The course investigates the interrelatedness of health; the environment; and food nutrients, components and additives which are essential to health and wellness. In depth study of the application and use, safety and efficacy of herbal, vitamin, mineral and biological supplements, taken in complement with food to promote health will be covered. Current emerging trends in holistic nutrition including, but not limited to: organic foods, slow foods, food synergy and eating plans such as Ayurvedic approaches to nutrition, macrobiotics, fasting and raw food diets will be evaluated by students for integration into a holistic self-care plan and application into a personal nutrition-related approach to health. Completion of ESW 206 - Basic Nutrition is recommended but not required.
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