Paul Demeda CNP
Paul has empowered people to consciously and holistically manage their health for close to 20 years. Paul holds a Diploma in Applied Holistic Nutrition from The Institute of Holistic Nutrition and a Certificate of Achievement in the Teacher/Trainer of Adults Program at Centennial College.
He is dedicated to investigating, clarifying, and explaining important nutrition issues and concepts. He is an ardent proponent of critical thinking in the context of health and published research. Paul taught in the core diploma program at The Institute of Holistic Nutrition for 17 years. Currently, he works full-time between his work as the Program Facilitator at the International Society for Orthomolecular Medicine (ISOM) and running his private clinical nutrition practice. At ISOM, Paul spent over a year updating the world-renown Dr. Abram Hoffer’s original book on schizophrenia—now titled Light on Schizophrenia—to support and validate Dr. Hoffer’s work. Paul is driven to increase awareness of the foundational role nutrients play in mental health. He teaches Nutrition & Mental Health and Clinical Detoxification in the Continuing Education Department of IHN.
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.