Certified Therapeutic Luscious Cook (C-TLC)™ - 300 hrs

European Naturopathy, Traditional Oriental Medicine (TOM) or Traditional Asian Medicine (TAM), Ayurvedic Medicine, and other healing approaches all agree that a core component of healing is preparing meals geared towards each person’s individual constitution. In this program, you will learn how to prepare dishes and entire meals that are geared for balancing each major organ, gland and the other systems of the body & other holistic concerns such as emotions & spirit.

Certified Clinical Master Herbalist

When you bring a person or their challenged body part to balance, they will heal themselves – including the corresponding symptom(s). For example, we are not cooking for or treating cirrhosis or hepatitis per se, but rather cooking meals oriented towards building (anabolism), cleansing/detoxing (catabolism), and balancing (homeostasis) the liver.

Gourmet therapeutic meals for each organ , gland, and other systems. Associating symptoms and dysfunctions with the corresponding organ, gland, heart, nervous system, brain, immune, lymph, circulatory, female and male reproductive system, common emotional concerns, and more. Then designing gourmet therapeutic meals and menus for the cause organ(s), gland(s), or system(s) for you to cook or teach your client and her/his family to cook.

This Program qualifies you to become a Certified Therapeutic Luscious Cook (C-TLC)™, which is Federally Trademarked. NHI Is the only Institution in the World that offers this comprehensive Certification Program! 6 months

300 Credit Hours 


Instructor: Steve Schechter, NP, HHP, NHI Founder-Director

Before founding NHI 22 years ago, Steve was the senior formulator for 2 of the 3 largest supplement companies in the world and 3 of the 4 largest herb companies in the world. Steve authored the best-selling book for 12.5 years on foods, nutrients and herbs well documented to boost immune processes and detoxify from a wide range of common chemicals, heavy metals, and radiations. He has had more than 350 articles published in national peer review magazines, and a regular keynote speaker for 17 years at the three largest health industry symposiums in the world. For many years, the largest health industry companies considered him one of the top, most experienced nutrition and one of the top, most experienced herb experts in the country.

NOTE: NHI is Approved/Accredited/Licensed by the Hawaiian Department Of Education (H. DOE), American Naturopathic Medical Association Board (ANMAB), the California Naturopathic Association (CNA), and the American Association of Drugless Practitioners (AADP). When you graduate from the NHI Programs & Courses that qualify you for Holistic Health Practitioner (H.H.P.), and when you graduate from the NHI Programs & Courses that qualify you for Naturopathic Practitioner (N.P.), you can be Certified/Accredited by the above organizations. Furthermore, graduates of the NHI CNC™, CCMH™, and CCMA™ Programs are Certified by NHI and you also have the "option" of obtaining additional Certifications/Accreditations from the ANMAB and the H. DOE. Also, see Accreditation page Notices!

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