Nutrition Advanced

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.

10 Lessons
10 Quizzes
Final Exam
1 year full access
Access to Herbal Village
Mobile and desktop compatible
Certificate of Completion

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Description

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.

Is Nutrition Advanced For Me?

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

1.1 Introduction
1.2 Review of Nutritional Building Blocks
1.3 Basic Biochemistry

  • Glycolysis
  • Pyruvate Dehydrogenase
  • Kreb’s Cycle (Citric Acid Cycle)
  • Electron Transport Chain
  • Gluconeogenesis
  • Hexose Monophosphate Shunt
  • Beta-Oxidation
  • Fatty Acid Synthesis

1.4 Phenylketonuria (PKU) Nutritional Case Study

  • Pathogenesis and Pathophysiology
  • Epidemiology and Risk Factors
  • Clinical Features and Associated Disorders
  • Differential Diagnosis
  • Prognosis and Prevention
  • Treatment
  • Recent Studies on PKU

Lesson 2 – Research Methods

2.1 Introduction
2.2 Lesson Objectives
2.3 The Five Steps to Conducting Research
2.4 Research Methods

  • Quantitative vs Qualitative Measures
  • Sample
  • Placebo and Control Groups
  • Blind vs. Double Blind Studies
  • Cluster vs. Individual Studies
  • Randomized vs. Non Randomized Studies
  • Correlation

2.5 Types of Studies Often Used for Nutrition

  • Anecdotal Evidence or Case Study
  • Epidemiology/Population Studies
  • Historical Studies
  • Longitudinal/Cohort Studies
  • Case Control/Retrospective Studies
  • Intervention Study
  • Animal Study

2.6 Review of 2 Nutrition Based Studies

Lesson 3 – Clinical Assessment and In-House Lab Testing

3.1 Introduction
3.2 Client’s History

  • Family History
  • Personal and Social History
  • Review of Systems
  • Diet Diary
  • Physical Exam

3.3 Lab Testing

  • Sulkowitch Test
  • Zinc Taste Test/Zinc Status Test
  • Indican Test for Bowel Toxicity
  • Reagents
  • Sublingual Vitamin C Test
  • Urinary Vitamin C Test
  • Blood Tests

3.4 Body Mass Index (BMI)

  • Waist Size
  • Waist to Hip Ratio

Lesson 4 – Cardiovascular Disease

4.1 Introduction
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
4.9 Hypercholesterolemia
4.10 Congestive Heart Failure
4.11 Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

Lesson 5 – Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis

5.1 Introduction
5.2 Osteoporosis

  • Exercise is the Best Prevention
  • Dietary Considerations for Osteoporosis

5.3 Osteoarthritis

  • Distinguishing Factors of Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Dietary Considerations for Osteoarthritis

Lesson 6 – Menopause

6.1 Introduction
6.2 Surgical and Induced Menopause
6.3 Perimenopause
6.4 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

7.1 Introduction
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

  • Hypoglycaemia (Low Blood Sugar)
  • Ketoacidosis
  • Non-Ketogenic Hyperosmolar Syndrome

7.8 Chronic Complications of Diabetes

7.9 Prevention and Treatment of Diabetes

  • Diet
  • Treatment Through Exercise
  • Treatment with Botanical Medicines

Lesson 8 – Hypothyroidism

8.1 Introduction
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

9.1 Introduction
9.2 About IBD
9.3 Dietary Factors in IBD
9.4 Diseases Associated with IBD
9.5 Crohn’s Disease

  • Dietary Factors to Crohn’s

9.6 Ulcerative Colitis
9.7 Irritable Bowel Syndrome
9.8 Diet and Treatment

  • Treatment Through Diet
  • Treatment Through Supplements

9.9 Additional Measures to Heal the Gut

  • Short Chain Fatty Acids
  • L-Glutamine
  • Botanicals

Lesson 10 – Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue

10.1 Introduction
10.2 About Fibromyalgia
10.3 Diagnosis of Fibromyalgia
10.4 Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

  • Diagnosis of CFS
  • Etiology of CFS
  • Immune Dysfunction in CFS
  • Commonalities to Fibromyalgia and CFS
  • Commons Symptoms of CFS and FM
  • The Importance of Diagnosis
  • Evaluation and Treatment of the CFS Patient
  • CFS Health Issues

10.5 Other Factors Related to Fatigue
10.6 Dietary Considerations for CFS and FM
10.7 Diet in Fibromyalgia and CFS
10.8 Supplements
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.

Nutrition Advanced

Meet your Instructor

Meet Your Instructor, Wild Rose Alumna, and former Wild Rose College Manager Jeananne Laing, Clinical Herbalist, Nutrition Specialist, and Cannabis Educator.