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Environmental Medicine & Nutrition Updates [1934]

A growing body of research is documenting that the relentless increase in environmental contamination has become a major driver of the chronic disease epidemics. The genomics revolution is providing important insights into patients' unique physiological strengths and susceptibilities. Of particular importance is the research showing that poor conversion of dietary forms of nutrients to the activated forms actually used in metabolism is surprisingly common. This fundamentally changes how to optimally practice therapeutic nutrition. This presentation reviews the clinical implications of the latest research in environmental toxicity and nutritional genomics.

Faculty: Joseph Pizzorno, ND

Faculty Disclosures: Consultant - Bioclinic Naturals, AlgaeCal


Learning Objectives: 
  1. Recognize patients suffering from environmental toxicants
  2. Discuss the limitations of megavitamin therapy
  3. Recognize when activated versions of nutrients are indicated and contraindicated

CME/CEU Credits:
  1. Physicians: maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  2. All other healthcare professionals completing this activity will be issued a certificate of participation.
Physicians should claim only those credits that reflect the time actually spent in the activity. To successfully earn credit, participants must review the content and complete the activity evaluation, followed by the post-test online during the subscription period.

This course is CME-eligible for a 2-year period ending on June 24, 2022. After the two-year time period, you will continue to have access to your purchased content, however you will no longer be able to claim CME credits for your participation in the course.