DIFM Archived Newsletters- The Integrative RDN

2017 Fall Newsletter E-Version 
CPE Article:  Medical Cannibas: Considerations for Dietitians Working in Oncology
Subclinical Hypothyroidism-Controvewrsial Treatment


2017 Summer Newsletter E-Version
The Biochemistry of Cannabis: THC, CBD, and the Endocannabinoid System
Influence of the Microbiome on Reproductive and Metabolic Health in Women
Confronting Cancer with Diet
Daily Detox at Dinner


2017 Spring Newsletter E-Version
Microbes at the Table: The Role of the Gut Microbiome and Related Nutritional Interventions in the Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa- CPE Article


2017 Winter Newsletter E-Version 
The Skinny on Fats: How Dietary Fats Influence Cardiovascular Disease Risk


2016 Fall Newsletter E-Version
mTOR: The Mysterious But Powerful Pathway  (CPE Article)
Sarcopenia and the mTOR Pathway


2016 Summer Newsletter E-Version
Ketogenic Diets, History of Fasting, and the Future of Food for Longevity
An Integrative Approach to Nausea
Food as Medicine: Ginger


2016 Spring Newsletter E-Version
Beetroot Juice and Dietary Nitrates (CPE Article)
Nutritional Genomics
The Roots of Herbalism


2016 Winter Newsletter E-Version
Clinical Aspects of Methylation


2015 Fall Newsletter E-Version
CPE Article and quiz
Supporting a Patient With Hashimoto’s
Annual Report 2014 – 2015


DIFM Summer 2015 Newsletter E-version
A Conversation with Mary Beth Augustine
FNCE® Session Reviews
Please note:  On page 15, it states that KU Integrative Medicine accepts students. That is incorrect. The KUMC Department of Dietetics and Nutrition offers the graduate certificate program, teaches the graduate level classes and accepts the Fellows.


DIFM Spring 2015 Newsletter E-version  
Green Tea & Women’s Health by Tori Hudson, ND
CPE Reporting Form/CPE Questions/CPE Certificate


2015 DIFM Winter Newsletter E version 
Interview With Inflammation Module Authors Kelly Morrow and Beth McDonald
Environmental Pollutants and Obesity: Can Detoxing Help Patients? by Angelo Tremblay, MSc, PhD and Mary Beth Augustine, RDN, CDN, FAND
East Coast Food as Medicine Review By Natasha Eziquiel-Shriro, MS News You Can Use Compiled by Jacqueline Santora Zimmerman, MS, RDN, Associate Editor
Resource Reviews:  Becoming Vegan and The Swift Diet


2014 Fall Newsletter E-Version 
Recognition of and Treatment Approaches for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
CPE Article Expiration Date: October 1, 2017
Please note: In the print version on page 2, in table 1 of the CPE article, Recognition of and Treatment Approaches for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome,  the first bullet point should read Excessive abdominal weight (waist >35 inches) rather than Excessive abdominal weight (waist: hip ratio >35 inches). We apologize for any confusion this may have created.


2014 Summer Newsletter E-version  Introduction to Integrative and Functional Medicine


2014 Spring Newsletter E-version 
Exploring The Case Against GE Foods
Genetically Modified/Genetically Engineered Foods Cranberries and their Bioactive Compounds in Human Health


Winter Newsletter Web Version February 2014
Food, Water, and the Environment: What’s Women’s Health Got to Do with It?
DIFM-HEN FNCE® Joint Session Overview By Emily Davis Moore, MS, RDN, LDN
Redmond FNCE 2013 presentation slides
Robien 2013 FNCE presentation slides
Robien FNCE 2013 session handout
Nutritional Approaches to Detoxification: Separating Fact From Fiction presented by Gerard E. Mullin, MD and Kathie Madonna Swift, MS, RDN, LDN Reviewed by Mary Beth Augustine, RDN, LDN
Kathie Swift FNCE 2013 presentation slides
Mullin FNCE 2013 presentation slides


Fall 2013 Newsletter Using Dietary Supplements in Practice: What You Need to Know-  Resource Review: Making Peace with the Earth


Summer 2013 Newsletter  Articles about Zonulin: The Gateway to Leaky Gut, The Science, Art, and Practice of Dietary Supplementation- Resource Review:  Whole: Rethinking the science of Nutrition and Resource Review :  The Inflammation Free Diet Plan and more….


Spring 2013 Newsletter Review of the Literature Regarding the Gut-brain Connection in Autism Spectrum Disorders and Associated Special Diet Therapies


Winter 2013 Newsletter The effects of persistent organic pollutants (POP) in weight loss and how their effects may be mitigated


Fall 2012 Newsletter Autism Spectrum Disorders: Nutritional Strategies and Interventions


Summer Supplement 2012 PreFNCE Preview and Member Benefits at a Glance


Summer 2012 Newsletter The Health Benefits of Walnuts: A Scientific Review of the Literature


Spring 2012 Newsletter  What is a Detoxification Diet?


