Further your study of clinical applications of nutritional principles with Advanced Nutrition. Understand the importance of nutrition and dietary management in chronic health disorders and learn dietary protocols to support a variety of common conditions.
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Nutrition Advanced builds on the extensive foundation laid in Nutrition 101. Here we will start to specialize our Nutrition knowledge to explore major chronic health disorders that require dietary or medical intervention or monitoring. Many of these conditions are common for herbalists to see in clinical practice.
Learn signs and symptoms, risk factors, manifestations, possible complications, preventative measures for: Cardiovascular Disease, Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis, Menopause, Diabetes, Hypothyroidism, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue. And most of all, understand the importance of dietary choices and management in these chronic health disorders and protocols to support each condition.
Nutrition advanced can be taken by anyone with an interest in clinical nutritional practices or self care for chronic heath disorders through diet. It is bundled as part of the Master Herbalist Diploma Program or may be taken on it’s own.
Lesson 1 – Review of Biochemistry & PKU Case Study
1.2 Review of Nutritional Building Blocks
1.3 Basic Biochemistry
1.4 Phenylketonuria (PKU) Nutritional Case Study
Lesson 2 – Research Methods
2.2 Lesson Objectives
2.3 The Five Steps to Conducting Research
2.4 Research Methods
2.5 Types of Studies Often Used for Nutrition
2.6 Review of 2 Nutrition Based Studies
Lesson 3 – Clinical Assessment and In-House Lab Testing
3.2 Client’s History
3.3 Lab Testing
3.4 Body Mass Index (BMI)
Lesson 4 – Cardiovascular Disease
4.2 Medical Terminology
4.3 The Anatomy of an Artery
4.4 Major Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease
4.5 Signs and Symptoms To Be Aware Of
4.6 Nutritional Risk Factors
4.7 Decreasing the Risk of CVD
4.8 Balanced Blood Sugar
4.10 Congestive Heart Failure
4.11 Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
Lesson 5 – Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis
Lesson 6 – Menopause
6.2 Surgical and Induced Menopause
6.5 Symptoms of Perimenopause and Menopause
6.6 Treatment of Uncomfortable Symptoms Associated with Perimenopause and Menopause
6.7 Nutritional Supplementation for Perimenopause and Menopause
6.8 A Note About Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)
Lesson 7 – Diabetes
7.2 Diabetes Mellitus
7.3 Major Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes
7.4 Diagnosis of Diabetes
7.5 Measuring Blood Glucose Levels
7.6 Haemoglobin A1c (HbAIc) For Monitoring Diabetes
7.7 Acute Complications of Diabetes
7.8 Chronic Complications of Diabetes
7.9 Prevention and Treatment of Diabetes
Lesson 8 – Hypothyroidism
8.2 Signs and Symptoms of Hypothyroidism
8.3 Types of Hypothyroidism
8.4 Causes of Hypothyroidism
8.5 Functional Tests
8.6 Common Manifestations
8.7 Other Manifestations
8.8 Nutrition and Exercise
Lesson 9 – Inflammatory Bowel Disease
9.2 About IBD
9.3 Dietary Factors in IBD
9.4 Diseases Associated with IBD
9.5 Crohn’s Disease
9.6 Ulcerative Colitis
9.7 Irritable Bowel Syndrome
9.8 Diet and Treatment
9.9 Additional Measures to Heal the Gut
Lesson 10 – Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue
10.2 About Fibromyalgia
10.3 Diagnosis of Fibromyalgia
10.4 Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
10.5 Other Factors Related to Fatigue
10.6 Dietary Considerations for CFS and FM
10.7 Diet in Fibromyalgia and CFS
10.9 Mind-Body Connection
Nutrition Advanced dives deeper into exploring the role of diet in improving health outcomes and managing many common health conditions and disorders in the western world.
Upon completion of the course, you will have a solid understanding of major chronic health disorders that require dietary or medical intervention or monitoring. You will learn signs and symptoms, risk factors, manifestations, possible complications, preventative measures and dietary support for: Cardiovascular Disease, Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis, Menopause, Diabetes, Hypothyroidism, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue.
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