905-454-2300 18 Queen Street East,Brampton Ontario
Nutrition and Diet Therapy Diploma
Nutrition and Diet Therapy Diploma
Accredited by the National Association of Holistic Health Practitioners
The Nutrition and Diet Therapy Diploma qualifies for the Holistic Nutrition Certification The course allows students the opportunity to gain extensive knowledge in health, nutrition and diet therapy. Students will gain an understanding of the inter connectedness between nutrition, health, wellness, and lifestyle in regards to health. Student will learn how many health related conditions and diseases can be by improved using nutrition. Conditions including: Heart disease, acne, diabetes, obesity, stress, anxiety, fatigue and digestive problems. Nutrition can largely determine how we look and feel and can also determine whether we will age prematurely or enjoy our lives to the full. By studying nutrition you will be able to promote healthy eating to your clients and enhance overall wellness.
Prerequisite: Grade 12 education or equivalent, a good working knowledge of English language and English comprehension, access to and be able to use a computer, Criminal reference check, hep B vaccine and Tb skin test
Course duration 1080 hours or 40 weeks completed online
Course content includes:
Module 1. Introduction to Food Nutrition, Health Promotion, and Diet therapy
Module 2. Carbohydrates
Module 3. Lipids and fats
Module 4 . Protein sources and use including tissue repair
Module 5. Digestive System, digestion and Metabolism
Module 6. Energy and Balance
Module 7. Vitamins therapy
Module 8. Minerals
Module 9. Fluids and Electrolytes
Module 1o. Nutrition During Pregnancy and Lactation
Module 11. Nutrition during Infancy, Childhood and adolescence
Module 12. Nutrition in Adulthood
Module 14. Community Nutrition and cultural patterns
Module 15. Weight Management, Nutrition and Physical Fitness, Nutrition care, Malnutrition
Module 13. Food borne Illness
Module 16. Nutrition Care, Therapeutic Planning Process, Phases of the Care Process
Module 17. Physical Fitness and Exercise
Module 18 . Digestive system , Gastrointestinal Disorders and accessory organs
Module 22. Nutrition and Diet Plan for Surgery
Module 19. Cardiovascular system and Diseases of the cardiovascular system or the heart including high blood pressure and heart disease
Module 21 Kidney disease ,urinary system and dietary consideration
Module 20. Endocrine system and diseases of the endocrine glands including Diabetes Mellitus, nutrition therapy for the diabetic client
Module 24 Effective communication skills
Module 23. Nutrition Support in cancer and Aids patients
Module 25. Health promotions
Module 26. case studies
Student will have a total of 1080 hours or 40 weeks to complete this course.
Course can be completed as quickly or in your own time within the 12 month period.
Student must complete 10 case studies that they will find on their own utilizing the nutrition assessment process and health promotion plan.
Course is tax deductible
Upon completion and passing of all modules of the Nutrition and Diet Therapy online, passing holistic nutrition competency exam set by NAHHP the student will be awarded a diploma in Nutrition and Diet Therapy, and will receive a 1 year membership with the National Association of Holistic Health Practitioners NAHHP and will be able to use the protected designation of LHHP- License Holistic Health Practitioner. Flexible start date available.
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