Wholesome Nutrition Symposium

Wholesome Nutrition Symposium

Date & Time
Lady Pohamba Private Hospital, Training Room, Ombika Street, Windhoek Map


  • Payments accepted through the EventsToday website and the PayToday app.
  • Attendance ticket sales close at midnight on Friday, 23 Nov 2018.
  • Non-attendance ticket sales close end of Feb 2019.

Buy Tickets

Ticket Type Price Quantity
Articles Only
Non-attendance. Articles and questionnaires only. 36 CEUs including ethics.
N$ 700.00

The Event

CPD Event

  • Open to all healthcare professionals and the public
  • Variety of topics presented by well-known specialist in integrative sports nutrition
  • Articles and questionnaires for extra CEUs


ticket options

Option 1 - Full Attendance (2 days)

  • Attend the event on 27 and 28 November, 8h00-17h00 on both days
  • This ticket option includes questionnaires
  • Earn 48 CEUs
  • Guest speakers: Ian Craig, BSc MSc DipCNE INLPTA (see info further below)
  • Ticket sales close at midnight on 23 November 2018

Option 2 - Articles and Questionnaires Only

  • This is a non-attendance option
  • You will receive the articles and questionnaires
  •  Earn 36 CEUs
  • Purchases close end of February 2019


guest speaker

Ian Craig BSc MSc DipCNE INLPTA is an exercise physiologist, nutritional therapist, NLP practitioner and an athletics coach. As a competitive British middle-distance runner for 20 years, Ian specialises in integrative sports nutrition, a fast-evolving discipline that considers both the health and performance of an athlete from an integrative health perspective. He is the editor of UK magazine Functional Sports Nutrition, he developed and facilitated the Middlesex University’s Personalised Sports Nutrition postgraduate course, the annual IHCAN Functional Sports Nutrition conference, and he launched the Centre for Integrative Sports Nutrition this year. Ian runs a private nutrition practice in Johannesburg's Morningside Chiropractic and Sports Injury Clinic: his client base ranges from clinical cases of autoimmunity and chronic fatigue syndrome, through to recreational and elite athletes.

www.thenutritionalinstitute.com; www.intsportsnutrition.com; @ian_tNI



Section 1 - Three dimensional nutrition and its role in health and modern dis-ease

  • Calorie and carb-fat debates within nutrition: one-dimensional black & white thinking.
  • Wholesome nutrition - adding the second dimension.
  • The catastrophe model applied to health: diabetes as an example of health imbalances that can be intervened and in some cases reversed through food and lifestyle measures.
  • An introduction to a functional/integrative approach to nutrition and health - adding the third dimension to nutrition.

Section 2 - Integrative nutrition in practice

  • A tour of the physiological body systems - a ‘systems biology’ approach
  • Personalised nutrition - appreciation of gene-nutrient-environmental interactions
  • Gut first - illustrating how our GI tract influences every other system on the functional medicine matrix and strategies for its optimal health
  • Interactive workshop - case study of an autoimmune client

Section 3 - Integrative sports nutrition 

  • The integrative sports nutrition pyramid - it’s not just about protein powders and sugary drinks
  • Bioenergetics - ATP, the energy currency of the sports person - how we train it nutritionally and environmentally 
  • Nutrient timing and DIY sports and recovery drinks 
  • Interactive workshop - a complex athlete in need of an integrative approach


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