Tahlia Sage BSc., CNP
Tahlia Sage is a graduate of The Institute of Holistic Nutrition and is the founder of Sweet & Savoury Health. Overcoming her own health challenges and weight loss journey prompted Tahlia to pursue an education in nutritional science and holistic nutrition. In her private practice, Tahlia helps clients achieve their wellness goals by embracing healing foods and lifestyle changes one informed step at a time. As a wellness educator and nutrition coach, Tahlia’s professionalism is balanced with a sense of humour, where she helps her clients become empowered and feel connected with their health throughout the healing process. Applying a holistic approach to nutrition coaching has enabled Tahlia to reach a global client base. Tahlia’s intimate knowledge and experiences with holistic nutrition, passion for phytonutrients and delicious foods have also led to successful partnerships with local companies such as Naked Coconut and Finlandia Natural Pharmacy.
There are a few places you can find Tahlia in her spare time. Tahlia is an active participant with a number of non-profit organizations, such as, Herbalist Without Borders, Dress for Success, and Crabtree Corner, bringing wellness to people in need. You will also find her gathering fresh produce at farmer’s markets, cooking up new recipes in the kitchen or sharing wellness inspirations on her blog sweetandsavouryhealth. Tahlia teaches Nutrition & Health: The Fundamentals, Nutrition through the Life Span and Nutritional Symptomatology Part 1 at The Institute of Holistic Nutrition’s Vancouver Campus.
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.
NS 003 Nutritional Symptomatology Part I
Understand the clinical assessment of nutritional status by interpreting physiological symptoms and their relationships to nutritional deficiencies and excesses. Learn the inter-relationships that exist between nutrients and how these play a critical role in determining optimal nutritional requirements. Students will develop foundational as well as specific protocols for balanced nutritional health. Students will understand how physiological symptoms reflect and determine one’s nutritional status. Students will learn the essential principles of biochemical individuality and how this plays a critical role in determining optimal nutritional requirements, specific nutritional deficiencies and toxicities.
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.