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Nutrition Fundamentals Diploma Program

Diploma Code: NTN 100
Title: Diploma in Nutrition Fundamentals
Tuition (CAD): 1460.00

Duration: One Year or Your Own Pace
Next Start: Home Study Start On Your Own Schedule
Class Time: online


This state of the art, evidence based Diploma Program in Nutrition Fundamentals at ICNH is designed to provide the student with knowledge and healing options in this progressive form of natural medicine. Students will receive their theoretical learning through cutting edge Home Study learning.

This comprehensive approach  will provide for you, a firm foundation in the scientific realities of nutrition, physiology and their effectiveness within alternative approaches to healing.  Once the successful graduate has completed the ICNH requirements they will receive a Diploma in Fundamental Nutrition and may then apply for the designation of RNCP - Registered Nutritional Consulting Practitioner - from the I.O.N.C. International Organization of Nutritional Consultants.

Registered licensed health practitioners can apply for exemption from parts of this program provided that a transcript from a registered educational institution is sent to ICNH for evaluation prior to registration into the program.

Note:   Tuition for International students is U.S. Funds.



  • Completion of required reading assignments and essays
  •  Satisfactory completion of 25 case studies and a 5000 word dissertation on one successful case study
  • A passing grade of 70% or higher on the final theory and practical examination.

  • High school diploma
  • Read, write and speak English

Courses (11)
ID Course Code Title Tuition (CAD) Duration Primary Teacher
11 BIZ 101 Business Ethics 95.00 15 clock hours = 1 credit hour online
136 DNM 215 Ultimate pH 60.00 Home Study 8 credit hours Home Study
137 DNM 216 Detox Plan - 4 Week 130.00 Home Study 8 credit hours Home Study
139 DNM 218 60 Seconds to Slim 95.00 Home Study 8 credit hours Home Study
108 CERT 200 Nutrition Fundamentals 180.00 Home Study Home Study
56 APP 101C Anatomy and Physiology Essentials 295.00 Home Study Home Study
57 MED 101C Medical Terminology 140.00 Home Study Home Study
63 CHM 101 Chemistry & Physics 195.00 8 credit hours Home Study
135 DNM 214 Probiotics 120.00 Home Study 8 credit hours Home Study
151 DNM 219 The New Orthomolecular Nutrition 150.00 Home Study Home Study
76 INT 101 Internship 0.00 25 case studies - 150 clock hours 0
Books Required (4)
Title: Nutrition The Basics
Author: PA Institute
Type: Printed
Price (CAD): 25.00

Description: Nutrition The Basics


This course covers the Principles of Nutrition: a survey of the vitamins and minerals on a biochemical and nutritional basis, orthomolecular medicine, various dietary cures, etc. are covered in 30 lessons.

Course is accompanied with Exam Questions.

Upon completion of Exam Questions, student will receive 'Nutrition Basics' Certificate.

Book Included in "Nutrition the Basics" Certificate Program
Title: Essential Atlas of Anatomy & Physiology (2 books)
Author: Parramón Studios
ISBN: 9780764118333
Type: Printed
Price (CAD): 53.98

Description: The human body—with all of its parts, organs, and functions—is shown in detailed, scientifically correct full-color illustrations. Fifteen separate sections examine both male and female bodies as follows: Human cell structure... General anatomical features ... Skeleton and musculature ... Digestive system ... Respiratory system ... Circulatory system ... Blood ... Lymphatic system ... Nervous system ... Sensory organs ... Urinary system ... Genital organs ... Human reproduction ... Endocrine system ... Immunological system. Hundreds of illustrations make this book a handy home reference.
Title: Quick & Easy Medical Terminology, 8th Edition
Author: Peggy C. Leonard, MT, MEd
ISBN: 978-0323-3592-07
Type: Printed
Price (CAD): 86.95

Description: Textbook goes with course MED 101S bought separately, found under certificate courses.

Make learning medical terminology faster and more fun with Quick & Easy Medical Terminology, 6th Edition! Featuring CDs with interactive games and audio pronunciations, this book helps you begin reading, writing, and speaking medical terms in the shortest time possible. Small chunks of information are always followed immediately by exercises, so students will be learning "every minute!" The many puzzles, activities, and games make it easier to understand and remember terminology. Written in a clear, conversational style by Peggy C. Leonard, MT, MEd, this book gives you the tools to communicate effectively in the health care environment.

April 2010 • Approx. 448 pp., 175 illus. •
Title: Essential Atlas of Physics and Chemistry
Author: Parramon's
ISBN: 9780764127137
Type: Printed
Price (CAD): 30.99

Description: The purpose of this book is to give students a basic familiarity with physics and chemistry but without emphasizing the mathematical content and formulas any more than necessary. The intention is to explain the concepts clearly and simply.
Books Supplemental (8)
Title: The 4 Week Ultimate Body Detox Plan
Author: Michelle Schoffro Cook
Type: Printed
Price (CAD): 26.05

Description: The 4-Week Ultimate Body Detox Plan shows you how to get rid of toxins using a simple and effective step-by-step approach. Toxins can leave you feeling sluggish, achy, heavy, and out of shape. They can also lead to disease in the form of cancer, arthritis, diabetes, allergies, and many other serious illnesses. This book explains how herbs, foods, juices, aromatherapy, exercise, breathing techniques, and other natural therapies can help you to feel better than ever.
Title: The Taste Test Diet
Author: Prof.(Dr. of Med.) Charles McWilliams
Type: Printed
Price (CAD): 27.87

