Addressing the Intersection between Food and Brain Chemistry
This presentation will explore the neurochemical basis for excessive eating. Excessive caloric intake is a major concern in the United States with numerous opportunities to incorporate integrative therapies. This presentation will discuss the role of nutritional deficiencies and targeted supplementation to help patients achieve and maintain healthy eating behavior.‡
- Understand how everyday foods can contribute to the physiologic basis of excessive eating.
- Discover how proper digestion, along with nutrient and amino acid availability, can influence neurotransmitter levels and behavior.
- Learn how to implement an integrative, evidenced-based approach to support long-term, healthy eating habits.‡