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Cardiometabolic, Obesity

In this presentation Jaclyn Chasse, ND and President of AANP discusses the role of nutrition in naturopathic medicine and how it has significantly changed over the years for the naturopathic doctor. Dr Chasse points out a few of the key diets that are used in managing nutrition today, among them are the ketogenic diet, the Mediterranean diet and the Paleo diet. She describes the methods many naturopathic doctors use that have had the most impact on improving patient outcomes, including the importance of incorporating phytonutrients…

In this presentation Jaclyn Chasse, ND and President of AANP discusses the role of nutrition in naturopathic medicine and how it has significantly changed over the years for the naturopathic doctor. Dr Chasse points out a few…

Maintaining a healthy weight is not easy, but it is possible. This clinical review covers various factors influencing successful long-term weight loss maintenance. The World Health Organization’s statistics indicate that most of the world’s population now lives in a country in which overweight and obesity contribute to more mortality than underweight. This trend has led to a worldwide obesity rate that has tripled since 1975. If this rate of overweight incidence continues, nearly half of the world’s adult population will be…

Maintaining a healthy weight is not easy, but it is possible. This clinical review covers various factors influencing successful long-term weight loss maintenance. The World Health Organization’s statistics indicate that most of the world’s…

Foundational

Functional Medicine and Women’s Health: Interview with Joel Evans, MD Part 2: PCOS & Preconception Care/Fertility In this series, we sat down with Joel Evans, MD to talk about Functional Medicine options for common women’s health issues. Q: What is polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), and what causes it? A: In order to understand polycystic ovarian syndrome, it’s important to understand that it is a syndrome. When we use the word “syndrome” in medicine, it usually means there are many different symptoms and…

Functional Medicine and Women’s Health: Interview with Joel Evans, MD Part 2: PCOS & Preconception Care/Fertility In this series, we sat down with Joel Evans, MD to talk about Functional Medicine options for…

MAPS Slide Deck Presentations Dominic D'Agostino, PhD – Plant-Centric Keto Diet  Dr. Dominic D’Agostino is Associate Professor of Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology at University of South Florida in Tampa, FL. View the slides Bridget Briggs, MD – Achieving Hormone Balance in Women’s Health: Address Your Patients’ Symptoms with Simple Detox Protocols Dr. Bridget Briggs is a family physician, specializing in integrative and lifestyle medicine at The Briggs Institute of Epigenetic Medicine in Temecula and Murrieta, CA. View the slides Jeff…

MAPS Slide Deck Presentations Dominic D'Agostino, PhD – Plant-Centric Keto Diet  Dr. Dominic D’Agostino is Associate Professor of Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology at University of South Florida in Tampa, FL. View the slides…

Osher Center for Integrative Medicine 2018 Annual Integrative Medicine Pre-Conference: Personalizing Cognitive Health for Optimal Outcomes Metagenics Institute sponsored the pre-conference “Personalizing Cognitive Health for Optimal Outcomes,” which took place on April 26, 2018 in Miami, FL at The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine’s Osher Center for Integrative Medicine’s Annual Integrative Medicine Conference. Poor nutrition, stress, chronic inflammation, and physiological changes throughout the lifespan can adversely affect cognitive functioning. Optimizing cognitive health outcomes requires personalized, multi-pronged interventions. This…

Osher Center for Integrative Medicine 2018 Annual Integrative Medicine Pre-Conference: Personalizing Cognitive Health for Optimal Outcomes Metagenics Institute sponsored the pre-conference “Personalizing Cognitive Health for Optimal Outcomes,” which took place on April 26,…

Foundational

by Kara Fitzgerald, ND It is plain myth that there is nothing that can be done to prevent, slow or even reverse the progress of cognitive decline or Alzheimer’s Disease. The Institute for Functional Medicine held a 3-day international conference earlier this month, attended in droves, diving into the body of evidence that demonstrates this, and we also just really appreciate the work of Dr. Dale Bredesen and his team from the Buck Institute for Research on Aging who are showing that mild-to-moderate…

by Kara Fitzgerald, ND It is plain myth that there is nothing that can be done to prevent, slow or even reverse the progress of cognitive decline or Alzheimer’s Disease. The Institute for Functional…

Cardiometabolic, Obesity

The struggle to find the best diet for weight management and metabolic health improvement has largely failed. This failure may imply that no diet fits all needs, which justifies a search for biomarkers that can predict success in weight loss and physiological response, and can allow the most efficient diet to be selected on an individual basis. Researchers from the Texas A&M University recently conducted a series of metabolic studies to understand how genetic differences in mice influence health responses to…

The struggle to find the best diet for weight management and metabolic health improvement has largely failed. This failure may imply that no diet fits all needs, which justifies a search for biomarkers…

Cardiometabolic, Foundational, Obesity

Diabetes, heart disease, and other metabolic issues are on the rise worldwide and are strongly associated with obesity. A growing body of research indicates that the ketogenic diet and keto-adaptation may play a role in mitigating metabolic dysfunction and related chronic disease concerns. In this talk, ketogenic diet researcher and expert Jeff Volek, PhD, RD emphasizes a case method approach for managing chronic health issues—specifically, via carbohydrate restriction and ketosis. Dr. Volek is a Professor in the Department of Human…

Diabetes, heart disease, and other metabolic issues are on the rise worldwide and are strongly associated with obesity. A growing body of research indicates that the ketogenic diet and keto-adaptation may play a…

Cardiometabolic, Obesity

In Part 2 of this 2-part series, ketogenic diet expert Jeff Volek, PhD, RD, reviews the critical need for nutritionally based management options in obesity treatment. Dr. Volek discusses the ketogenic diet and its safety, efficacy, and outcomes in patients with obesity. In this presentation you will learn how to personalize and implement a safe and effective ketogenic diet in a real-world clinical practice. Dr. Volek is a Professor in the Department of Human Sciences at The Ohio State University. For…

In Part 2 of this 2-part series, ketogenic diet expert Jeff Volek, PhD, RD, reviews the critical need for nutritionally based management options in obesity treatment. Dr. Volek discusses the ketogenic diet and…

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