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Nutrition Intensive for Health Professionals

For physicians, nurses, registered dietitians, yoga therapists, and other healthcare professionals seeking personal and professional development.

Experience Kripalu’s approach to nutritional wellness.

Expand your skills as you explore the Kripalu approach to whole-foods healing and mindful eating with a world-class team of leaders in clinical nutrition and whole-person health. Deepen your understanding of nutritional healing as you learn

  • The latest scientific evidence behind common dietary approaches for the prevention and treatment of chronic disease
  • Core nutritional systems and how they relate to common chronic syndromes and diseases
  • The dynamic relationship between digestion and health, and the critical role nutrition plays for the brain and heart
  • The psycho-physiological mechanisms through which yoga and other mind-body practices support lifestyle change
  • Ways to tailor a whole-foods, integrated approach to your patient population
  • How to skillfully and compassionately support your patients and clients in sustainable behavior change.

Continuing Education Credits
Berkshire Health Systems designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 23 AMA PRA Category 1 credits(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Massachusetts Medical Society for Continuing Education through the joint providership of Berkshire Health Systems and Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health. Berkshire Health Systems is accredited by the Massachusetts Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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Annie B. Kay, MS, RDN, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, is an author, nutritionist, Kripalu faculty member, and important voice in whole-foods nutrition and yoga.

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Lisa B. Nelson, MD, is a family practice physician, Director of Medical Education for Kripalu programs, and a Kripalu faculty member who has trained thousands of individuals in mind-body practices for health and vitality.

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Mark Pettus, MD, is a board-certified internist and nephrologist who has been practicing for more than 25 years. He serves as director of medical education,...

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Kathie Madonna Swift, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND, EBQ, an author, teacher, and clinical nutritionist, is cofounder of the Integrative and Functional Nutrition Academy, and directs the Center for Mind Body Medicine’s Food As Medicine program.

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