e-courses

Comparative Diets E-Course

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This 15 hour course thoroughly explores the benefits and limitations of a variety of popular diet approaches. We are all unique individuals with a unique biochemistry and what works for one person may not be suitable for another. With an understanding of the pros and cons, you will be able to assess and customize menu plans for yourself and individuals based on their therapeutic needs. The benefits, limitations, including preparation, realistic adherence and long term effects of the following diets is discussed:

Raw food, Fruitarian, Vegan, Vegetarian, Macrobiotic, High protein, Calorie restricted, Fat restricted, Glycemic index, Juicing, Fasting, Natural hygiene, Ayurvedic, Food combing, and the Paleo diet.

There will be an assignment and certificate issued upon completion. This course counts as 15 Continuing Education Units (CEU’s).

All correspondence will be done through email.

The ease and convenience of this program gives you the flexibility to learn when you want and where you want according to your own schedule.

Once the course materials are sent, the course is non-refundable.

 

$245

Pregnancy and Postnatal Nutrition

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This 30-hour course educates health care practitioners on the role of proper nutrition from preconception to the lactation period. It covers the required nutrients along with herbs that are safe for pregnancy. We explore the benefits of breastfeeding both emotionally and physically for mom and baby.  This course is designed to provide the practitioner with an understanding of infertility, hormonal changes, common pregnancy complications and lactation.

 

Course Objectives:

  • Nutritional deficiencies surrounding infertility for both females and males. How environmental factors play a key role in the development of sperm and egg.
  • Women’s reproductive health, including estrogen dominance, endometriosis, PCOS, and the birth control pill.
  • The importance of nutrition during the lactation period. Conventional formulas and their ingredients and how to choose the healthiest one.
  • Starting solids for infants, when to do it, how to prepare, and what foods to introduce.
  • The difference between allergies, intolerances, and sensitivities. How proper nutrition can often reduce or diminish the severity of allergies amongst children today.
  • Understand the causes of eczema, ear infections, asthma, and hyperactivity, along with ADD and ADHD through the perspective of nutrition.
  • How to read nutrition labels including common additives and preservatives.

This course is delivered as an online e-course or in person.

Approved by Doula Training Canada as an elective and counts towards 6 Education Units.  http://www.doulatraining.ca

 

$495 plus HST