Nutrition & Diet
This certificate focuses on real nutrition to nourish the body, mind and spirit. It answers questions such as: Which foods are highest in particular nutrients and how do they function in the body? What are the seven most deficient nutrients in the American diet? How does the nutrient value of wild foods compare to that of marketed foods? When do nutritional supplements become advisable? Which nutrients support good mood, nervous calm, immunity, bone density, sound sleep, and endocrine function? You can sign up for one or all of the courses. 2.5 Contact Hours and $49 per session or 20 Contact Hours and $355 for the entire certificate, Matthew Alfs, M.H., AHG.
Class 1: Traditional Diets and the Modern-American Diet
This class will focus on the hunter-forager diets of indigenous peoples compared to the modern-American diet and federal dietary recommendations. The seven major nutrient deficiencies of the modern-American diet will also be reviewed.
Part 1: ID: 59001 Mon, 9/10/18 6:30pm - 9:00pm RM: P1844
Part 2: ID: 59002 Mon, 9/17/18 6:30pm - 9:00pm RM: P1844
Class 2: Macronutrients
This class will explore the four major macronutrients-water, protein, lipids (fats), and carbohydrates.
Part 1: ID: 59003 Mon, 9/24/18 6:30pm - 9:00pm RM: P1844
Part 2: ID: 59004 Mon, 10/1/18 6:30pm - 9:00pm RM: P1844
Class 3 & 4: Vitamins
This class will discuss individual vitamins and how they nourish the whole person. Quasivitamins-compounds recognized as vitamins by some nations other than the U.S.A. (vitamins B13, T, and U-will also be covered).
ID: 59005 Mon, 10/15/18 6:30pm - 9:00pm RM: P1844
ID: 59006 Mon, 10/22/18 6:30pm - 9:00pm RM: P1844
Class 5: Minerals
This class will discuss individual minerals, major food sources, supplemental forms, and optimal amounts.
ID: 59007 Mon, 10/29/18 6:30pm - 9:00pm RM: P1844
Class 6: Healing Applications of Nutrition
This class will focus on how particular foods and supplements can be utilized to support health in the face of serious challenges such as cancer, autoimmune disorders, depression, anxiety, insomnia, endocrine issues, and bone density.
ID: 59008 Mon, 11/5/18 6:30pm - 9:00pm RM: P1844