“Sports and the Ketogenic Diet” presented by Scott Bergman, DC, CTN, DAAIM; Director, Chiro Kinetics
Dr. Bergman discusses inflammation and speaks about common inflammatory conditions and their underlying causes. Dr. Bergman suggests that the first place to start for patients with inflammatory dysfunction is the ketogenic diet. In this talk he will explore the biochemical process of the therapeutic ketogenic eating program and explain how it helps disease states as well as supporting athletes, for better endurance, faster recovery, and improved overall performance.
“How to Implement a Ketogenic Diet” presented by Christopher Keroack, MD, IFMCP, Functional Internist, CEO, New England Center for Functional Medicine
Understanding food plan macronutrient ratios is straightforward, but the actual implementation of a ketogenic program and achieving desired results in diverse patients can be more difficult. Dr. Keroack shares the clinical challenges and successes he has experienced while guiding patients through the ketogenic food plan. He discusses patient improvements in the areas of hormone balance, insulin sensitivity, weight loss, and overall metabolism. Learn how to implement the ketogenic diet with success.
Originally aired March 22, 2018
Scott Bergman, DC, CTN, DAAIM is a chiropractor, board-certified naturopath, diplomate in integrative medicine, and certified Functional Medicine practitioner in Walnut Creek, California. Since 1993 Dr. Bergman has been the director of Chiro Kinetics, an integrative health clinic combining chiropractic health care, rehabilitation, pilates, core yoga therapy, Functional Medicine, and biological resonance. He uses these resources to treat all age groups and varied levels of health, from those with chronic inflammatory and autoimmune conditions to world champion ultra endurance athletes. For 25 years, Dr. Bergman has presented edifying health, nutrition, and fitness information internationally in business, education, and community settings. Dr. Bergman completed his chiropractic training at Los Angeles College of Chiropractic.
Christopher Keroack, MD, IFMCP is the chief executive officer at New England Center for Functional Medicine. Dr. Keroack knows that optimal health and balanced living are realistic goals for every human being at every stage of life. Dr. Keroack guides patients through foundational and practical approaches to health that focus on dietary guidelines, activity regimens, stress management, and sleep management that are personally and specifically designed for each patient. Each personalized health and wellness plan takes into account the five foundational imbalances: nutrition, metabolism, inflammation, detoxification, and oxidation.
Dr. Keroack authored “Changing Directions: Navigating the Path to Optimal Health and Balanced Living,” a pioneering work that blends traditional medicine and alternative medicine into the perfect balance of caring and healing that is his signature approach to healthcare. Dr. Keroack is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Functional Medicine He received his formal education from Amherst College (BA), Springfield College (MS), and Tufts University School of Medicine (MD).
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