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New! 48 Hour Nutrition Certificate Online


48-Hour Nutrition Certificate Online

Explore everything from the fundamentals of nutritional medicine to the newest data on lifestyle and disease to advanced protocols regarding specific disease prevention and non-drug treatment options. Learn from Dr. David Seaman, one of the nation's top nutritional experts. This program is relevant for any health care practitioner interested in becoming a nutritional advisor to their patients, family or themselves.

Purchase each session for $249 or all 4 for $849 (save $147).

Session 1: You will be introduced to the chemistry of chronic disease with a focus on altered ATP synthesis, free radical activity, and chronic inflammatory mechanisms. Take home detailed, clinically applicable knowledge of nutritional relationships. Learn how diet and supplementation can modulate the activity of eicosanoids, cytokines, NF-kB, homocysteine, LDL/HDL cholesterol, and C-reactive protein. Gluten sensitivity is reviewed in its atypical pattern of expression. Learn clinical applications of the emerging vitamin D research. 12 CE hours.

Session 2: You will review current supplemental manufacturing legislation (codes, FDA, cGMPs). Learn the clinical applications of proteolytic enzymes. Study the dietary imbalances that lead to the expression of chronic diseases: essential fatty acids, glycemic index/load, mineral imbalances, dietary pH, sodium/potassium imbalance, and fiber deficiency. You will examine the metabolic syndrome X and its management. 12 CE hours.

Session 3: Learn a practical approach to nutritional supplementation. Find out why monotherapies often fail and which package of supplements best augments dietary changes to promote health, reduce inflammation, and prevent disease. Gain knowledge of multivitamins, magnesium, fish oil, borage oil, vitamin D, probiotics, fiber, coenzyme Q10, lipoic acid, acetyl-L-carnitine and phytonutrients. Discover valuable weight management strategies. 12 CE hours.

Session 4: Nutrition across lifecycle is viewed from the window of chronic disease expression in relation to dietary imbalances. Conditions covered include osteoarthritis, depression, macular degeneration, autoimmunity, fibromyalgia, irritable bowel syndrome, low back pain, headache, Parkinson's disease, endometriosis, menopause, cancer, Alzheimer's disease, heart disease, osteoporosis and prostate disease. 12 CE hours.

David Seaman, DC, MS, DABCN, DACBN received his bachelor's degree in biology from Rutgers University, and then attended New York Chiropractic College, graduating in 1986. He earned his master's degree in nutrition from the University of Bridgeport in 1991 and completed his postdoctoral studies in neurology at Logan College of Chiropractic the next year. A popular and prolific author of nutrition, chiropractic and neurology articles, Dr. Seaman is author of the text Clinical Nutrition for Pain, Inflammation and Tissue Healing.

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Northwestern's Continuing Education Department endeavors to present information that is timely, accurate and helpful in the on-going education and relicensure requirements of health care professionals. Individuals taking these courses assume all responsibility for checking with their professional licensing boards or other governing bodies regarding the clinical applicability of course content, presumed competencies which may be developed as a result of taking any course, seminar, or other mode of instruction.



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