Practitioner Education
Our Practitioner Education page helps health care professionals better understand essential fatty acid nutrition and orient omega-3 products within their practice. Featured presentations address essential fatty acids and specific dimensions of health for both men and women, and topics of importance for clinicians with patients of all ages.
 
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Pediatrics
Omega-3s: Important Building Blocks for Children’s Lifelong Health (42:03)
Scott Minton, MS, PhD; Nordic Naturals Scientific Advisor
Dr. Minton discusses the significance of omega-3s EPA and DHA on the stages of children’s brain development and overall mental health.
Women’s Health
Breast Health and Fatty Acids (50:23)
Tori Hudson, ND
Dr. Hudson reviews the array of benefits of fish oil on breast health, and provides dosing guidelines based on clinical research.
Women’s Health
Vitamin D and Fish Oil: An Effective Partnership for Optimal Health during Pregnancy and Beyond (55:30)
Scott Minton, MS, PhD; Nordic Naturals Scientific Advisor
Here Dr. Minton discusses the essential role that vitamin D plays in normal physiology, the effects of vitamin D deficiency, and how vitamin D modulates mental health.
General Health & Wellness
The Heart-Mind Connection: Exploring the Impact of Cardiovascular Disease on Mental Health (01:11:29)
Scott Minton, MS, PhD; Nordic Naturals Scientific Advisor
In this video, Dr. Minton covers the connection between mental health and the cardiovascular system. He also explores the benefits that omega-3s EPA and DHA have on the cardiovascular system, and how this affects mental well being.
General Health & Wellness
EPA & DHA for an Active Lifestyle (53:07)
Christopher Oswald, DC, CNS
Dr. Oswald discusses the role that omega-3s EPA and DHA play in the eicosanoid pathway, and the effect they have on the resolution of cellular stress. He also covers the role EPA and DHA play in recovery, as well as appropriate dosing guidelines, and tips to choose a top-quality fish oil product.
Eye Health
Nutritional Strategies for the Digital Age: The Latest in Ocular Protection (36:30)
John W. Lahr, O.D., FAAO
New research reveals that ocular tissues are at risk from multiple sources in our environment. Learn the latest information about these risks which include blue light and UV as well as how these wavelengths effect the ocular structures in the posterior and anterior segments. Understand the key role that nutrition plays in prevention and protection and how this can benefit your patients as well as your practice.
Immunity
Maintaining Healthy Immune Function In An Era in Which It Is Under Constant Attack (53:37)
Chris Oswald DC, CNS, CFMP
Modern humans have a litany of daily interactions which necessitate healthy and appropriate immune response. We tend to forget that our bodies did not evolve to deal with the constant onslaught of increased internal and external stressors to our immune response. Supporting a healthy response is a prerequisite for thriving in the world we live in today with appropriate function.
General Health & Wellness
Omega-3 Health: History and Implications of Balance Testing
Doug Bibus, PhD
Currently as many as 91% of people living in the United States may not be getting adequate amounts of omega-3 fatty acids. A recent report by Stark, et. al, evaluating blood levels of omega-3 EPA and DHA, reveals that omega-3 deficiency is widespread throughout the world. Incorporating more of these essential nutrients from food or dietary supplements can be an effective way to improve omega-3 status.
Cognitive Health
Exploring the Nature of Decline & Functional Solutions (49:41)
Scott Minton, MS, PhD; Nordic Naturals Scientific Advisor
Dr. Minton reviews the impact that key nutrients, including omega-3s EPA and DHA, play in the health and function of the brain. He discusses how and why an adequately nourished brain promotes optimal cognitive function and the significance of integrative solutions.
Eye Health
Baker Vision Clinic: Success with Omega-3s (01:58)
Optometric Physicians at the Baker Vision Clinic share their success incorporating fish oil into their practice.
General Health & Wellness
Fish Oil and Metabolism (12:14)
Christopher R. Mohr, PhD, RD
In this short video, Dr. Mohr discusses the mechanisms of action by which EPA and DHA influence body fat metabolism
General Health & Wellness
Fish Oil and Athletic Performance (08:39)
Christopher R. Mohr, PhD, RD
In this short video, Dr. Mohr discusses how omega-3 fats can aid physical performance by supporting blood flow, and resolving exercise-induced inflammation.
General Health & Wellness
Successful Incorporation of Supplements into Practice (10:20)
Christopher Oswald, DC, CNS
In this short video, Dr. Oswald reveals the benefits of providing fish oil supplements in practices, along with strategies for incorporation that mutually benefit patients and practitioners.
