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Course Name: Holistic Nutrition and Health
Nutritional therapy is a way of using food, supplementary nutrients and cleansing procedures to alleviate or prevent chronic health problems by improving the body’s natural healing mechanisms. It emphasizes the prevention and treatment of disease, maintenance of optimum health, and promotion of the individual’s inherent self-healing process. It’s about treating the whole person (physical, mental, genetic, emotional and spiritual) as opposed to just the disease itself.
To give an understanding of the key concepts of health and well-being and how to apply these using a whole food diet, supplements and a healthy lifestyle.
Benefits of a healthy diet
Dietary related illnesses and how these can be prevented or alleviated
Improve your energy
Enhance mood/alleviate depression
Reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as eczema, asthma, arthritis, osteoporosis, diabetes, and heart disease.
The key naturopathic principles
Toxins in our environment
The digestive system
Bowel health and gut flora
The gut brain connection
Acid/Alkaline balance - effects of acidic foods on the body and the benefits of a more alkaline diet
Blood Sugar control
Fats – the good, the bad and the ugly
High antioxidant foods
Garlic and onions
Pure drinking water
Colds flus, swine flu and how to build a strong immune system
Asthma / chest infections and the role of diet and supplements
Depression and mental health
Cardiovascular health (Heart, Cholesterol, High blood pressure)
Autistic spectrum disorders and the role of diet
Healthy diet and supplements for the menopause
Today’s Diets – Atkins, low fat, Blood group, GI diet.etc
Obtaining quality – where to shop
Putting the theory into practice
Menu ideas – Breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and drinks
Gluten free, wheat free, dairy free and sugar free recipes
Supplement recommendations for every day health and specific conditions
Award: Certificate of Attendance (on request). Pleaes email firstname.lastname@example.org