This unique course covers the national occupational standards for nutrition. Additionally, it covers Eastern nutrition incorporating the nutritional approaches of Ayurveda, Chinese, Tibetan, and Unani medicine. The units here are designed to build upon the first eight units studied in part 1 (the Nutrition Advisor course).
- To have a basic understanding of pharmacology and the effect of allopathic drugs on the physical and energetic body.
- To have an understanding of basic nutritional supplementation
- To have an understanding of the principles of traditional Unani Tibb nutritional and dietary approaches
- To develop the skills that would enable the student to apply a traditional Unani Tibb approach to nutrition in order to help effect optimal health and well-being in the client.
- To have a comprehensive understanding of the Unani Tibb context of nutrition and dietary therapy as a means to maintaining good health, balanced humours and temperaments, and addressing disease.
- To be able to advise on and modify diets appropriately.
- To understand how diet, lifestyle and the environment may contribute to a toxic internal environment
- To appreciate how diet, lifestyle and the environment may contribute to humoral imbalance and disease.
- To understand the relationship between the health of an individual, humoral balance and diet and nutrition
- To understand how diet and lifestyle affects temperament balance
Naturopathic Alternative Nutrition Part 2: Nutrition Therapist
The course consists of 7 units:
- Working with clients part 2
- Naturopathic Nutrition
- Naturopathic detoxification theory
- Eastern Nutrition part 1
- Eastern Nutrition part 2
- Eastern Nutrition part 3
This unit: Working with clients part 2.
Nutrition Therapist assignments:
The following assignments should be completed as you work through the course. You will need to do additional research for all of them. Instructions are given at the end of each unit.
- Unit 1: pharmacology short questions and answers
- Unit 2: 1 x essay
- Unit 3: 1 case study
- Unit 4: 1 x essay
- Unit 5: 1 x essay and 1 case study
- Unit 6: 1 x essay
- Unit 7: 1 essay and 1 case study; 2 live case studies and 1 live supervised case study
Essential Books for Nutrition Therapist Course:
- Ballantine: Human Nutrition
- Erasmus: Fats that Heal Fats that Kill
- Barbara Wren: Cellular Awakening