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Career Information: Nutrition (Natural / holistic)


Nutrition (Natural / holistic)

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Short Definition
Note: The nutrition schools listed on Healing-Schools.com are alternative culinary and nutrition schools and are training programs designed to teach you the healing power of foods as well as the culinary aspects.

Natural nutritionists are nutritional and therapeutic cooks who learn to be artists in food preparation and presentation. They emphasize nutritional and therapeutic cooking, and mastery of the necessary kitchen skills.

Expanded Information
With the growing awareness of the effect that food has on health and well-being, there is a great demand for culinary professionals who can prepare food that is not only beautiful and delicious, but health supportive as well.

A sample natural / holistic culinary program would look like this:

Chef’s Training students become proficient in the proper use of the kitchen equipment, utensils and procedures which enables them to gain mastery of the basic cooking techniques for a wide variety of health supportive foods. Our graduates possess the ability to identify a broad spectrum of natural ingredients as well as expertise in their selection and handling. In addition, strong emphasis is placed on whole grain baking techniques, including the basic principles of baking as well as converting recipes from traditional to natural and vegan ingredients.

While achieving a general knowledge of the basic principles governing the culinary science, students also gain an understanding of the fundamentals of human nutrition and the connection between food and healing. They develop familiarity with numerous approaches to diet and health along with a thorough comprehension of the criteria for quality food selection.The focus of this 619 hour program is mostly vegetarian, and also provides instruction in fish and organic poultry. Our meals are high in fiber and complex carbohydrates, and contain no white sugar and minimal amounts of dairy products.