Jamie-Lynn Shaw BHSc, CNP

Jamie received a Bachelor of Health Science from the University of Western Ontario. Jamie is an October 2013 graduate, Certified Nutritional Practitioner Diploma with first class honours from the Institute of Holistic Nutrition in Toronto. She is the founder of jamielynnshaw,  where she started her career working online through her website building nutrition protocols to help her clients renew and reclaim their health. Her husband played professional hockey which allowed her to live in many different places all over the world, a few of them being Florida, California, Germany and most recently Scotland. Jamie is also a Certified Personal Trainer and works with clients towards their health and fitness goals building both nutrition and training plans. Her passions are fitness and Holistic Nutrition and she believes that the two go hand-in-hand when striving for optimal health and overall wellness. Jamie teaches Professional Practice, Comparative Diets and Nutrition and Health: The Fundamentals at the Institute of Holistic Nutrition Ottawa Campus.

  • PP 001 Professional Practice

    This course is designed to provide the tools and skills necessary to succeed in professional practice. Practicing in health service, community, business and educational settings will be thoroughly covered. Topics include legal framework, marketing techniques, defining goals, consulting skills, time management, client relationships, building rapport, professionalism and a recap on effective communication skills.

  • FN 001 Nutrition and Health: The Fundamentals

    An introduction to the principles of nutrition as they relate to health and to the prevention of disease. This course provides a framework for the study of the basics of nutrition including; micronutrients (vitamins and minerals), the energy-yielding nutrients (Carbohydrates, Lipids and Proteins), metabolism, digestion, absorption and energy balance. This course will also look at lipids in detail: their functions, classification, dietary requirements, digestion & absorption, metabolism and links to the major fatal diseases, heart disease and cancer.

  • CD 011 Comparative Diets

    This course provides information about the holistic principles of food dynamics and their application for optimal health and well-being. Students learn and assess the many therapeutic benefits and limitations of several alternative diet approaches including: low-fat diets (Pritikin and Ornish), high protein diets (Dr. Atkins, Protein Power, Zone, Carbohydrate Addict), Glycemic Index and longevity diets (Macrobiotics, Okinawa). Various vegetarian plans are discussed with an emphasis on understanding protein complementation and Natural Hygeine diets (Hippocrates, Fruitarian, Juicing). The course will also address general cleansing diets for caffeine, alcohol and nicotine detoxing. With the knowledge gained in this course students will be able to evaluate and design customized health-promoting diets and lifestyle programs for any individual.