Winter 2012 Newsletter Health Benefits of Cranberries: It’s not just about UTIs anymore Abstracts


Fall 2011 Newsletter The Gluten Connection


Summer Supplement August 2011 DIFM Unveils the IFMNT Radial Pre FNCE Workshop and FNCE Events in San Diego


Summer 2011 Is Wine A Functional Food?


Spring 2011 Volume 13, Issue 3 Chia: An Underappreciated Source of Omega-3 Fatty Acids


2011 Winter Newsletter Step up to the Plate! Healthier Food for Healthy Brains


Fall 2010 Volume 13, Issue 2 Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Past, Present, and Future


Summer 2010 Volume 13 Issue 1 Diet, Dementia, Diabetes


Summer Supplement – August 2010 A Guide to DIFM Events at FNCE


Spring 2010 Newsletter America’s Phytonutrient Report: Quantifying the Gap


Winter 2010 Volume 12. Issue 3 PreFNCE Workshop: Achieving Hormone Balance: An Endocrine Dance of Environment, Genes, Diet, and Detoxification


Fall 2009 Volume 12, Issue 2 DIFM Inaugural Newsletter


Summer 2009 Volume 12, Issue 1 Enjoy Your Broccoli


Spring 2009 Volume 11, Issue 4 Management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Concepts and Strategies for Registered Dietitians


Winter 2008 Volume 11, Issue 3 The Efficacy of Vitamin C Supplementation for the Common Cold


Fall 2008 Volume 11, Issue 2 Organic Foods: Are They a Safer, Healthier Alternative?


Summer 2008 Volume 11, Issue 1 Supplements: Mulberry Leaf Extract Reduces Glucose Absorption and Improves Postprandial Blood Sugar Control


Spring 2008 Volume 10, Issue 4 Therapeutic Yoga for Nutrition related Chronic Disease: State of the Literature, the Field, and the Opportunity for the Nutrition Professional


2008 Winter Volume 10, Issue 3 Therapies: Strategies for Successful Weight Management Programs: What are the Options? Functional Foods Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids for Heart Health, Weight Management


Fall 2007 Newsletter  Sports Supplements


Summer 2007 Volume 9, Issue 1 Functional Foods: The Hypocholesterolemic Effects of Legumes


Spring 2007 Volume 9, Issue 4 Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Cancer, The Power of Plant Sterols in Cholesterol Management, Black Cohosh: Clinical Utility in Managing the Symptoms of Menopause


Winter 2007 Volume 9, Issue 3 Communicating Structure-function: Why not call “antioxidants” “anti-inflammatories if that’s what they do?, The Green Tea and Cancer Connection, The Health Professionals Guide to Popular Dietary Supplements (3rd edition)


Fall 2006 Volume 10, Issue 2 Chemoprevention with Berries, Healing Foods Pyramid


Summer 2006 Volume 9, Issue 1 DIFM Sponsored Events, Nutrigenomics for Dietitians Initiative Update, Complementary Nutrition Meetings Review, Members in the News, HerbClips: Adaptogenic Herbs in Clinical Practices


Spring 2006 Volume 8, Issue 4 Understanding Nutrigenomics and its Practical Applications, Complementary Nutrition Meetings Review, The Individualization of Nutrition Assessment: Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention in the Post-Genomic Era, Resource Review: It’s Not Just Your Genes


Winter 2005 Volume 8, Issue 3 Functional Foods: The Health Benefits of Dietary Flavonoids, Supplements: Cinnamon, HerbClips: Medicinal Mushrooms – Courtesy of American Botanical Council, Resource Review: Herb-Drug Interaction Handbook & Healing Power of Chinese Herbs and Medicinal Recipes


Fall 2005 Volume 8, Issue 2 CPE: Modulating Chronic Pain: The Role of Nutrition and Botanicals, Supplements: New Dietary Supplements for the Management of Chronic Pain, Of Interest to Members: Going to FNCE?


2005 Summer Volume 8 Issue 1 Therapies: Statins, Muscle Damage, and Coenzyme Q10, Supplements: A Literature Review on Policosanol: An Alternative for Reducing Hypercholesterolemia, Functional Foods: Tea – Drink and Thrive


Spring 2005 Volume 7, Issue 4 CPE: Complementary & Alternative Medecine and Pediatrics: Focus on Herbal Products and Nutritional Therapy, Of Interest to Members: Functional Nutrition Training and Education Opportunity


Winter 2005 Volume 7, Issue 3 Supplements: The Effect of Epigallocatechin Gallate (EGCG) on Thermogenesis & Weight Control, Putting It Into Practice: Combining Prayer & Optimal Nutrition: An Effective Adjunct to Conventional Medicine in Hepatitis B Therapies


Fall 2004 Volume 7, Issue 2 Supplements: Complementary Nutrition Guidelines to Help Men Attain Optimal Health, Functional Foods: Isoflavones: Newest Memebrs of a Nutrient Database, CPE Article: Anti-Aging Supplements: Might They Help to Turn Back the Clock? FNCE Activities: 2004 Agenda


