Nutrition in Practice: Bringing Patients and Community Back to the Kitchen
Portland, Oregon, February 1-2, 2020
The 7th Annual Food as Medicine Symposium will focus on Nutrition in Practice: Bringing Patients and Community Back to the Kitchen. Nutrition and medical professionals will present on topics ranging from understanding your food story, gut and skin health, understanding the energy of food, fermentation, the ethics of dietary prescribing/the ethics of the prescribing gluten free diets, traditional healing from America’s Indigenous roots, learning how to get rid of “diets” and focus on eating nutrient dense, and using your kitchen cupboard as a medicine cabinet. Join us for expert speakers, a vibrant vendor marketplace, and a delicious, seasonal lunch! Conference will be held at the National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, OR. Professional attendees have the opportunity to earn Continuing Education Units by attending the two day in-person conference or via live webinar.
Which track should I register for?
Professional: The professional track of the conference is perfect for any health practitioner looking to deepen their understanding of clinical nutrition. Whether you are a practicing physician, nurse practitioner, nutritionist, dentist, mental health counselor, or health coach, you will walk away with a stronger understanding of how to utilize food and nutrition as medicine in your practice. Register here.
Public: The public track of the conference will suit any member of the community hoping to learn more about a healthy relationship with food and how to be more empowered in using food as medicine in their own kitchen. Register here.