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  The Institute for the Study of Traditional Naturopathy was founded to provide information and instruction in the use of natural means and modalities of healthy nutrition and techniques to improve the overall health and well being of people around the world. It is the desire of the Institute staff and management that individuals and families will achieve homeostasis within, and develop good habits and skills to allow for a full and functional life.  
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Natural Health Advocacy 100 - An Introduction to Natural Health Advocacy

This course will introduce you to the issues involved in the Natural Health field today with regard to legal and governmental issues, both at a Federal, State and local level. Our right to use Natural Health modalities is being restricted over time. It is necessary to remain informed and become educated so that you can stand up for your right to stay healthy naturally!

Naturopathy 100 - An Introduction to Naturopathy

Naturopathy, also called naturopathic medicine, is a whole medical system—one of the systems of healing and beliefs that have evolved over time in different cultures and parts of the world. Naturopathy is rooted in health care approaches that were popular in Europe, especially in Germany, in the 19th century, but it also includes therapies (both ancient and modern) from other traditions. In naturopathy, the emphasis is on supporting health rather than combating disease.

Herbology 100 - An Introduction to Herbology

The origins of herbal medicine date back to the earliest written documents known to man. Dozens of medicinal plants, including myrrh, castor oil and garlic are mentioned in the Egyptian Ebers papyrus and the the Indian Vedas, both dated at about 1500 BC. Eastern medicine developed into the Chinese and Ayurvedic medical systems.

Energy Therapies 100 - An Introduction to Energy Theory

Energy therapies is a collective term used to refer to a variety of alternative and complementary treatments based on the use, modification, or manipulation of energy fields. Most energy therapies presuppose or accept the theory that matter and energy are not exclusive opposites, but that matter is simply a denser form of energy that is more easily perceived by the senses. Some energy therapies are associated with systems of traditional Indian or Chinese medicine that are thousands of years old; others draw upon contemporary scientific theories.

Applied Kinesiology 100 - An Introduction to Applied Kinesiology

Applied Kinesiology (AK) was developed in 1964 by Dr. George Goodhart. AK utilizes Muscle Testing, also called Muscle Response Testing (MRT), to evaluate the well being of a client. Responses to gentle pressure applied to an arm, or other extremity, is noted while touching specific body meridians. The muscle response noted when touching each meridian aids in the practitioner's determinations regarding possible nutritional recommendations or therapies.

Iridology 100 - An Introduction to Iridodiagnosis

Iridology (also known as iridodiagnosis) is an alternative medicine technique whose proponents believe that patterns, colors, and other characteristics of the iris can be examined to determine information about a patient's systemic health. Practitioners match their observations to iris charts which divide the iris into zones corresponding to specific parts of the human body. Iridologists see the eyes as "windows" into the body's state of health.

Orthomolecular Nutrition 100 - An Introduction to Orthomolecular Nutrition

Orthomolecular is a synthetic term made up of ortho, which is Greek for "correct" or "right" and molecule which is the simplest structure that displays the characteristics of a compound. So it literally means the "right molecule." Dr. Linus Pauling coined the term in 1968 to help him express his belief that disease could be eradicated by giving the body the "right molecules" of nutrients through good nutrition. Beneficial vitamins and supplements are used to reinforce the body and stimulate health.

All courses are offered on-line, utilitizing modern Internet technologies that allow watching video classes, studying, asking questions of instructors, chat rooms, on-line tests and grading, and many other methods that allow you to take our courses anywhere at anytime (assuming that you have an Internet connection.) Contact us for course requirements, how to enroll, and costs. Books, manuals and other materials are provided at a nominal fee.