Integrative Practitioner Digital Summit
Nutrition - August 20

Join the Integrative Practitioner team and a lineup of partnering speakers and authors in immersive conversations focused on nutrition.  The day will consist of a combination of live, interactive sessions and on demand content to provide practitoners with a well-rounded day of education.  The event agenda will be supplemented by podcast episodes with Kellie Blake, RDN, LD, IFNCP and Mary Purdy MS, RDN, a recorded webinar with Andrea Beaman, HHC, Chef, Herbalist, downloadable articles, and a complimentary eBook. 

Your FREE registration provides access to all event activities.  On the event day, you can determine which sessions and resources to take advantage of.

Registration is closed.

August 20: Agenda

9:00 – 10:00am ET

Live Session

Jeanne Petrucci, MS, RDN

Bringing Nutrition Education to Life with Culinary Instruction

Half of the American population has been affected by one or more chronic health conditions, including heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and obesity, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These diseases have a strong connection to diet. However, evidence-based resources that support consumers in the consumption of healthy foods at home are lacking. Read more »

10:00 – 10:15am ET

On-Demand Forum


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10:15 – 11:15am ET

Live Session

Shino Bay Aguilera, DO

Systemic and Local Effects of Stress on the Hair Follicle - Proactive Nutritional Interventions For Stressful Times

Since we understand that hair loss and thinning is an accumulation of multiple factors, this presentation will focus on stress and the pathophysiology of hair loss. Dr. Shino Bay will present both the systemic and local effects of stress on the hair follicle. His talk will define the differing pathophysiology between chronic and acute stress and how each directly and indirectly impacts hair. Read more »

Sponsored by Nutrafol

11:15 -11:30am ET

On Demand Activity

Morning Meditation

Take a break from the morning’s educational sessions with a relaxing meditation aimed at un-winding and re-focusing.

11:30 – 12:30pm ET

On Demand Session

Laura Rokosz, PhD

Regulation of the Gut-Brain Axis Through Nutritional Support of the Microbiome

Cognitive impairment encompasses deficiencies in early development as well as age-related neurological decline. Both pathways may be impacted by nutrient deficiencies that suppress neuronal development. While enhancing the diet with supplements would seem to be a simple fix, understanding deficiencies in nutrient absorption lends some clarity as to why this strategy may not solve the problem. Read more »

1:00 – 2:00pm ET

Live Session

Ashley Koff, RD

Root Cause Nutrition Assessment to Personalize Recommendations for Better Outcomes

Integrative healthcare professionals know nutrition is foundational to each patient's health. Personalized nutrition delivers better outcomes. To that end, in our toolkit as integrative practitioners, we must include root cause nutrition assessments to fully understand current nutrient status. Read more »

2:00 - 2:15pm ET

On Demand Forum


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2:15 – 3:15pm ET

Live Session

Kamalesh Ginger Hooven, MA Ayurveda, Ayurveda Yoga Therapist, E-RYT 500

Suhas Kshirsagar BAMS, MD (Ayu. India)

Kate (Maitri) Bentley, MA-Ay, Ayurvedic Practitioner, Ashtanga Yoga Teacher, Educator

Ä€yurveda & Yoga for Ideal Nutrition and Digestion

This session will explore the foundations of Ayurvedic Nutrition. The difference between conventional dietetics and Ayurvedic view of Diet, Digestion & Nutrition. We will understand the basics of Ayurveda, the qualities of Dosha's, Foods and various aspects of the Metabolic function. Read more »

Sponsored by the Mount Madonna Institute

3:15 – 3:45pm ET

On Demand Activity

Afternoon Yoga

Enjoy some gentle yoga aimed at moving your body and getting the blood flowing after several hours of online learning.

3:45 – 4:30pm ET

On Demand Interview

Mark Hyman, MD

Chef David Bouley

The Man, The Food, The Legend!

Mark Hyman, MD interviews world-renowned chef, David Bouley at the 2020 Integrative Healthcare Symposium in New York City.

As presented at the Integrative Healthcare Symposium

4:30 – 5:00pm ET

On Demand Forum


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Registration for Day 2 is closed.