Our Natural Nutrition Diploma Program features 31 Corequisite classes that deepen and enrich the student’s understanding of the learning materials. These are taken along with the regular curriculum and complement and strengthen the learning objectives of the course as a whole, offering students the chance to develop practical skills essential to their success in the field of Nutrition.
Each Corequisite class is 3 hours long and is focused on a specific subject or skill that you will be learning as part of the curriculum.
Students who successfully complete all 10 of our natural, whole food preparation classes will be awarded our Holistic Culinary Certificate in addition to the Natural Nutrition diploma.
Meet your new classmates and determine your learning style to study smart.
Learn the science behind the body/mind connection and how personality, behavior and stress influences health.
Understand why and when to make supplement recommendations and learn to determine quality and efficacy.
Learn the basics of Ayurveda in these two 3 hour corequisites. Leave with a clear understanding of the three Doshas. Learn the disease process (stages and symptoms), the science of the six tastes, and be able to identify Dosha balancing foods.
Learn to identify disordered eating and eating disorder patterns. Gain confidence and practical tools to apply to working with people facing these challenges.
Learn how to better support your clients who are looking to lose weight with a holistic approach. Develop a better understanding of which body systems to address, and how detoxification can play a role.
Take a look at the restorative diets of today. Learn who might benefit from each diet and protocol specifics.
Learn to incorporate the Body-Mind-Spirit component into nutrition consultations, written case studies, and your life.
Approximately 1 in 5 individuals have an autoimmune condition and the prevalence seems to be on the rise. Take an in-depth look at autoimmunity and protocols for your toolkit.
Explore how to establish and maintain professional boundaries with your time, fees, scheduling and other logistical parameters that stabilize your business. As well as how to create professional relationships where you are a safe, trustworthy, and reliable practitioner for your clients.
Integrate your knowledge of working with athletes by work shopping case analyses, practice using formulas, create realistic menu plans for athletic clients, and learn about commonly used fitness, activity and food tracking apps.
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Includes a timed 60-minute mock case study. Review the best ways to prepare for the final written exam.
A total of 7 sessions (21 hours) dedicated to learning and understanding the case study process. From initial assessments of clients to understanding dietary links and connections to recommendations and follow up.
A total of 10 sessions (30 hours) dedicated to hands-on holistic food preparation that teaches basic cooking skills, techniques, and food therapeutics. Attend all sessions and receive a Holistic Culinary Certificate. Click here for session details.
*IMPORTANT: Students must attend 75 hours (minimum) of the 93 hours of corequisite classes (including 18 hours of Case Study corequisites, which must include Case Study: Follow-Up Visit).