Nutrition 214: An Integrative Approach to Gastrointestinal Disease II
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Topic: Nutrition 214: An Integrative Approach to Gastrointestinal Disease II
Credit Hours: 2
Instructor: Howard Benedikt, DC, DCBCN
Course Description: In this two-hour webinar we will review why there is an American digestive disease epidemic, and we will discuss the increased role of the immune function of the gut as well as how the microbiota of the intestines plays a part in chronic disease such as obesity, arthritis, immune dysfunction as well as autoimmune diseases.
- Digestive complaints to include GERD
- SIBO (small intestine bacterial overgrowth)
- Specific treatment protocols
- Discuss the role of gut function and chronic illness
- Illustrate the role of microbiota and microbiome
- Assess the effects of chronic disease such as obesity, arthritis, immune dysfunction and autoimmune disease
Howard Benedikt, DC, DCBCN has treated 1,000s of patients in his 38 years as a chiropractor. He attended Queens College, Flushing, where he received a BS degree. He then went on to study at the National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, Illinois, receiving his Doctor of Chiropractic. After several years of practice he obtained an MS in Human Biology/Anatomy from CW Post Center of Long Island University. He is a diplomate of the Chiropractic Board of Clinical Nutrition. He has lectured around the country on nutrition and holds teaching positions with New York Chiropractic College as well as Berkeley College in New York City. He maintains a private practice in New York, focusing on wellness and functional medicine. His passion lies in his vision to help each and every patient achieve their optimal health and wellness. He combines traditional chiropractic care along with deep tissue and trigger point therapies and uses the latest adjunctive modalities such as ultrasound, muscle stimulation, cold light laser therapy and soft tissue mobilization.
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