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Bio-Practica is committed to supporting complementary medicine practitioners to develop their knowledge and skills to tackle the major health challenges facing their patients today.

To support this commitment, Bio-Practica offers a variety of educational events that are available online or face-to-face. All of these educational events and associated resources are available through The Bio-Practica Learning Hub.

2019

Fasting & Autophagy

Fasting & Autophagy

Presented by: Vanessa Hitch

A dynamic and practical seminar where participants will explore:

  • How autophagy can benefit your clients for disease prevention and longevity
  • Fasting and activation of nutrient sensing pathways
  • Key therapeutic targets of autophagy, such as insulin and inflammasomes
  • Evidence for the metabolic benefits of fasting for cellular health, including heat shock       proteins and adaptive cell signalling
  • How fasting affects your client’s hormones and endocrine system
  • Benefits and pitfalls of current popular prescriptive diets: paleo, high protein/low carb, high fat/low carb and plant-based diets
  • The circadian rhythm of cells and the SCN in response to calorie intake
  • How to address the challenges of using fasting in clients who have gene variants such as MTHFR, with nutritional workarounds that will restore their energy and mood fast
  • Fasting myths: When fasting is and isn’t appropriate for your client

2020

Extending the Healthspan

Extending the Healthspan

Presented by: Vanessa Hitch or Paul Kern

What you will learn:

  • Autophagy and mitochondrial biogenesis and their roles in driving fatigue and cognitive decline
  • Inflammageing and its role in chronic disease
  • The importance of activating vitagenes in maintaining long term health
  • How metabolic acidosis drives accelerated ageing and chronic disease progression
  • Role of methylation in preserving genomic stability
  • Putting it all together into a plan for your patients to keep them t and functional for longer

Psycho-Neuro Immunology

Fasting & Autophagy

Presented by: Dr Nirala Jacobi & Professor Ruggiero Francavilla

What you will learn:

  • How foods and other dietary factors in uence the gut-brain-immune axis
  • Mechanisms that underlie the nutrition-related pathophysiology of mental illness
  • Latest scientific evidence on specific probiotic strains to manage mood and behaviour, including those seen in patients with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs)
  • The latest clinical research on dietary interventions for mood and behavioural disorders
  • Dietary and nutritional protocols for supporting psycho-neuro-immune health in your patients