One of the most powerful roles we have as Nutritional Therapy Practitioners is helping others reconnect
with their bodies and learn to trust their innate wisdom as they rebuild their health. Often, that reconnection
starts with bringing awareness to the existence of the disconnection and an understanding of how we have
reached this dysfunctional space. As the six major milestones of the modern diet you just learned about
have all contributed significantly to this shift, it is a great place to start educating your clients as they put
together the pieces of the journey that has led them to you for support.
For this specific Original Content assignment, you are going to engage in the Creative Interpretation format,
which allows you to choose a mode of presentation that best suits your interests, talents, and intentions for
using this material in the future. Creatively engaging with your audience and conveying information in
distinctive formats will not only help you be more successful in reaching your target audience, but it will also
strengthen your ability to communicate the information and messages you are passionate about sharing.
Your goal in this assignment is to demonstrate your understanding and comprehension of the following
Identify key milestones of the modern diet and lifestyle practices and how they affect our health.
1. Choose a format for your project. You can really exercise your imagination here and create something
that capitalizes on your hobbies, abilities, and desired application beyond the classroom, but here are some
ideas on formats you could use to help you get started:
Modeling clay sculptures or Claymation
Paper cut out
Comic book page
Write and sing a song
Write a poem
2. The quality of appearance needs to be something you would put in front of a real audience. Consider
who you might want to reach with this information and tailor your project to that audience for maximum
3. Video/audio projects should not exceed 10 minutes and will ideally be about 5 minutes.
4. Create your project to discuss the following prompt: What are the six major nutritional milestones that
have led to the modern diet? How has each milestone impacted human health?
Upload your completed project. See the following format expectations for guidance:
If your project is a physical product like a sculpture, take clear pictures and submit them as a jpeg file.
If you created a video of some type, it needs to be uploaded to Youtube and you must submit a Youtube
link for your instructor to view.
Document-based projects should be submitted as a PDF file.