Syed Alam, MD (Aruba), BSc (Hons.), CNP

Syed is a Certified Nutritional Practitioner from The Institute of Holistic Nutrition with First Class distinction and was the Valedictorian of his graduating class. He is also a Registered BioEnergetics Intolerance Elimination Practitioner and runs a practice seeing clients in Oakville Ontario. Prior to his Nutritional studies, Syed graduated from the University of Toronto with an Honours degree in Bachelors of Science. He furthered his education with a Medical degree from Xavier University School of Medicine in Aruba. He had first hand clinical training experience in Atlanta, Georgia at various teaching hospitals.

Syed is a compassionate professional, who is extremely knowledgeable when it comes to current natural health research. His unique educational background in Medicine combined with a holistic approach to healing, allows him to provide clients exceptional care. Clients are given the proper tools and information to allow their bodies to heal naturally. Through discovery of the root cause of symptoms clients are successfully able to reach optimum health. Syed teaches Human Anatomy & Physiology and Nutritional Pathology at The Institute of Holistic Nutrition’s Toronto and Mississauga campuses.

  • HAP01 Human Anatomy and Physiology

    This course includes the study of normal anatomy and physiology of the human body, beginning with the structure and function of the cell and continuing with the organization of the cell into organs. Specific topics covered will be transport mechanisms, the lymphatic system, the gastrointestinal tract, the endocrine system and the reproductive system. The interrelationship between systems will be explored with a focus on integrative and homeostatic control mechanisms.

  • NP07 Nutritional Pathology

    This course provides a thorough understanding in the study of the traits, causes and effects of disease, as seen in the structure and workings of the Human body. The course will focus on the several body systems, including the etiology of various disease states and effective recognition of the various nutritional factors involved with the disease process. Pathology and symptomatology of various conditions that will be covered include those that affect the digestive, gastrointestinal, respiratory, urinary, endocrine, reproductive, cardiovascular, musculo-skeletal, immune and nervous systems. Students will also learn proper terminology involved in identifying various disease conditions.