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

2015 Summer 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.

2015 Spring 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

2014 Winter Newsletter Web Version February
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


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

2013 Summer 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….

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

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

2012 Fall Newsletter Autism Spectrum Disorders: Nutritional Strategies and Interventions

2012 Summer Supplement PreFNCE Preview and Member Benefits at a Glance

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

2012 Spring Newsletter  What is a Detoxification Diet?

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

2011 Fall Newsletter The Gluten Connection

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

2011 Summer Newsletter Is Wine A Functional Food

2011 Spring Newsletter Chia: An Underappreciated Source of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

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

2010 Fall Newsletter Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Past, Present, and Future

2010 Summer Newsletter Diet, Dementia, Diabetes

2010 Summer Supplement A Guide to DIFM Events at FNCE

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

2010 Winter Newsletter PreFNCE Workshop: Achieving Hormone Balance: An Endocrine Dance of Environment, Genes, Diet, and Detoxification

2009 Fall DIFM Inaugural Newsletter

2009 Summer Volume 12, Issue 1 Enjoy Your Broccoli

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

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

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

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

2008 Spring 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

2007 Fall Newsletter  Sports Supplements

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

2007 Spring 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

2007 Winter 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)

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

2006 Summer 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

2006 Spring 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

2005 Winter 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

2005 Fall 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

2005 Spring 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

2005 Winter 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

2004 Fall 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

2004 SPRING 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

2004 Winter 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

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

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

2003 Spring 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

2002 Winter 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

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

2002 Spring 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

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

2001 Fall 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

2001 Summer 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.

2001 Winter 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

2000 Fall 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

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

2000 Spring 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

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

1999 Summer 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

1998 Fall 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