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Webinar: Estrogen and brain function: Nutritional implications for cognitive support in women

September 16, 2015 Presented by Felice L. Gersh, M.D. Estrogen plays several important roles in brain function. By maintaining many facets of neurotransmission, neuroprotection, synaptic plasticity and mitochondrial function, estrogen supports learning, memory and mood. When estrogen levels decline during menopause, forgetfulness and other cognitive deficiencies become more common. Felice L. Gersh, M.D., a board-certified […]

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Webinar: Estrogen and metabolic health: Understanding the connections and nutritional implications

August 12, 2015 Felice L. Gersh, M.D. Estrogen plays critical roles in insulin sensitivity, energy balance and cardiometabolic health in women. By altering a woman’s hormonal climate, factors such as menopause, environmental toxins and diet affect insulin sensitivity, glucose homeostasis and body composition. Felice L. Gersh, M.D., a Board Certified OB/GYN and Medical Director of […]

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Webinar: Methylation and Nutrigenetics: How to Assess 8 Important Genetic Polymorphisms and Individualize Nutritional Support with the New PureGenomics® Website Application

June 17, 2015 Presented by Kelly Heim, Ph.D. and Nathan Morris, M.D. Testing for common genetic variations enables practitioners to more effectively treat patients and their individual needs. Over half of the population carries genetic variations known as single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) that affect the methylation pathway. However, genetic test results are difficult to interpret […]

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Webinar: The Top 5 Supplements for Seasonal Immune Support

April 29th, 2015 Presented by Carl Hangee-Bauer, N.D., LAc Every spring, millions of Americans seek occasional respiratory support. In the nasal lining and bronchial tubes of sensitive individuals, common environmental particles enlist a multi-step process to activate immune cells, which release prostaglandins, leukotrienes and other mediators that can influence upper respiratory function. Research suggests that […]

Webinar: The top 3 macronutrients for brain health: Amino acids, fatty acids, and cholesterol

January 15th, 2015 Presented by Kelly Heim, Ph.D. The brain is a structurally and functionally unique organ that requires dietary amino acids, fatty acids and cholesterol to maintain homeostasis. Amino acids from dietary protein serve as indispensable building blocks for neurotransmitters such as serotonin, dopamine and norepinephrine, and for neuropeptides that regulate emotions, thoughts, behavior, […]

Webinar: Nitric Oxide, Vascular Health and Athletic Performance: Beyond Arginine

November 22nd, 2014 Presented by Kelly Heim, Ph.D. Nitric oxide (NO) is an endogenous vasodilator that maintains cardiovascular health and supports athletic performance. In the body, NO is made from the amino acid L-arginine. This process is heavily influenced by a variety of dietary factors, including phytochemicals, antioxidants, and the amino acid L-citrulline. New clinical […]

Webinar: Fighting occasional fatigue: Practical and sustainable solutions

September 30th, 2014 Presented by James Greenblatt, M.D. Fatigue is a familiar obstacle in daily life that can negatively impact work performance, family life, and social relationships. Stress, inactivity, physical and emotional health, and nutrient deficiencies are among the major contributing factors. As energy levels are determined by multiple physiologic and environmental factors, an integrative, […]