2018 Open House
Relax, Enjoy Refreshments & Attend Complimentary Lectures
Saturday May 5 2018
9:30 am to 5:00 pm
Emerald Plaza, 1547 Merivale Rd, 4th floor, Suite 430
(Main Intersection is Merivale Road & Meadowlands)
IHN’s Diploma Program Overview in Applied Holistic Nutrition:
Courses, Certification, Faculty, Admission Requirements, & Campus Culture
With Campus Manager and Program Advisor Sylva Sheridan CNP, ROHP
Join this informative presentation to learn all about the Institute of Holistic Nutrition and our Applied Holistic Nutrition Diploma Program. Campus Manager Sylva Sheridan CNP, ROHP will be discussing how to start our program, including the process for application and admission requirements. You will also learn all about the certification that IHN provides and be informed about the broad range of experienced industry practitioners that make up our faculty. Information regarding our exclusive Co-operative Placement Program and various career opportunities after graduation will also be covered. The lecture will also include experiences on what a typical day is like as a student at IHN. Come discover the uniqueness of our program and learn more about IHN’s role in the community and field of natural health for the past 22 years.
Preventive Health Care:
Adjunctive Nutritional and Therapeutic Recommendations for Cancer Care
With Dr. Carolyn Mercer ND
Certain nutrients can help decrease your risk of cancer. Dr. Carolyn Mercer ND will discuss the importance of a variety of nutritional strategies and their role in cancer.The focus of this lecture will be on the balanced diet of healing nutrients and therapeutic nutrition, specifically examining foods that have been clinically proven to have anti-cancer effects. You will learn about various nutraceuticals that can be used as an adjunctive nutritional support for cancer care. The Gerson therapy will also be examined as a powerful protocol which combines juice cleanses along with a whole foods diet.
Spring Detoxification through Wild Medicinal Plants
With Rebecca Graves CH, CH
After the snow and ice of winter, the first plants that appear in the spring are a welcome sight. Not only can we appreciate the beauty of our native wild flowers, we can also use their healing qualities to rejuvenate and energize our bodies. Many of our spring herbs such as Cleavers, Violet, Nettle, Dandelion and Ground Ivy can help us enhance the body’s natural detoxification processes by gently balancing our organs of elimination. Join Chartered Herbalist Rebecca Graves to explore some of these wild medicinal herbs and their healing properties, as well as, how to harvest, prepare and preserve them yourself. You will be able to have the opportunity to taste teas made from a few of the herbs featured in this talk.
Advanced Nutritional Symptomatology:
Solutions for High Cholesterol Through Nutrition
With Dr. Karim Alami ND
Cholesterol is a complex molecule in the body that has many vital roles such cell membrane integrity. Cholesterol is a component of bile, a precursor of steroid hormones and is used to make Vitamin D. Learn the critical role of cholesterol while dispelling myths about the “damage and destruction” it has in connection to cardiovascular disease. High Cholesterol can be prevented and treated naturally in many individuals. Join naturopathic Dr. Karim Alami in learning about the various components that affect high cholesterol and how to use dietary and lifestyle changes with supplementation to reduce its various risk factors. In this talk, we will separate the myths from the truths about cholesterol and develop a new respect for its prime functions and its fundamental role in health. Learn what you can do naturally, through specific holistic principles.
• Info on Course / Curriculum & Career Opportunities
• Natural Health Exhibit & Holistic Food Samples
• Book Sale
• Win Door Prizes