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Lori Nichols Davies
Lori Nichols Davies is a Canadian pioneer in research and education in Applied Nutrition who has been active since 1972 in the health food business. This is an expansive field today, attracting focused attention to chefs because people of all ages and lifestyles are expressing concern about making healthier food choices in restaurants. As a new breed of chef, Lori is recognized by the Who’s Who of Canada 2009 as an outstanding entrepreneur, business woman and professional. The Canadian Naturopathic Community recognizes her as a holistic chef and friend, and the Canadian Association of Natural Nutritional Practitioners as an honorary member and ardent spokesperson. She has a diploma from the Strathmore Institute in Toronto as a Natural Health Consultant, has studied with the International Edison Institute as a nutrition consultant, and is an active member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals. (115 schools)
Based on a lifetime of professional experience as a healing food consultant since 1972 in Toronto, Lori has attracted a group of clinical scientists and international food professionals to join her in a clearly defined goal. Using life-style kinesiology and mineral-rich foods she teaches how to build immunity one meal at a time. Her Holistic Cooking Academy of Canada is maintaining its expertise in Ottawa. She has expanded to the Greater Toronto area in 2009. It will go wherever her teaching staff wishes to take it.
Lori’s professional advisory board is dedicated to knowing everything possible about nutritional food. Using their research, she teaches others to become holistic teaching chefs and enlightened home chefs. With funds accumulating through a $40.00 annual membership fee to the Holistic Cooking Club she envisions facilities with equipment and expertise to train professional chefs as holistic chefs. She offers a 220-hour program spread out for a part time 55-week education program to enable working adults to create a new career, Certified Holistic Teaching Chefs. An intensive 15-week program will start February 2010. Since 1998, Lori has trained over 2,000 home chefs. Her teaching staff began in 2008 in Ottawa to expand the Academy’s message at five locations.
Lori is one of Canada’s first certified ‘Touch for Health’ kinesiologists. She added holistic expertise to her curriculum by taking earlier courses in The Language of Herbs and the Essential Healing Oils. As an invited speaker at public forums, audience members feel her passion and dedication as a ‘green leader’. Chef Lori N-D is creating an important legacy: holistic teaching chefs to assist nations to greater health and deeper happiness naturally with organic foods as medicine. Come enjoy 42 culinary herbs that will help you to gently detoxify in a world of 85,000 toxic chemicals and 14,000 harmful food additives.
Making it her responsibility to understand how nutrients factor into healthy longevity on the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual levels Chef Lori N-D has produced fourteen cookbooks under name The Enlightened Home Chef series. The first textbook, “Cooking with Herbs and Spices (5000 years of Wisdom Confirmed by Modern Science)” is now available at $49.95. It is a trendsetter, laying down principles by which readers will gain insights to tweak other cookbooks.