Get to know the ancient Chinese knowledge about nutrition, and discover how Chinese nutrition therapy is being used to promote healthy diet and prevent and treat a variety of illnesses.
In Chinese medicine, it is believed that maintaining good health always begins with consuming the right type and amount of food and having an efficient functioning digestive organ. As such, most practitioners of Chinese medicine agree that addressing the dietary issues of a patient can have a positive effective on their healing process. If you would like to know more about Chinese nutrition and how it helps in the prevention and treatment of different conditions, this course is a good place to start.
The course will tackle the foundation concepts, theories, and practices of Chinese nutrition and its therapeutic application. It will introduce you to the concepts Qi and Yin and Yang as well as the five elements theory. The course will also delve into the common causes of diseases, diagnostic methods used in Chinese nutrition therapy, and how to address certain conditions and disorders using the nutritional approach. Practical tips on recommended foods and foods to avoid will also be provided in this course.
The primary objectives of the Chinese nutrition therapy certification course are to: (a) provide you foundation knowledge in traditional Chinese nutrition therapy; (b) help you recognise the significance of healthy diet in maintaining good health and prevention and healing of different disorders; (c) acquaint you with the concepts, theories, and principles relevant to Chinese nutrition therapy; and (d) help you apply the principles and methods of traditional Chinese medicine in diagnosing diseases and using nutrition and diet for treating specific illnesses.