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Pre-Clinical Study Results Indicate Appropriate Probiotic Supplementation May Improve Depression  

The microbiota in the gut is a highly active community of microorganisms whose health can influence host physiology. Results from a new pre-clinical study reported that depressive behavior, induced by altering the microbiota by chronic mild stress, was alleviated when the affected mice were fed with a specific probiotic

To understand whether chronic stress directly affected microbiota, researchers from the Department of Neuroscience at the University of Virginia first induced behavioral despair

New Monthly Podcast Series!
"Nutrition Bites" with Mark Kaye, DC and Veronica Gasko, DC

In this new monthly podcast series titled "Nutrition Bites," Dr. Kaye and his colleague, Dr. Veronica Gasko will discuss some of the more interesting and relevant questions they have received-and answered

In this inaugural  podcast, they review the importance of establishing a good foundation of nutrition for all patients. They also discuss whether or not a good diet can provide both micronutrient sufficiency and nutrient diversity as well as established roles for supplementation to both the Standard American Diet (SAD) and healthy diets 

iCamp 6th Annual Integrative Medicine Conference

April 21, 22 & 23 | Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay   
Register by Phone for Discounted Rate to Attend
Healing the Whole Person: 
The Power of Integrative Medicine
Join Metagenics Institute at the 6th Annual Integrative Medicine Conference at the University of Miami, April 21-23. Topics include: Detox, Integrative Pain Management and much more! 
Attend the wine and cheese receptions held Thursday and Friday for a more in depth discussion on Detox Solutions for Improved Patient Outcomes with presentations from Deanna Minich, PhD and Rebecca Hunton, MD  

Call to register and mention Metagenics Institute  
to receive a $100 discount 
when you register over the phone!  
Call: 305-243-4751

Supplementation with Iron and Zinc May Improve Mood in Women
Research supports the use of both iron and zinc for pre-menopausal women to improve mood and memory. Iron and zinc are often found together in foods such as spinach and flax, but research has also shown that is not the only thing they have in common

Results from seven studies indicated that iron supplementation improved mood and cognition, whether the participants had a deficiency prior to supplementation or not 
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A recent systematic review set out to determine if dairy had negative or positive effects on cardiovascular health. This review examined past research that investigated the association between dairy consumption with cardiovascular disease, coronary artery disease, stroke, hypertension, metabolic syndrome, and type 2 diabetes (T2D)

Complimentary Continuing Educational Module

For Registered Dietitians and Functional Nutrition Specialists interested in continuing education. We encourage you to select from the various videos and podcasts available on MHICN, all of which have been approved by IFNA to be applied towards CE credits. Each collective 1 hour course is equivalent to 1 IFNA continuing education credit

*All CE is complimentary to registered MHICN users. Each collective 1 hour course is equivalent to 1 IFNA continuing education credit 

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