ADHD AND NUTRITION: A REVIEW OF NUTRITIONAL AND INTEGRATIVE TREATMENTS
Join us as we take an extensive look at the impact of Diet on ADHD, from overall best nutrition for the growing brain, to specific diets that can benefit those with ADHD. We'll also discuss related topics such as micronutrient deficiencies, food sensitivities, gut health, nutritional and herbal supplements that help, functional labs to use to test patients, and other considerations such as sleep and exercise.
Upon successful completion of this one-hour course, the participant should be able to:
Understand the impact that macronutrient balance, whole foods vs. processed foods, and meal timing haves on attention.
Identify all the vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients that positively influence the brain and ADHD.
Describe the specific diets and supplements used in ADHD treatment.
Bring their ADHD clients a comprehensive integrative nutrition treatment plan and improve clinical outcomes.
Live Event Date:
Apr 07, 2016
Learning Need Codes (LNC):
2070, 3070, 5280, 6040
Target Audience: RDs, DTRs, Allied Health Professionals
Number of Credits:
Level(s): 1, 2
$18 ($18.00 per credit)
About the Presenter: Dianne Rishikof, MS, RDN, LDN
Dianne Rishikof, MS, RDN, LDN is the owner of Dianne Rishikof Nutrition (found at diannerishikof.com or HealthTakesGuts.com). In addition to struggling with digestive issues herself for 23 years, Dianne has been helping clients as a gut health specialist for 10 years. Dianne practices integrative and functional nutrition in Metrowest Boston. She treats adults and children, her specialities include gut issues, ADHD, and chronic un-wellness. Dianne writes the popular blog at diannerishikof.com, has been interviewed as an expert on numerous podcasts and has her own line of supplements.