35.00+HST each for graduates and non-students (includes the public, graduates, and students of other branches or programs).  Click here to see what workshops are coming up.

Here are some example topics:

1. Holistic Nutrition Practice

– More on setting up your practice
– More on marketing
– Building rapport/ motivating clients
– Counselling skills

2. Menu planning, food quality and food preparation

– Menu planning
– Cooking/vegetarian cooking/ gluten- and dairy-free cooking
– Sprouting
– Fermentation
– Raw foods
– Spices and culinary herbs
– Understanding food product labels
– Natural and artificial sweeteners
– Food additives

3. Environmental / Agricultural Factors

– Local agriculture/ farmers’ markets
– The food industry
– Organics
– GMOs
– Impact on food sources
– Environmental toxins

4. Women's Health

– Hormone health
– Menopause
– Fertility
– Pregnancy

5. Weight Management

– Weight loss
– Eating habits
– Fitness/ balanced lifestyle

Contact Information

CSNN Ottawa
250 City Centre Ave, Suite 603
Ottawa, ON
K1R 6K7

+1.613.314.6991
ottawa@csnn.ca

Branch Manager
Natalie Rivier, R.H.N

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