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What is an ROHP and Why is this Designation Important?
Registered Orthomolecular Health Practitioners
Crina Sylvia Cretu, CNP, ROHP
“As a Certified Nutritional Practitioner and Lifestyle Coach, my vision is to guide you towards healthy lifestyle practices, with the final goal of correcting imbalances and achieving optimal physical, mental and emotional health.”
Crina Sylvia Cretu
Certified Nutritional Practitioner
Registered Orthomolecular Health Practitioner
is an Honours graduate of the Institute of Holistic Nutrition with a Diploma in Applied Holistic Nutrition. She is a Certified Nutritional Practitioner
(CNP) and Lifestyle Coach
and has been granted the designation of Registered Orthomolecular Health Practitioner
) by the International Organization of Nutritional Practitioners (IONC).
With a strong interest in the “food-mood”
connection and energy medicine, she earned her Certificate in Applied Holistic Nutritional Psychology
from the Institute of Holistic Nutrition. She is also trained in the practice of Rei Ki
In 2010, Crina became certified in Live and Dry Blood Microscopy
and has successfully completed the Capillary certification course offered by Robetech Institute.
In addition to offering personal nutritional and lifestyle coaching, Crina has a special interest in addressing nutritional imbalances in those seeking to improve their state of mind and coping abilities in areas such as depression, anxiety, eating disorders and addiction.
She is a firm believer in the mind-body’s innate capacity to heal and become strong and healthy with proper nourishment and positive lifestyle choices.
(ROHPs) are scientific evidenced-based trained nutritional professionals who can educate you about diet, lifestyle and detoxification for optimum health and energy.
Registered Orthomolecular Health Practitioner is the designation given by the International Association of Nutritional Consultants to a qualified healthcare professional that specializes in maintaining or restoring biochemistry and physiology in the body for optimum health and wellbeing. Orthomolecular Health Practitioners
assess the unique dietary and nutritional requirements of an individual and utilize a full spectrum of customized natural therapies including: diet and nutritional supplements, detoxification and drainage.
IONC has within its membership base: registered nurses, naturopathic doctors, chiropractors, dentists, homeopaths, acupuncturists, herbalists, iridologists and massage therapists.
A visit to an ROHP will be an educational experience where one will learn to make lifestyle changes that have a long-lasting effect on the quality of life. Some insurance companies are now covering the fees for ROHP services for IONC members.
Educational criteria for ROHP certification include significant post-secondary training in the following subjects: anatomy and physiology, chemistry, biochemistry, allergies, biology, fundamental of nutrition, preventative nutrition, environmental pollution, nutritional pathology, alternative comparative diets, digestion-elimination, nutritional symptomatology, psycho-nutrition, life cycle (geriatrics, pediatrics, clinical nutrition, & sports nutrition), research applications, and jurisprudence.
ROHPs are certified by the International Association of Nutritional Consultants of Canada. IONC is a voluntary, non-profit, incorporated organization that is not associated with any school or teaching facility, but independently assesses the qualifications of those who apply for professional membership as ROHPs. It was founded in 1983 to help inform the public about nutritional consulting and to provide standards of practice for nutritional consultants.