Alexandra Hurtado, BA, CNP, ND
Alexandra is a Naturopathic Doctor, Certified Nutritional Practitioner and Sociologist. She is a graduate of The Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, The Institute of Holistic Nutrition and York University. Alexandra’s practice focuses on women’s health and pediatrics with a particular interest in fertility and reproductive care and has completed further training in this area. Alexandra believes in finding and treating the root of the disease in an individualized approach to health care. Having a nutrition background, one of Alexandra’s main treatment focuses involves in depth dietary counselling and applications, along with other preferred methods of treatment such as acupuncture, and botanical medicine to name a few. In addition to her private practice Alexandra owns and operates the Hillcrest Centre for Health, with centres in Toronto and Mississauga. Alexandra is excited to give back to the IHN community in her new role of instructor. Alexandra teaches Nutrition through the Lifespan at The Institute of Holistic Nutrition.
NLS 010 Nutrition through the Life Span
Nutrient needs and nutritional status are explored using a life span model. Areas of emphasis include growth and development, high risk pediatric groups, infant childhood allergies and diseases. Womens’ and Mens’ health concerns and the nutrition challenges faced by our aging society will also be examined.