Eva Cabaca, Med, CNP, ROHP, CH.
Eva holds a Masters of Education degree and is a practicing Certified and Registered Nutritional Consultant Practitioner. She brings a blend of traditions and skills to her practice and teaching. Eva’s professional background is in Pharmacognosy, Holistic Nutrition and Herbology. She has taught courses in Science, Pain Management and English for the past six years. She holds diplomas with honors in Natural Health Counselling & in Applied Holistic Nutrition. Eva has been devoted to Yoga and to spreading the knowledge of a healthy vegetarian lifestyle, including simple whole living, spirituality and care for the environment. She is an active member of the Toronto Vegetarian Association & the Canadian Natural Health Association. Alongside her recipes and articles published regularly in Lifelines & the TVA newsletter. Eva teaches Holistic Food Preparation, Nutrition & the Environment and Herbal Medicine at the Institute of Holistic Nutrition’s Toronto & Mississauga Campuses.
HM008 Herbal Medicine
Learn the healing and rejuvenating effects of medicinal herbs. Special emphasis is placed on herbal terminology, levels of application (including tonics, heroics and specifics), chronic condition application, remedies for stress, detoxification and antiviral, antibiotic and immune stimulating herbs.
HFP04 Holistic Food Preparation
The kitchen is the unique laboratory where pure, natural and whole ingredients are transformed into healthful, vibrant dishes. Hands-on experience in preparation of breakfast “power-drinks”, nourishing soups, simple one-pot dishes and several Ayurvedic food items brings another dimension to the holistic curriculum. Emphasis is on proper preparation of grains through soaking, sprouting or fermentation and choice of healthy un-processed oils and fats to preserve and enhance nutritional value of foods. Raw foods, fermented condiments and other high enzyme preparations will be explored. All cooking classes are vegetarian.
NE009 Nutrition and the Environment
Based on an underlying philosophy that environments maintain and promote health and that individuals have a right to self-determination and self-knowledge, this course will present nutrition principles which promote health and prevent disease. Topics will consider the safety of our food supply, naturally occurring and environmental toxins in foods, microbes and food poisoning.