Lesson #1: Holistic Principles and Concepts
This module lays the foundation and gives you a solid grounding in Holistic Principles. Gain a deeper understanding of the inextricable links between the soil, food and our overall physical, emotional and spiritual health. From the science to the philosophy and beyond
Lesson #2: How Your Digestion Works
Proper digestion is central to good health. Ayurveda, Chinese Medicine and now Functional Medicine all place a big emphasis on digestion. But before you take steps to improve your digestion - you need to know how it works!
Lesson #3: Strengthen Your Digestive System Naturally
This lesson teaches you the foundational pieces for optimizing and strengthening your digestion. You will learn simple tools and strategies that you can start using and implementing right away!
Lesson #4: Carbohydrates and Blood Sugar
This lesson covers different types of carbohydrates and how they affect your body. By choosing the right carbs, in the right amount, you will be able to balance your blood sugar, lose stubborn weight and improve your energy levels
Lesson #5: Proteins
This lesson goes over the core amino acids (the building blocks for all proteins). You will also learn about vegetarian vs non-vegetarian proteins, how to best combine plant-based proteins, and how to tweak your protein intake according to your needs
Lesson #6: Fats
The good, the bad and the ugly - this lesson covers them all. What are the best fats for cooking with? Are omega oils harmful or helpful? How trans-fats and hydrogenated oils do their damage. Plus, the truth behind fat intake and cholesterol.
Lesson #7: Essential Vitamins
Vitamins are vital for many life functions. This lesson discusses key vitamins such as B-Complex, Vitamin D, Folate and B12. You will also learn the secrets behind increasing your body's own production, optimal intake levels and reasons for deficiency
Lesson #8: Essential Minerals
The body cannot make minerals, we must get them from food. This lesson covers key minerals including iron, calcium, sodium, iodine, trace minerals and magnesium. We also dive deep into optimal intake levels and reasons for deficiencies
Lesson #9: Guide to Core Supplementation
Nutrient levels in food have steadily declined over the past 100 years. We also need higher levels of nutrients due to stress, environmental pollution and modern living in general. This lesson goes over core supplements for optimal health