HHP101 - Holistic Nutrition

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Subject Title
Holistic Nutrition

Subject Description
Proper nutrition is the foundation for human health and well-being whereas poor nutrition is a leading cause of disease in North America today. Proper food choices can lead to optimal health and contribute to the prevention and treatment of various conditions and diseases. Topics include traditional nutrition, organic foods, whole foods, supplementation, alternative nutritional therapies, digestion, elimination, cooked versus raw, interaction between diet and mind and philosophy of nutrition.

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Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Explain the relationship between diet and wellness.

2. Provide the rationale for a whole foods diet.

3. Discuss the superiority of organic foods.

4. Identify the broad classifications of nutrients and the best sources of each.

5. Discuss indications for vitamin, mineral and whole food supplementation.

6. Describe the human digestive process and guidelines for ensuring that ingested nutrients ultimately arrive at the cell.

7. Discuss the interaction between the diet and the mind.

8. Apply nutrition principles to self and be able to provide practical guidelines to clients.

9. Demonstrate an understanding of ways in which nutrition can be applied in the prevention and treatment of various diseases.

10. Explain the basic principles and guidelines for various alternative dietstyles (vegetarianism, veganism, Paleo Mediterranean, macrobiotic, raw food, Ayurvedic, etc.).

11. Discuss the philosophy of nutrition; how consciousness can affect one's nutritional needs.

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