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Upcoming Events

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OCTOBER 3RD, 2018
Movers and Shakers: Musculoskeletal Herbal Support*

FREE Webinar
Living a happy and healthy life includes movement, from exercise to hobbies, being able to move is key to vitality and joy. Healthy inflammatory support is a key approach in helping people maintain joint mobility. In addition to nutrition, movement and other complementary strategies, botanicals can offer critical inflammatory support for musculoskeletal health.*

This presentation will provide an overview of several key botanicals to support connective tissues. We will discuss the musculoskeletal actions of: ginger, licorice, cayenne, turmeric, frankincense, and devil’s claw. The integration of these herbs into clinical practice will be illustrated with case studies from two leaders in integrative health.*

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This webinar is for healthcare professionals and students only.

The webinar will be held 4-5pm EDT.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This webinar and/or products is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

This webinar has been approved for 1.0 credit of Naturopathic Continuing Education by The American Association of Naturopathic Physicians. Please see details on the webinar registration page regarding receipt of CE credit.

About the Presenters:
Click here to view Dr. Alschuler’s biography. Click here to view Dr. Hardy’s biography

4 - 5 PM Eastern Time
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OCTOBER 30TH, 2018
Support for an Aging Nervous System: Nutrition and Botanical Options* with Dina Ranade, RDN, RH(AHG), IFNCP

FREE Webinar
Positive support for the nervous system is an integral partner for healthy aging. A calm, nourished, balanced response to modern day stress makes physical and emotional well-being achievable. The challenges of aging, including loneliness and grief, sleep alterations, cognitive changes, physical challenges, decreasing independence and financial concerns, all of which challenge nervous system resiliency and affect quality of life. This webinar will offer nutrition and botanical options to cultivate a strong, adaptable nervous system for the older adult. Botanicals discussed include milky oat, rosemary, ginseng, hawthorn, holy basil, gotu kola and several delicious others.*

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The webinar will be held 4-5 pm EDT.

This webinar is for healthcare professionals and students only.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This webinar and/or products is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

This webinar has been approved for 1.0 Continuing Education (CE) credit hour by The American Association of Naturopathic Physicians for Naturopathic Doctors (ND). It has been submitted and is pending approval for 1.0 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit hour for Registered Dietitians (RD) and Dietetic Technicians, Registered (DTR). Please see details on the webinar registration page regarding receipt of CE/CPE credit.

About the Presenter:
Nutrition and herbs complement each other forming a solid base for an integrative approach to well-being.

Dina currently counsels private clients blending nutrition with herbalism. Her education in botanical medicine includes four years in the classroom and three years of mentorship. She is a Registered Herbalist with the American Herbalist Guild. Dina began her career as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, 28 years ago and has worked in various clinical settings and specialized in pediatric, neonatal and critical care nutrition. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics from Florida International University in 1990 and proudly has completed the Integrative and Functional Nutrition Academy’s certification program. Dina serves on the newsletter editorial team for the Integrative RDN, which is the quarterly newsletter of the Dietitians in integrative and Functional Medicine, a dietetic practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

One tenet of herbalism is that successful formulas evolve with the goal to fit perfectly the person for whom they are used. Dina’s current formula ingredient combination is 3 parts herbalist, 2 parts podcaster, 1 1/2 parts nutritionist, 1 part recipe developer and apothecary, 1/2 part food blogger and 5 parts mom for 3 humans and 2 dogs.

Dina can be found online at theherbalbakeshoppe.com and launched a podcast in March 2018 called An Herbal Diary which is available wherever you listen to podcasts. Contact Dina at [email protected]

4-5 PM EDT
Ginger-The-Many-Uses-in-Womens-Health-and-Primary-Care-with-Dr.-Tori-Hudson-ND
NOVEMBER 14TH, 2018
Ginger : The Many Uses in Women's Health and Primary Care* with Dr. Tori Hudson, ND

FREE Webinar
Ginger today is most well-known for its carminative properties and ability to treat occasional nausea and vomiting. Dr. Hudson will review the latest research to validate ginger’s effectiveness during pregnancy for relieving this, as well as other studies that support ginger’s beneficial role in other relevant treatment protocols. Going beyond digestive health, Dr. Hudson will also review emerging research which has shown ginger to have a beneficial role in women’s reproductive health, including for the management of menstrual pains, irregular bleeding and occasional headaches.*

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This webinar is for healthcare professionals and students only

The webinar will be held 4-5pm EST.

CE Info
This webinar has been submitted for 1.0 Continuing Education (CE) credit hour for Naturopathic Doctors (ND) by The American Association of Naturopathic Physicians. To receive CE credit, you must attend the live event and register using ND credentials. It is eligible for those in the U.S. only.
After attending the live event, you will receive your CE certificate via email within 2-3 weeks after the webinar. This page will be updated once approval has been granted.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This webinar and/or products is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

About the Presenter:
Tori Hudson, ND, graduated from the National College of Naturopathic Medicine (NCNM) in 1984 and has since served the college in several capacities including: Medical Director, Associate Academic Dean and Academic Dean. She is currently a clinical professor at NCNM, Bastyr University and Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine. Dr. Hudson has over 30 years of experience and expertise in women’s health utilizing nutrition, nutraceuticals, botanical medicines, bioidentical hormones and other therapies to treat all gynecological and primary care conditions in women. She serves as medical director of her clinic, “A Woman’s Time” in Portland, Oregon, and is also the Program Director for the Institute of Women’s Health and Integrative Medicine as well as the Director of Research, Development and Education for Vitanica.

