Carolyn Mercer BSc, ND
Carolyn Mercer, BSc, ND, graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University with a Bachelor of Science, after studying biology and psychology, with a minor in chemistry; at this time, she developed an interest in evidence-based research. For eight years, post-graduation from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, she has integrated her research-based education with a holistic avenue of healing in a variety of clinical settings. Carolyn is the Director of Naturopathic Services for Immune System Management Clinic and Lab. Carolyn is focused on the development of individualized dietary, nutraceutical and botanical clinical approaches to support the treatment of chronic disease conditions. Carolyn also has a private clinical practice in Orleans, Ontario where she sees clients with digestive issues, allergies, weight challenges and fertility issues. In the past she has also enjoyed working in the field at mobile clinics in Africa. Carolyn teaches Nutritional Symptomatology Part 2, Nutritional Pathology and Preventive Health Care at the Institute of Holistic Nutrition’s Ottawa Campus.
NS 003 Nutritional Symptomatology Part 2
This course takes the knowledge from level 1 Nutritional Symptomatology course to a new level. Provides a thorough understanding of underlying causes of disease and methods to prevent them. Provides practical information about an array of assessment tools including: Nutribody Questionnaire, Hair Mineral Analysis, pH Testing, Thermography and Basal Temperature Test. Covers symptomatology and specific supplementation, diet and life style protocols for more complex conditions, including leaky gut syndrome, Crohn’s, endocrine dysfunctions, CFS, heavy metal toxicity, liver and kidney detoxification, immune system issues and cancer. Students will have the opportunity to apply their knowledge on various case studies.