2017 Open Houses

Toronto & Mississauga | Vancouver | Ottawa
Relax, enjoy refreshments and attend complimentary lectures.


Saturday May 6, 2017
9:30 am – 3:00 pm

55 City Centre Dr., Ste. 701, Mississauga, ON
(North of Burnamthorpe, West of Hurontario at Square One)
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North York (Toronto):

Saturday May 27, 2017
9:30 am – 3:00 pm

18 Wynford Dr., Ste. 514, North York, ON
(North of Eglinton, East of Don Mills)
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9:30-11:00 am
Herbal Medicine: Spring Detoxification:

The Medicinal Properties of Weeds
With Susan Elliotson RH

Spring is the perfect time to clear all body systems of waste metabolites which have accumulated over winter.  This talk will show how to get balanced action on all organs of elimination to ensure that unwanted substances clear through them and do not come out through the skin as hives, pimples, boils or produce headaches, nausea or diarrhea. Best of all, this detoxing can be done with plants that grow all around us – weeds that gardeners would normally throw away or compost.

11:30-1:00 pm
Preventive Health Care: High Cholesterol:

Prevention & Treatment through Nutrition
With Paul Demeda CNP

Cardiovascular disease is one of the leading causes of death in North America.
This lecture will help you understand:
• the main causes of arterial plaque and high blood pressure
• perspectives on the causes, prevention, and treatments of Cardiovascular disease
• addressing the underlying causes and symptoms of cardiovascular diseases with dietary, foods and nutrient applications will be explored.

1:30-3:00 pm
Nutritional Symptomatology:
Heavy Metal Toxicity: Prevention & Treatment through Nutrition
With Jennifer Papaconstantinou CNP, NNCP

Daily we are exposed to environmental contaminants; many of which are metallic-based.
In this lecture participants will learn:

  • hidden and elusive sources of metal exposure
  • symptoms and effects within the body
  • the health impact of exposure
  • how the body deals with these elements
  • steps you can take to alleviate accumulation

Learn and become educated on how you can reduce and eliminate toxicity levels in the body and how they can affect overall health and homeostasis of the body.

North York

9:30 – 11:00 am

IHN’s Diploma Program Overview in Applied Holistic Nutrition
Courses, Certification, Faculty, Admission Requirements & Campus Culture

With Director, Nutrition Studies
Elizabeth Papadopoulos BSc, CNP, ROHP

Join this informative presentation to learn all about the Institute of Holistic Nutrition and our Applied Holistic Nutrition Diploma Program. Our Director, Nutrition Studies Elizabeth Papadopoulos BSc, CNP, ROHP, will be discussing how to start our program, including the process for application and admission requirements. You will also learn all about the certification that IHN provides and be informed about the broad range of experienced industry practitioners that make up our faculty. Information regarding our exclusive Co-Operative Placement Program and various career opportunities after graduation will also be covered. The lecture will also include experience on what a typical day is like as a student at IHN. Come discover the uniqueness of our program and learn more about IHN’s role in the community and field of natural health for the past 20 years.

11:30 – 1:00 pm

Nutrition & Health: The Fundamentals:
Optimal Sugar Balance through Nutrition
With Brett Hawes CNP

Balanced blood sugar is a sign of a multitude of healthy biological processes within the body, yet many people in modern society are plagued with blood sugar issues. Energy fluctuations, mood disturbances, anxiety, weight gain, and cravings ALL have a tie to imbalanced blood sugar and by association, the metabolic reactions that go along with it. Learning to optimally balance your blood sugar can eventually free you of these associated symptoms and move towards a state of improved health. In this lecture you will learn about the role carbohydrate, protein, and dietary fat play in blood sugar balance. We will address specific requirements in order to turn calories into energy and what happens in both an acute and chronic condition when things are dysregulated. Learning to control your blood sugar can mean the difference between fat loss and insulin resistance, it’s all in the details.

1:30 – 3:00 pm
Preventive Health Care:
High Blood Pressure: Prevention & Treatment through Nutrition
With Roland Pankewich CNP, CPT

Modern society as we experience it can be a stressful environment that if unchecked can compromise our health and vitality. Improper food choices, lack of sleep, and nutritional deficiencies are just some of the contributors that cause many adults to experience high blood pressure. Most of us rely on medications to keep our levels in the healthy range but what if we could do it with subtle lifestyle changes alone? This lecture will leave you with the Understanding of how optimal diet choices and proper supplementation can have a profound impact on lowering blood pressure which can make the difference in the long term landscape of one’s health and longevity.

11:30 – 1:00 pm
Fitness & Sports Nutrition

Optimal Nutrition for Effective Weight Loss
With Angelo Greco CNP, ROHP

This lecture will provide the attendee with an overview of how to incorporate the right foods for safe and effective weight loss. Angelo Greco has been a Certified Nutritionist for over 10 years, and has accumulated a wealth of knowledge pertaining to weight management issues. You will learn; correct timing of meals, what foods to eat and why and which exercises are best to shed those unwanted pounds. Lastly, Angelo will share his top 10 tips for staying lean, which are both simple and effective.

1:30 – 3:00 pm
Herbal Medicine:
Healing Gut Inflammation with Herbs
With Eva Cabaca MEd, CNP, ROHP, CH

Poor gut health can cause symptoms of chronic fatigue, depression, food sensitivities, brain fog, chronic pain, and much more.  This lecture will explore the possibilities of using both common culinary spices and professional herbal formulas to repair and restore the integrity of the gut lining, enhance nutrient absorption and cleanse the intestinal tract to enhance the vigor and vitality of the whole body.

• Info on Course / Curriculum & Career Opportunities
• Natural Health Exhibit
• Book Sale
• Live Blood Cell Microscopy Sessions
• Door Prizes

If you have any questions in the meantime please fell free to send us an email at info@instituteofholisticnutrition.com