Ontario Examining Board of Holistic Nutrition


Ontario Examining Board of Holistic Nutrition (O.E.B.H.N) was established to form a united body of qualified Certified Holistic Nutritionists RHNs who provide safe and effective treatments to the public and to assist the provincial government to devise a policy for regulation of Nutrition in Ontario.


President and Oversight Coordinator Chair
Professor Sohrab Khoshbin
Ph.D., M.Sc., D.N.M., D.H., CHT, A.M.D.

Vice President and Membership Evaluation Committee Chair
Mr. Elvis Ali
N.D., M.Sc.

Treasurer and Standards Policy Review Committee Chair
Mr. Babak Parsad
M.Sc., R.Ac., A.M.D., H.D.

Public Education Liaison and Patient Relations Chair
Ms. Michelle Farzanegan
H.D., D.O.(MP)


  • To train and advance the knowledge of Holistic Nutrition Practitioners through seminars and classes.
  • Establish a provincial standard for the training and education of Holistic Nutrition Practitioners.
  • Seek and establish relationships with overseas and North American colleges and universities to keep apprised of research and updated practical knowledge.
  • Establish a centre for research in Nutrition.
  • To inform and educate the public about the philosophy and technique of Nutrition for treatment of illness.
  • Oversight of regulatory policy and qualification evaluation of applicants.
  • To investigate and resolve patient complaints and practitioner compliance.
  • Develop and participate in the campaign of public education and strengthening of practitioner professional standards.
  • Fair resolution of dissentious issues, without prejudice, amongst membership and individual practitioners, patient disputes, including the review and proclamation of practicing directives, standards and innovations.