General Health & Wellness
Cellular Stress Management (09:57)
Christopher Oswald, DC, CNS
In this short video, Dr. Oswald briefly discusses the role that omega-3s EPA and DHA play in the eicosanoid pathway, and the effect that they have on resolving cellular stress.
Women’s Health
Omega-3 Clinical Pearls: Breast Health (11:35)
Tori Hudson, ND
In this presentation, Dr. Hudson covers the importance of omega-3s for breast health, and reviews current research on their unique mechanisms of action for maintaining women’s health.
Women’s Health
Omega-3 Clinical Cliff Notes: Menopause (10:39)
Tori Hudson, ND
Dr. Hudson reviews timely research on omega-3s’ roles in women’s aging, including on physical and cognitive changes during menopause. She also covers product selection and dosing guidelines for women’s health.
Women’s Health
Omega-3 Clinical Cliff Notes: Pregnancy (10:39)
Tori Hudson, ND
Dr. Hudson discusses omega-3s’ influence throughout pregnancy, including their roles in gestation, healthy birth weight, visual and cognitive development in infants, and more.
Eye Health
Omega-3s in Eye Care (11:05)
John Lahr, OD, FAAO
Dr. Lahr discusses the research and benefits of omega-3 fish oil for eye health. This includes EPA & DHA’s role in healthy ocular surface function, macular health, and infant visual development.
General Health & Wellness
Omega-3s in the Maintenance of Cardiovascular Health (14:55)
Michael Ozner, MD, FACC, FAHA
Dr. Ozner discusses the proliferation of heart conditions today, and reviews the roles of omega-3 fatty acids in the maintenance of overall cardiovascular health. Strong focus is placed on the latest clinical trials.
Eye Health
LASIK Pre-and Post-Operative Management: Achieving Optimal Patient Outcomes
John Lahr, OD, FAAO
Dr. Lahr covers the latest in supporting LASIK patients, from preoperative testing and assessment, to aftercare aimed to provide superior comfort for the best possible outcomes.
Cognitive Health
Evolving Neurotherapeutics for Optimal Brain Health
Michael Lewis, MD, MPH, MBA, FACPM
Dr. Lewis covers the science behind how omega-3s benefit the brain, and the current state of research on omega-3s and neurological health. He also shares his clinical experience using omega-3s with patients with sub-optimal brain health and cognitive function.
General Health & Wellness
Creating Win-Win Patient Outcomes with Nordic Naturals® Products in Your Pharmacy
Jeffrey L. Robins, RPh, FAAFRM
Hear Jeff Robins, pharmacist and owner of Essential Wellness Pharmacy in Peoria, Illinois, discuss responsible marketing of omega-3s. You’ll learn how to improve patient outcomes while increasing the profitability of your business. He’ll also offer tips for your staff to support omega-3s in your pharmacy.
General Health & Wellness
Clinical Applications for Essential Fatty Acids (1:01:43)
Dr. Tori Hudson, ND
Dr. Tori Hudson, ND, an expert in naturopathic women’s health care, reviews the range of health benefits of omega-3 fish oil across the lifespan. She cites research on omega-3s and heart disease, joint function, mental health, dental health, exercise, and other clinical applications of these essential fatty acids.
General Health & Wellness
Fish Oil Controversies: (46:53)
Stuart Tomc, CNHP
Global Educator Stuart Tomc address topics such as the balance of omega fatty acids in the blood, novel sources of omega-3 like krill and green-lipped mussels, the efficacy of cod liver oil, and omega-3 molecular form (triglyceride versus ethyl ester).
Women’s Health
Essential Fatty Acids and Breast Health
Dr. Tori Hudson, ND
Dr. Tori Hudson, ND, an expert in naturopathic women’s health care, discusses the role of essential fatty acids in breast health. Clinical research on breast health, disease trends, lifestyle factors, and nutritional therapies is covered.
Women’s Health
The Essentiality of Omega-3s in Pregnancy and Women’s Health
Dr. Tori Hudson, ND
Dr. Tori Hudson, ND, an expert in naturopathic women’s health care, takes an in-depth look at the essentiality of omega-3s in pregnancy and women’s health.  Dr. Hudson provides a review of the research studies on fish oil in select areas of interest to women, and highlights dosing of EPA and DHA for specific situations like pregnancy, along with health conditions that affect both body and mind.