Certificate of Excellence in Holistic Nutrition - Online
|Upcoming Program Start Dates|
January 27, 2014
Enrollment completion deadline is 10 days prior to program start date
We’ve all heard the saying – "You are what you eat!" But how do you sort fact from fiction when it comes to making healty food choices? At Southwest Institute of Healing Arts (SWIHA), our comprehensive 200-hour Holistic Nutrition program may be taken to fulfill part of your primary specialty requirements within some of our degree or diploma programs, to enhance your professional status, or simply to further your own personal growth and development through continued education.
Our Holistic Nutrition programis available online! Featuring instructional videos, discussion forums, and dedicated instructor guidance, you can take all of these great classes anywhere in the world.
Click the "View Program Sheet" link for a complete listing of classes included with our Holistic Nutrition Certification.
In this program, you will study the fundamentals of human nutrition, including dietary therapies, whole foods cuisine, nutritional supplements, obesity and eating disorders, and contemporary dietary practices including alternative theories for body detoxification. Once successfully completed, you will be awarded a Certificate of Excellence showing completion of 200 hours of specialization in the field of Holistic Nutrition.
* NOTE: Certificates of Excellence are not necessarily designed to serve as stand-alone vocational training and may not prepare you for gainful employment if taken independently of a diploma or degree program.
What Is Holistic Nutrition?
The word "holistic" means "the whole." The foods we choose to eat often profoundly affect our lives and our total well-being. At the core of our Holistic Nutrition program is a mindfulness of the mind-body-spirit connection, recognizing that the nutritional value of the foods taken into the body is essential for completing the circuit between all aspects of our being.
Incorporating Holistic Nutrition into your lifestyle involves understanding the therapeutic properties of unrefined whole-food nutrients, developing healthy shopping habits, utilizing high-quality seasonal recipes, specific cooking techniques, and more. These days, labels proclaiming an item to be a “healthy choice” have been added to everything from sugary breakfast cereals to processed frozen dinners. In the midst of a world of contradictory information, this program will help you discern the truth about healthy eating.
Why Study Holistic Nutrition?
Following Holistic Nutrition guidelines will help you:
- Learn to listen to your own body and mind
- Prevent vitamin and mineral deficiencies
- Reach and maintain ideal weight
- Increase your energy level
- Improve mental clarity and mood
- Prevent or reverse illness and dis-ease
- And so much more...
Holistic Nutrition Classes
Students enrolled in the Holistic Nutrition Certificate of Excellence program will study introductory and advanced holistic nutrition core, supplements, therapeutic nutrition, weight management strategies, whole foods cooking, cuisine and recipes. Additional classes that may be explored include cooking with economy cuts, spices, gluten-free baking, and more. For a complete list of classes, click on "View Program Sheet" above or download our latest class schedule book.
Holistic Nutrition Online Classes
Our interactive online classes feature professional, instructional videos, discussion forums, and dedicated instructor guidance, and the best part is, you can take all of these great classes anywhere in the world! Students enrolled in the Holistic Nutrition Specialist Certificate of Excellence Online program will study introductory and advanced holistic nutrition core, supplements, therapeutic nutrition, weight management strategies, whole foods cooking, cuisine and recipes. Additional classes that may be explored include cooking with economy cuts, spices, gluten-free baking, and more. For a complete list of classes, click on "View Program Sheet" above.
Courses included in this Certificate of Excellence include:
- HN 101-OL - Fundamentals of Holistic Nutrition
- HN 102-OL - Understanding Micro & Macronutrients
- HN 110-OL - Weight Reduction and Group Support Strategies
- HN 120-OL - Principles of Transformational Healing
- HN 150-OL - Comparative Dietary Systems
- NC 200-OL - Whole Food Cooking
- HN 220-OL - Raw Food Cuisine
- HN 230-OL - Supplements for Optimum Health: An Introduction
- HN 250-OL - Nutritional Assessment & Coaching
Need tuition assistance?
Since SWIHA is a nationally-accredited college approved by the United States Department of Education, students enrolled in programs of 600 hours or more may qualify for Federal Student Aid in the form of Pell grants and student loans.
We also offer a 10% concession on tuition* for all programs paid with cash in full at the time of enrollment.**
*Application fees, books, materials, and supplies to be paid for separately and not included in the concession toward the total cost of tuition.
**Not to be combined with any other offer or scholarship.
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