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Jamie-Lynn Shaw, BHSc, CNP

Department(s): Faculty

Jamie-Lynn received a Bachelor of Health Science from the University of Western Ontario in 2011. She also graduated with first-class honours from the Institute of Holistic Nutrition, Toronto campus in 2013, and is a Certified Nutritional Practitioner and member of the Canadian Association of Natural Nutrition. Jamie-Lynn is a Certified Personal Trainer and has worked with professional athletes focusing on functional movement. She is the founder of her own consulting practice Jamie Lynn Shaw where she started her career working online through her website building nutrition protocols to help her clients renew and reclaim their health. Jamie-Lynn’s nutrition focus includes digestive health, hormonal imbalances, weight loss, detoxification, mental health, chronic pain, concussion and brain injury and increased athletic performance. Her passions are fitness and Holistic Nutrition; she believes that the two go hand-in-hand when striving for optimal health and overall wellness. Jamie-Lynn currently teaches Professional Practice, Comparative Diets, Nutrition through the Lifespan at the Institute of Holistic Nutrition Online.

PP001 Professional Practice
This course is designed to provide the tools and skills necessary to succeed in professional practice. Practicing in health service, community, business and educational settings will be thoroughly covered. Topics include legal framework, marketing techniques, defining goals, consulting skills, time management, client relationships, building rapport, professionalism and a recap on effective communication skills.
CD011 Comparative Diets
This course provides a holistic model methodology in evaluating principles of food dynamics, nutrient proportions, holistic individuality, the law of opposites, food combining, and more. Students learn and assess the many therapeutic benefits and limitations of several alternative diet approaches, including: modern diets (intermittent fasting, macrobiotics), food combining (colour-therapy/rainbow diet), high protein diets (Ketogenic, Paleo), Vegetarian approaches (plant-based/vegetarian/vegan variations, fruitarian, raw food), as well as cleansing and detoxification diets (caffeine, alcohol, and nicotine detoxes, juice fasts). With the knowledge gained in this course, students will be able to identify individual’s dietary imbalances, and analyze macronutrient proportions to design custom health-promoting diets and lifestyle programs.
NLS010 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.