AAA: The 50-year Serendipitous Journey to Me with Dr. Sheila Dean, DSc, RD, LD, IFMCP (February 5)

Dr. Sheila Dean will reveal a serendipitous journey as she shares her background and how she became drawn to holistic health and nutrition personally, professionally, and her educational journey. Sheila will detail her experience in Hawthorn’s Doctoral (DSc) program, and then dive deep into the amazing work and opportunities she had accomplished post graduation. Hawthorn read more...

Optimal Health=Optimal Fertility (even for a woman in her 40s!): How to Manage Modern Fertility Challenges with Nutrition & Lifestyle Support with Aimee Raupp, MS, LAc

https://youtu.be/M3IKu9agRio Hawthorn is pleased to welcome celebrated women’s health and wellness expert Aimee Raupp, MS, LAc for her presentation Optimal Health=Optimal Fertility (even for a woman in her 40s!): How to Manage Modern Fertility Challenges with Nutrition & Lifestyle Support. In this presentation Aimee will focus on fertility & female physiology, the typical blocks to read more...

How Passion Becomes a Unique Cookbook: The Challenges and Joys of Self-Publishing with Katie Carter, NC, CYT

https://youtu.be/YNIBtXQ-9mQ As a certified yoga teacher and nutrition consultant and a life long camper, Katie Carter felt confident to pursue her vision of a healthy camp cookbook that included yoga at the rest stop. Katie’s presentation will describe her 2 1/2 year journey of dreaming, writing, hiring a coach, deciding to self-publish, market and sell read more...

Introducing Cannabis and the Endocannabinoid System – Part Two with Heather Ciprani

https://youtu.be/RCsOwbl60Zs Hawthorn MSHN program student Heather Ciprani joins us again to review the physiology of the body's endocannabinoid system and how it is affected by ingesting cannabis. Based on research and her own clinical experiences she will delve into the disease/pathophysiology and what cannabis can do to influence it. She will provide instructions for the read more...

Introducing Cannabis and the Endocannabinoid System with Heather Ciprani

https://youtu.be/4hlcItpdwrc Hawthorn MSHN program student Heather Ciprani started working with the cannabis plant in Humboldt County and eventually on many different farms learning farming methods and all the various stages of growing. Being exposed to many different farms’ processing methods provided great insight. Being an avid learner, Heather attended different workshops learning to make her read more...

Understanding Macronutrient-Microbiome Interactions: Implications for Optimizing Gut Health with Dr. Tom Fabian, PhD, CNTP

https://youtu.be/_GDGbAp9RTY The actions of the microbiome on undigested carbohydrates may have beneficial or harmful effects, depending on the context. Less well known is the fact that many other dietary components, including proteins, fats, phytochemicals, and micronutrients, can also affect the microbiome in ways that may have positive or negative effects on health. Hawthorn welcomes Dr. read more...

The Power of the Right Diet in Digestive and Immune Issues: How do you Choose? with Dr. Liz Lipski

https://youtu.be/-dJNSXdS0Mg There are many therapeutic dietary approaches to working with people who have immune and digestive issues. It’s difficult to know which approach to take. With so many options, it’s good to begin with food. Often within a week or two, the right person on the right diet for them at that moment, will feel read more...

Drug-Nutrient-Botanical Interactions: The Interconnected Web of Healing with Bianca Garilli, ND, IFMCP

https://youtu.be/vUQ11Rqs86M Botanical medicine (also referred to as plant medicine, phytotherapy, and herbalism) has been practiced by humans for thousands of years. Archaeologists describe the use of herbalism as far back as 60,000 years ago in Iraq and 8,000 years ago in China. Humans have always relied on plants for food, shelter, and more recently medicine, read more...

Methylation, MTHFR, and Histamine with Chris Masterjohn, PhD

https://youtu.be/IRQ4-lAeYJI Methylation is a process vital to both mental and physical health. It has many roles, but most powerfully affects phosphotidylcholine, which is needed for liver and gall bladder health; creatine, needed for strength and muscularity; for dopamine, important to movement and motivation; for histamine, important to anxiety, alertness, digestive health, and symptoms of allergies; read more...

Understanding Fatty Acids: From Food to Labs with Dr. Deanna M. Minich, MS, PhD, FACN, CNS, IFMCP

https://youtu.be/9_rN-Qrt1UY While there is much acknowledgment of the essentiality of omega-3 fatty acids within clinical nutrition, there is less knowledge about the fundamentals of all the different fatty acids, their clinical importance, how they interrelate, and their connection to fat-soluble nutrient levels. This lecture is designed to bring clinicians "up-to-speed" on the basics of fatty read more...