Functional Nutrition Webinar Series created by the Institute for Functional Medicine As a society, we are faced with numerous crises in health care, none more serious than the global escalation of complex, chronic disease with its unsustainable economic and
Functional Nutrition Webinar Series created by the Institute for Functional Medicine
As a society, we are faced with numerous crises in health care, none more serious than the global escalation of complex, chronic disease with its unsustainable economic and human costs. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, chronic diseases are the leading cause of death and disability in the United States. At its core, chronic disease is intimately connected with diet and lifestyle behaviors and requires effective diet and lifestyle solutions, yet nutrition education in US medical schools continues to be woefully inadequate.
The Functional Nutrition Series was designed to provide you with the valuable tools to help you evaluate, intervene and provide the necessary guidance for your patients to develop a healthier approach to diet and lifestyle. This Series acts as a preview to the Institute for Functional Medicine’s Functional Nutrition Course: Applying Functional Nutrition for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management (October 21-23, 2011 in Denver, CO)
Download all 3 on-demand sessions for only $99 (indvidual sessions can be purchased for $39 each)
Session #1: Creating Space: The Art of Nutritional Counseling
Recorded: August 29, 2011
Speaker: Deanna Minich, PhD
Join Dr. Minich for this refreshing discussion of the Art of Nutritional Coaching. In this session, Deanna will teach key concepts about how to create appropriate SPACE for more effective therapeutic encounters to occur in nutrition and wellness counseling to address food-related issues such as transitioning to a healthier way of eating, eating mindfully, and conquering emotional eating. A review of situational awareness, presence, authenticity, clarity, and empathy will bring additional insights to your client interactions.
Session #2: Developing a Nutrition Care Plan within the Functional Medicine Model
Recorded: September 12, 2011
Speaker: Ruth DeBusk, PhD, RD
Join Dr. Ruth DeBusk as she reviews the functional medicine approach to assessing, diagnosing, intervening, monitoring, and evaluating for nutrition-related conditions. Ruth is the lead developer and instructor for the Functional Nutrition Course offered by IFM and brings practical application to the lecture from her own clinical and research experience.
Session #3: The IFM Core Food Plan; Transitioning from the Unhealthy Diet and Lifestyle to One of Balance
Recorded: September 19, 2011
Speaker: Mary Willis, RD, CDE
Mary Willis, RD, CDE is a nutrition consultant specializing in functional nutrition for over two decades and is one of the co-developers of the IFM Core Food Plan. She will provide a detailed overview of the Core Food Plan— which is colorful, balanced, de-stressing, timely, restful, and loaded with beneficial phytochemicals.. This webinar will cover a dietary and lifestyle approach that features fundamental instruction in healthy living and dietary choices. In this session you will also learn how to provide macronutrient balance for both genders.
Please visit: www.functionalmedicine.org/FNC for more information on IFM’s ground-breaking Functional Nutrition Course.