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The Nutritional Approach to Improving Cognitive Function

Dr. Charles Annunziata DC, CFMP

Credit Hours: 2



This course will identify the different types and severities of cognitive dysfunctions and which nutritional strategies may help to avoid or reverse them. Topcis include:

  • What are the different types of cognitive decline. including the difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease and the pharmaceutical approach to treatment.
  • Theories of Cognitive Decline: Amyloid Protein Theory, Tau Hypothesis, and Cholinergic Hypothesis and genetic link.
  • Research based nutritional treatments for Cognitive Decline including:
    • Antioxidants such as melatonin, vitamin C, Vitamin and Vitamin D and B vitamins.
    • Choline and Phosphatidylserine and their ability to make acetylcholine and improve brain functioning.
    • Improving in mitochondrial function with Acetyl-l-Carnitine.
    • Using Essential Fatty Acids to decrease inflammation
  • Lifestyle changes to decrease risk of Alzheimer’s and Cognitive Decline.

Longevity and quality of life are essential for our aging patients and this seminar will help you improve theirs!

Approved In The Following States

  • PACE
  • Arkansas
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Georgia
  • Minnesota
  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina

PACE Approved States

  • Alaska
  • District of Columbia
  • Idaho
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oregon
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • Wyoming

Life Approved States

  • Delaware
  • Illinois
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