SPRING 2004 Vol 6 Issue 4 Supplements: Gluten Induced Infertility: An Underexplored Connection, We’re Not Talking About Scurvy Anymore: New Views on Multivitamin Supplementation, Folic Acid and Female Health Supplementation


Winter 2004 Volume 6, Issue 3 Supplements: Dietary Supplementation Regulations in the US – Where Do We Stand? Lights, CAM, Action: Putting It Into Practice: Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database Practical Applications, CPE: Omega-3 Fatty Acids: The Fats of Life and Good Health


Fall 2003 Volume 6, Issue 2 Dietary Supplements and neurodegenerative Diseases, Parkinson’s Disease and Complementary Therapies: Recent Findings, Aromatherapy and Neurological Disorders


2003 Summer 2003 Volume 5.6, Issue 4.1  Food-Based Dietary Supplements, Wonders of Whey Protein, Taking a Closer Look at Biotechnology and Genetically Engineered Foods


Spring 2003 Volume 5, Issue 3 Vitamin E During Cancer Therapy, Complementary Therapies for Cancer, Safety and Efficacy of Herb and Dietary Supplements Popular Among Persons with Cancer


Winter 2002 Volume 5, Issue 2 Nutrients in Eye Health, Celiac Disease and the Gluten Free Diet, Sprouts, Sulforaphane and Safety, Bridging the Food Biotechnology Gap with Education


Fall 2002 Volume 5, Issue 1 Evidence-Based Dietary Supplements: Benign Prostate Conditions, Flax Lignans for Aging Men, CPE: Genetics and Nutrition: Where Are We Now?


2002 Summer 2002 Volume 4 Issue 4 A Closer Look at Supplement Bioavailability, Trans Fatty Acids: Hype or Harm, Conjugated Linoleic Acid Review


Spring 2002 Volume 4, Issue 3 Herbs…Ergogenic Erbs: The Newest Additives to Your Sports Supplements, Can Functional Foods Enhance Sports Performance?, Caffeine and Athletic Performance: Mechanisms of Actions, Effects and Ethics


Winter 2002 Volume 4, Issue 2 Diet Therapy and Metabolic Syndrome, Botanicals in Endocrine Function, Functional Foods for Diabetes: Help or Hype


Fall 2001 Volume 4, Issue 1 Lowering Cholesterol: The Pendulum Swings from Drugs to Food, Antioxidants and Cancer: Interactions Between Cancer Treatments and Dietary Supplements, New Developments in the Area of Dietary Fiber, Nutritional Supplements: A Matter of Quality, Drug-Supplement Interactions: What Dietetics Professionals Need to Know


Summer 2001 Vol 3 Issue 4 Botanical Medicine in Anti-aging Therapies, Aging from an Ayurvedic Perspective, Anti-Aging Nutrition for a Healthy Digestive Tract, Vitamin B12 and Cognitive Longevity.


2001 Spring 2001 Volume 3 Issue 3 Eliminating Allergies: An Alternative Viewpoint, Bovine Colostrum, Lactic Acid Bacteria for Health, Herbals as Allergens?, Genes and Food Intolerance, Nutrition Matters.


Winter 2001 Volume 3, Issue 2 Ayurveda and Weight Management, Fasting and Flower Essences as Adjunctive Therapies for Weight Management, Hypnotherapy: An Interview With Robert Schwarz, Supplements Chitosan: A Role in Weight Management?, 5-HTP: An Aid in Weight Management?, Herbs Used for Weight Control


Fall 2000 Volume 3, Issue 1 Nutrition and Genetic Information, Supplements Hemochromatosis, Homocysteinemia, Carotenoids – Cancer – and the Connexin Gene, Food Biotechnology, Point/Counterpoint Use of Genetically Engineered Foods


Summer 2000 Volume 2, Number 4 SAM-e, Supplement Label Regulations, Glucosamine, Ma Huang/Ephedra, Next Generation Functional Foods, Labeling of Functional Foods


Spring 2000 Volume 2, Number 3 Functional Nutrition Therapy, Glutamine and the Gut, Therapeutic Herbs for Gastrointestinal Disorders, Yogurt, Point/Counterpoint: Digestive Enzymes, Dietary Supplementation, Probiotics, Autoimmune Disorders


Fall 1999 Volume 2, Number 1 Mindfulness Meditation, Coenzyme Q10, Cholestin, Ginkgo, Psyllium, Soy Protein


Summer 1999 Volume 1, Number 4 Classical Homeopathy, Vitamin E Research Update, Kava Kava, Organic Foods and Complementary Medicine, Emerging Science on Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fatty Acids


Fall 1998 Volume 1, Number 1 What is Complementary Care?, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Natural Medicine, Working with Consumers and Practitioners of Integrative Medicine, Lipoic Acid, Chitosan, St. John’s Wort