CSNN Vancouver Island

Introduction Certificate

Please contact the branch to learn more about the next Introduction Certificate workshop schedule. 

The 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 this introductory certificate may be used to transfer to the full program, provided the student meets the program’s admission policy.

Please see course descriptions below.

Fundamentals of Nutrition (Part 1) | 24.5 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.

Fundamentals of Nutrition (Part 2) | 17.5 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.

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CSNN Vancouver Island

208 – 3045 Douglas Street
Victoria, B.C. V8T 4N2

Tel: 250-668-8663
Hours: Mon-Thurs, 9:15am-2pm
Email: victoria@csnn.ca

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