Single Nutrition Courses

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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. 

Please see all single nutrition course descriptions below. 

To see schedules of courses currently available at CSNN Ottawa, please download the registration form. 

NN101A Fundamentals of Nutrition (Part 1) | 21 hours

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.

NN101B Fundamentals of Nutrition (Part 2) | 15 hours

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.

NN102 Anatomy & Physiology | 30 hours

Anatomy and Physiology gives a general overview of the eleven 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 the eleven systems operate.

NN110B Lifecycle Nutrition – Sports | 12 hours

This course provides scientifically-based, well-researched 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 vegetarian, female, younger, older, and competitive athletes, respectively, will be discussed.

NN110C Lifecycle Nutrition – Perspectives on Aging | 9 hours

This course presents well researched information designed to teach us how to live extended and fulfilling lives. Specifically, it emphasizes 3 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.

NN111 Eco-Nutrition | 12 hours

Eco-Nutrition explores the facts about metal and other elements in food, air and water and their effect on our health. Students gain insight into both the major causes of pollution and the existing threats to both the Earth’s and human immune systems. Students learn to make food choices that are wholesome and safe for everyone.

NN115 Introduction to the Practical Use of Herbs | 14 hours

This general interest course is designed to (1) introduce the therapeutic use of plant medicine; (2) discuss common local medicinal and kitchen, culinary herbs for common health issues, and how herbal medicine can be considered preventative medicine; (3) learn about harvesting, and herbal medicine-making techniques, and the importance of sustainable practices for the health of our planet; (4) explain how to prepare teas and some topical applications for common use.

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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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