Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Course Number:
CEU 3050
Course Title:
Ayurvedic Nutrition
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Course Description

Course covers an Ayurveda Overview including history, energetics, and constitution; Ayurvedic Dietary Principles of taste, energetic and healing qualities of foods and individualized diet; food preparation and cooking techniques, Ayurvedic Herbs; pathologies and specific nutritional disease treatments.

Intended Outcomes for the course

  1. Evaluate up to 10 Ayurvedic core nutritional concepts and up to 30 common Ayurvedic clinical symptoms for client diet/deficiency conditions
  2. Recall, explain and integrate nomenclature, methodology and procedures of Ayurveda in diet planning, compliance and efficacy
  3. Interpret client pathology, acute and chronic conditions, and impaired metabolism toward health maintenance recommendations