111: Foundations of Nutrition
Let’s go back to the basics and build a foundation of knowledge that will allow us to begin using nutrition as a pathway for personal wellness. Using a blend of Eastern and Western perspectives, this workshop will provide a full-spectrum view of what it means to understand nutrition as a science and experience it as an art. Topics of this workshop will include: comparison and mergence of nutrition perspectives, understanding roles of nutrients within the body’s network, differentiating foods with nutritional value from the persuasion of product marketing, and initial steps to meal planning. Attendees will leave with a core understanding of nutrition and practical strategies for implementing this knowledge to enhance their health and longevity. In this 3-hour intensive course, you will:
1) Explore, compare and merge different schools of thought on nutrition. 2) Identify and learn the roles of nutrients within the body’s network of systems. 3) Understand and bring awareness to marketing strategies. 4) Learn how to read and use food label information. 5) Recognize possible starting points for improving dietary patterns. 6) Examine the impact that nutrition has on health and longevity.
• CECs are pending.
• Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.