Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics are exciting movements in the health and wellness field. Rich in biochemistry, nutrigenomics is a great tool to create evidenced-based recommendations for your clients. In this presentation nutrition professionals will learn about:
Current and updated options for genetic testing companies and panels.
Using a polygenic approach to customize nutrition and lifestyle recommendations.
Recommending specific supplements, products, and dietary changes to support genetic variants, and client goals.
This is a presentation meant to educate nutrition professionals on the cutting edge science of nutrigenomics, and how to apply it in clinical practice right away.
Upon successful completion of this one-hour course, the participant should be able to:
Choose a genetic testing panel that is right for you and your practice.
Use a polygenic approach to customize dietary and lifestyle recommendations.
Recommend whole foods, dietary changes, and if needed, nutritional supplements to support your client.
Ashley has been in clinical practice for over 10 years and is passionate about scientific literacy, nutrigenomics, and real life application of nutrition and lifestyle recommendations. She founded Crave Health, a private health practice in Bellevue, Washington in 2009, which has grown to include 6 RDN's and 2 Mental Health Counselors.
She is currently completing her Advanced Certificate in Genetics and Genomics through Stanford University's Center for Professional Development, and holds a Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Science from Pepperdine University. She completed her Dietetic Internship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Monroe Carell Jr Children’s Hospital.
Ashley uses both Nutrigenomics and biochemical lab analysis in her practice, and pulls her expertise from multiple models of care. She has most recently shifted her speciality in nutrigenomics to professional athletics and works with professional athletes around the world.