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Single Nutrition Courses

Not ready for the full program? 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. 

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NN101A - 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.

NN101B - 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.

NN102 - Anatomy & Physiology | 30 hours

Anatomy and Physiology gives a general overview of the twelve body systems, explaining the structure and shape of the body and its parts as well as the relationship among them. This course covers the physiological processes by which these body systems operate. Students learn the unique structure and function of the five senses.

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.

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.

Part-time schedule: June 23, 28 & 30, 2022 – 6:00-9:00 p.m.

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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.

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.

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

+1.613.314.6991
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Natalie Rivier, R.H.N

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