Description: The Taste Test Diet is an Esthetic Method to awaken your tastes and improve your diet naturally. The Taste Test Diet studies new ways of seeing and of perceiving the world; bringing better health to individuals. By improving your tastes, you will naturally gravitate to more wholesome, healthful foods while you lose your appetite for what has caused your weight gain.
Title: The Ultimate Ph Solution
Author: Michelle Schoffro Cook
Type: Printed
Price (CAD): 26.84

Description: Control the level of acid in your body and reclaim your health with this simple, step-by-step program Beginning a healthier lifestyle can be as easy as starting your day sipping a glass of water with a squeeze of lemon juice. Drinking this simple drink is only one of the many ways, all outlined in The Ultimate pH Solution, that you can change your body's pH and ward off disease. Too much acid in your blood can cause a host of health problems, but with cutting-edge, medically sound research, this indispensable guide offers an easy-to-follow plan and simple lifestyle changes that will help you kick acid and stay healthy. The Ultimate pH Solution also includes real-life success stories of people who have overcome disease and lost weight by balancing their pH levels, along with 50 recipes for delicious pH-powerful dishes. Learn why high-protein diets may be harmful to your health, why eating dairy may not help you avoid osteoporosis, and how to lower the acid levels in your body for optimal health.
Title: Your Cure for Cancer only skin deep!
Author: Prof.(Dr. of Med.) Charles McWilliams
Type: Printed
Price (CAD): 43.00

Description: The only Self-Help Guide to make alterative cancer therapies work for YOU. A bold revelation of what this century's early naturopaths learned about not only the causes of cancer, but also effective treatments and what you CAN DO NOW to save your life with this vital knowledge. Step-bystep instructions from a world renowned Naturopath, Homeopath, Acupuncturist, and Eclectic. Take Steps to control your life NOW is "purge this vicious disease from your body once and for all."
Title: Weekend Wonder Detox: Quick Cleases to Strengthen Your Body and Enhance Your Beauty
Author: Michelle Schoffro Cook
ISBN: 978-0-7382-1736-9
Type: Printed
Price (CAD): 24.47

Description: Leave Lethargy behind, shed excess weight, and get clear, glowing skin!

Detox regimens can be expensive, lengthy, and difficult to follow~and often don't deliver the results you want. Now, health expert and author Michelle Schoffro Cook offers a fresh approach to purifying your body: spa-style weekends to have you looking and feeling great in just days!

These mini-detoxes help you to reset your natural body chemistry and improve organ function for overall health.
Title: 60 Seconds to Slim
Author: Michelle Schoffro Cook
ISBN: 978-1-60961-849-0
Type: Printed
Price (CAD): 26.92

Description: In 60 Seconds to Slim, Dr. Michelle Schroffro Cook shares her plan to rebalance your body chemistry so you can optimize your fat-burning ability. In addition to specific dietary advice, she provides sixty-five 60-second weight-loss tips based on the latest research, to help you design a custom plan for maximum results.

Put the power to slim down into your own hands with dozens of fat-busting tips.
Title: Ancient Einkorn
Author: D. Gary Young
Type: Printed
Price (CAD): 23.95

Description: “Ancient Einkorn: Today’s Staff of Life” is a fascinating and informative book by D. Gary Young. It is a must read for individuals concerned about modern-day hybridized wheat which contains vast amounts of super gluten, starch and drugs. This book details Gary’s exhaustive journey to locate and successfully cultivate this ancient grain and how it is now being cultivated on Young Living farms. This book details the many health benefits of einkorn. The harmful effects of hybrid wheat including diseases and disorders it triggers are explained as well. Once again, Gary shares his research and findings to help you enjoy a better quality and healthier life.

Overview of Topics

• Acknowledgments, Preface and Introduction
• My Quest to Find Einkorn
• The Decline of Nutrition
• Modern Hybrid Wheat
• Gluten: Friend or Foe
• Enzymes
• Diseases and Disorders Triggered by Hybrid Gluten
• The Silent Killers the Pharmaceutical Companies Love
• The Road to Recovery and a Healthy Life
Title: The Probiotic Promise: Simple Steps to Heal Your Body from the Inside Out
Author: Michelle Schoffro Cook
Type: Printed
Price (CAD): 29.95

Description: You've heard how beneficial probiotics are for gut health; new research reveals that they can do much more! Probiotics can also improve a host of other conditions, from allergies to arthritis, depression to obesity-they have even been shown to inhibit cancer and antibiotic-resistant superbugs. Now Dr. Michelle Schoffro Cook shares this groundbreaking research, demonstrating the link between gastrointestinal health and overall well-being. She offers concrete ways for you to use this extraordinary information, explaining how to use probiotics to address a range of medical issues. In this cutting-edge prescription for overall wellness, you'll discover:
specific strains of probiotics and the more than 50 conditions they can help
the benefits of incorporating probiotics into your day-to-day life
how to select the best supplement for your health concerns
tips for adding more probiotic-rich foods to your diet
more than 30 delicious and nutritious probiotic-rich recipes