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This October on the Community Platform

This October on the Community Platform

This October, Nutrition Network maintains its unwavering commitment to empowering healthcare professionals with the latest tools and knowledge to excel in their practice. Over the past month, our Community Platform has been buzzing with a wealth of new content centered on Therapeutic Carbohydrate Restriction (TCR), in-depth research summaries, exciting events, premium enhancements, and more.

We are thrilled to introduce a variety of new developments that will help you enhance your expertise in the ever-evolving fields of nutrition and healthcare. Whether you’re seeking exclusive materials or valuable resources tailored to practitioners, our vibrant community offers something for everyone.

To access our extensive premium content library and harness the benefits of these resources, we encourage you to upgrade your membership by clicking here. For just $15 per month, you’ll gain access to a treasure trove of invaluable materials that will not only improve your practice but also contribute to the well-being of your patients and clients.

Within our community, stimulating discussions are happening as members delve into the impact of the ketogenic diet on LDL cholesterol levels and its connection to insulin resistance. Valuable insights and support have been shared regarding dietary preparation for colonoscopies and gastroscopies. The question of whether reducing carbs alone is adequate for weight loss, especially for those with low fasting insulin, has ignited lively conversations, fostering a wealth of knowledge and diverse perspectives within our community.

In addition to these engaging discussions, we recently hosted a Coaching Workshop and Q&A session designed to help our members excel in their coaching careers. Health and Wellness coach Tracey McBeath led a class titled “Embarking on Your Coaching Journey and Kickstarting Your Coaching Business.” which received excellent feedback from members around the world

To further enhance your experience on our platform, we’ve introduced premium content updates, including practitioner toolbox items for clinicians:

  1. Diabetes Remission Practitioner Toolbox Item: Dr. Neville Wellington has compiled a comprehensive downloadable pamphlet titled “A Clinical Guide to Type 2 Diabetes,” specifically designed for healthcare professionals. This resource covers underlying factors, diagnostic methods, therapeutic approaches, nutrition label interpretation, progress tracking, achieving remission, and post-treatment evaluations. A list of references is also provided for further reading.
  2. Clinicians’ Guide for Diabetic Retinopathy Screening: Dr. John R Cripps MD FRCSC (Emeritus) offers a downloadable Practitioner Toolbox item that provides an in-depth understanding of Diabetic Retinopathy Screening. This guide includes insights into diagnostic tools, the importance of screening, a two-pronged approach to managing diabetic retinopathy, and a reference list for further exploration.

For those looking to guide their clients in making informed dietary choices, we offer resources that provide guidance on micro and macro-nutrients, along with advice on foods to avoid to reduce inflammation in the body.

To delve deeper into TCR this October, Sarah Rice has just enriched the community platform with the latest Research Roundup for the month. In the realm of metabolic health and therapeutic carbohydrate restriction, several studies with a focus on women’s health have been unveiled. Among these studies is a significant exploration of the metabolic consequences of sustained ketosis and short-term ketosis suppression in healthy women. The findings reveal that sustained ketosis does not have any adverse health effects, and it preserves metabolic flexibility. 

Published by Certified Medical Practitioner Sarah Rice BSc.(Hons) MCOptom (UK) MHP Access the full October Research Roundup via the Community Platform. 

Furthermore, a noteworthy number of recent papers have been published in the field of neurometabolic psychiatry, with a specific emphasis on bipolar disorder and alcohol use disorder. A special edition of the Lifestyle Medicine Journal shines a spotlight on the significance of community and social relationships in individual health and well-being. This compilation of papers challenges us to advocate for a shift from merely managing ill health to actively improving health, while recognizing the interdependence of social relationships and healthcare.

Click here to access the latest Research Roundup today.

Join us for our upcoming Masterclass scheduled for November 14, 2023, at 4:00 PM SAST. This enlightening session will be led by Jayne Bullen NN, the Managing Director of Nutrition Network and Chief Operating Officer of The Noakes Foundation, focusing on the intriguing theme of “The Gut-Brain Connection.” Delve deep into the captivating realm of gut health as we unravel the essential ties between the vagus nerve, cutting-edge scientific advancements, and the intricate microbiome. During this presentation, Bullen will delve into the intricacies of the vagus nerve, recent breakthroughs in the field of Gut Health and their connections, the microbiome as an internal biodiversity system, and the profound influence of gut health on the development of various diseases.

Our commitment revolves around nurturing a community of dedicated healthcare professionals who continually seek lifelong learning and consistently strive to enhance patient outcomes. We aim to equip you with the essential knowledge and tools to excel in your field through our exclusive content and practitioner resources. Join us in our mission to uphold and revitalize health – together, we can make a substantial impact.