Dr. Hudson’s exemplary work in women’s health has earned her many prestigious awards including the President’s Award from the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians for her research in women’s health, the Naturopathic Physician of the Year Award, the NCNM Alumni Pioneer Award, and the Natural Products Association 2009 Pioneer Award. She is a nationally recognized lecturer, author, researcher and clinician, and serves on several editorial boards and advisory panels. Her book, Women’s Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine, 2008 edition is the leading resource on women’s health and natural medicine.

4-5 PM Eastern
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NOVEMBER 27TH, 2018
10 Botanicals to Support a Healthy Thyroid* with Dr. Mary Bove, ND

FREE Webinar
Thyroid health is essential for healthy sustainable body/mind wellness. Modern lifestyles choices, stress, and environmental toxins are all issues insulting a healthy well-functioning thyroid gland. Botanicals can support the endocrine-thyroid-immune connection offering many tools for thyroid support. The webinar will review specific botanicals to consider for supporting thyroid hormone function, the HPT axis, and overall gland support.*

Botanicals discussed include ashwagandha, bladderwrack, lemon balm and seven surprising others.

Click here to register. On the registration form, enter your information and then click submit.

The webinar will be held 4-5pm EST.

This webinar is for healthcare professionals and students only

CE Info
This webinar has been submitted and is pending approval for 1.0 credit of Naturopathic Continuing Education by The American Association of Naturopathic Physicians. To receive CE credit, you must attend the live event, be located in the U.S., and register using ND as your credentials. After attending the live event, you will receive your CE certificate via email within 2 weeks.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This webinar and/or products is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

About the Presenter:
Dr. Mary Bove obtained her Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine andMidwifery Certification from Bastyr College of Natural Health Sciences in Seattle, WA. and received her Diploma of Phytotherapy/HerbalMedicine at the School of Phytotherapy in Great Britain. Dr. Bove practiced Naturopathic Family Medicine and Midwifery at the Brattleboro Naturopathic Clinic, Brattleboro, VT. for 24 years, specializing in Naturopathic Pediatrics.

Once a full-time faculty member at Bastyr University, Dr Bove chaired the departments of Botanical Medicine and Naturopathic Midwifery. Dr Bove is the author of the Encyclopedia of Natural Healing for Children and Infants considered an authoritative reference on natural pediatric medicine. Mary co-authored Herbs for Women’s Health and has been published in many magazines, journals and collaborative books on botanical and natural medicine. She lectures and teaches internationally on the topics of naturopathic medicine, botanical medicine, pediatrics, natural pregnancy, childbirth, traditional food medicine and mind-body healing. In collaboration with Gaia Herbs® Dr Bove developed an herbal remedy line designed specifically for children. She is currently Medical Educator for Gaia Herbs Brevard, NC.

4-5 PM Eastern
Better-Herbs-Better-for-Your-Patients-and-Your-Better-Nutrition-Business-with-Ashley-Koff-RD
DECEMBER 12TH, 2018
Better Herbs: Better for Your Patients and Your Better Nutrition Business* with Ashley Koff, RD

FREE Webinar
We all want the same thing: better health. For our patients, that means identifying and giving their body what it needs to run better more often.
For us practitioners, it means better nutrition tools – better herbal supplements, better education vehicles – that we can trust to deliver better results.
Join Ashley Koff RD, CEO of The Better Nutrition Program to learn how to build, engage, and grow your better herbal nutrition toolbox. What makes it better? Better quality herbs, evidence-based research and dosage information, and an online dispensary customizable to your practice. Koff will share resources and best practices for communication with existing patients, opportunities to grow your practice, and ways to improve outcomes. You don’t want to miss this exciting, prescriptive discussion to help you grow your better nutrition business.*

Click here to view registration page. Select register, enter your information and then select submit.

The webinar will be held 4-5 pm EST.

This webinar is for healthcare professionals and students only.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This webinar and/or products is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

This webinar will be submitter for 1.0 Continuing Education (CE) credit hour by The American Association of Naturopathic Physicians for Naturopathic Doctors (ND). It will also be submitted for 1.0 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit hour for Registered Dietitians (RD) and Dietetic Technicians, Registered (DTR). Please see details on the webinar registration page regarding receipt of CE/CPE credit.

About the Presenter:
Ashley Koff RD is your better health enabler. Koff’s better nutrition tools, tips and support help you get and keep better health results powered by better nutrition. A practitioner first, award-winning nutrition expert, author, speaker, consultant, spokesperson and advocate, Koff regularly shares her Better Nutrition message with millions. You can access her better nutrition tools via The Better Nutrition Membership for you and your family, your patients, colleagues and students. Koff is the author of two books, The Road Trip to Better Health Program, has an award-winning social media platform and co-hosts the podcast “Take Out with Ashley and Robyn”. Currently living in Washington DC, Koff is re-learning trumpet, enjoys boxing workouts, and getting outdoors with Rerun, her dog.

4-5 PM EST
 
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