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Doctor of Philosophy in Holistic Nutrition

This program explores advanced natural health and healing, and includes a course on the legal requirements and responsibilities of a nutrition practitioner. Students choose between a doctorate’s thesis on a specific aspect of holistic nutrition and a course on sports nutrition and physiology.

Program Course Descriptions

DN-101 Maximum, Body Energy & Energy Healing Concepts

This course presents the most advanced concepts on how to increase and maintain the body's maximum nerve energy for maximum health, physical strength, and endurance. Maximum nerve energy is also the key for healing disease holistically and its prevention. (4.0 credits)

DN-102 Psychoneuroimmunology: Introduction

This course provides an excellent overview of the science of Psychoneuroimmunology and its philosophies, which laid the groundwork for modern-day "mind/body" healing techniques in the medical and healing arts worlds. The student's attention is drawn to many experiments, proving the authenticity of the concepts unique to Psychoneuroimmunology. (4.0 credits)

DN-103 Advanced Natural Health & Healing I

This course presents the greatest Hygienic laws and natural health concepts laid down in the 20th century by Dr. Herbert M. Shelton. The student will learn, in depth, the true art and concepts of the restoration and preservation of natural health by natural, unadulterated means. (4.0 credits)

DN-104 Advanced Natural Health & Healing II

This course is a continuation of Advanced Natural Health I and further presents the greatest Hygienic laws and natural health concepts laid down in the 20th century by Dr. Herbert M. Shelton. The student will learn, in even further depth, the true concepts of the restoration and preservation of natural health by natural, unadulterated means. (4.0 credits)

DN-105 Holistic Nutrition Counseling Practice: The Legal Requirements & Responsibilities of a Nutrition Practitioner: Part I & II

This course teaches the legal in's & out's and do's & don'ts of a "Nutritional Counseling Practice." The course also presents very advanced and highly effective counseling techniques that will enable the Nutritional Practitioner to show clients and students how to restructure their thinking processes to overcome self- sabotage and to achieve amazing successes in their healthful living habits! (Part I: 4.0 credits) (Part II: 4.0 credits)

DN-106 Doctorate's Thesis or Sports Nutrition & Physiology

(Student's Choice)

A) Doctorate's Thesis

The student will select a thesis statement and develop it into a 3,000-word, typed, double-spaced Doctorate's Thesis on a specific aspect of holistic nutrition, as applied in his or her own life and/or in the lives of others. The student may draw upon any or all of the material from the Doctorate Program in the elaboration of the Doctorate Thesis. (4.0 credits)

B) Sports Nutrition & Physiology

This course presents a modern and thoroughly up-to-date 21st century study on the physiology of the human organism with a specific focus on the sports physiology of the digestive tract as it relates to sports nutrition for optimum power, strength and endurance. "You are not what you eat but what you assimilate that determines power, strength and endurance." (4.0 credits)

DN-107-E The Mind of the Spirit(Optional)

The course will teach you that "minding the spirit" ("ones way of thinking" or "mind-set") as a spiritual person will empower you with a Divine active force. This course will teach you that if you "sow with a view towards corruption of your spirit, mind, body and soul, you will reap corruption, but if you sow with a spiritual, wholesome view towards living, 'mind, body, spirit and soul,' you have chosen to continuously perfect your life in order that you may continue to live the Mind Of The Spirit" (4.0 credits)

Elective marked: " — E." is suggested but NOT required for the Program.

"All COURSES AND MATERIALS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT THE DISCRETION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NATURAL HEALTH"