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Food For Thought: How Nutrients Affect Mental Health and the Brain

  • 21 Sep 2011
  • 8:15 AM
  • Colorado Springs, Denver, Longmont
Presented by Institute for Brain Potential
Colorado Springs, CO - September 21
Denver, CO - September 22
Longmont, CO - September 23

Nutrients significantly affect stress, attention, anxiety, mood, impulse control, and sleep.

In this new 6-hour seminar, you will learn evidence-based strategies to enhance care in medical, dental, and behavioral practices.  

Participants completing this program should be able to:
1. Identify nutrients that can affect neurotransmitters including serotonin, dopamine, and brain opiates.
2. Discuss how mood disorders are influenced by inflammation and anti-inflammatory nutrients.
3. Describe how appetite and stress-related eating are affected by the adrenal hormones, norepinephrine and cortisol.
4. Discuss the behavioral consequences of poorly regulated glycemic control.
5. Identify selected nutrients that can impair or enhance attention, anxiety, cognition, and sleep.

Speaker:  Nick R.S. Hall, Ph.D.

$79 preregistered
$74 group rate (3 or more persons preregistering at the same time)
$89 on-site registration (if space is available)

Check-in: 8:15 a.m., Lunch (on own): 11:30 a.m.,
Q&A and discussion with instructor: 12-12:30 p.m.,
Adjournment: 4:00 p.m.  Please register early and arrive before the start time.  Space is limited.

Call: 866-652-7414
Internet: www.IBPCEU.com


Colorado Counseling Association  
7450 W 52nd Ave., Ste M244
Arvada, Colorado 80002

The Colorado Counseling Association (CCA) is a state branch of the 50,000 member American Counseling Association (ACA). CCA is an organization of counseling professionals who work in education, health care, residential, private practice, community agencies, government and business/industry settings. Serving as a dynamic network of professional counselors in the State of Colorado, CCA is devoted to professional development and maintenance of high standards for those involved in the counseling profession.


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