Distance Education: On-line
Total Hours: 48 hours
Completion Time: 6 months
- To learn the basics of sound nutrition and maintaining
- To educate yourself and others in the area of
proper nutritional needs.
thorough understanding of the body's functional mechanisms will
lead to a greater comprehension of the material presented to
you. The following curriculum will cover the essential basics
about good nutrition and how our emotions and sense of harmony
can help heal us.
Detoxification Pathways and Pathogens
Various methods of lymph drainage will be also be discussed.
Theory: Each element is correlated
with an emotion, an organ, and a season to establish a balance
of our surroundings and a harmony within us. Explore
the intricacies of Chinese Five Element Theory Ð from its
inception 5000 years ago to its role in modern-day acupuncture
and Antioxidants: Learn the function
of each vitamin within the body, as well as recommended daily
doses and symptoms of deficiency. The advantages of
natural versus synthetic supplements will be discussed. Exposure
to free radicals can advance the aging process and be detrimental
to your health. Find out how antioxidants can lead you
through a longer, healthier life!
acids are the currency of the body. Through
a series of reactions, they assume responsibility for supplying
the energy we need for proper functioning. A complete
knowledge of these processes will enable you to isolate the
mechanism behind any energy deficiency!
as catalysts for biological reactions including muscle movements,
hormone production, and the transmission of messages through
the nervous system. Here you will study the role each
mineral plays within the body, as well as the symptoms of mineral
Nutraceuticals: Through a number of modern
studies you will explore the biological aging process of the
body in detail, as well as ways to prevent it.
Nutritional Assessment Test: You
will learn to utilize this tool to determine the nutritional
needs of your clients.
Required reading list is available online.
Theresa Dale, Ph.D., C.C.N., N.P.
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