ABOUT THE CONFERENCE
The Nutritional Therapy Association will hold its 12th Annual Conference, Roots, March 1-3, 2018 in Portland, Oregon. This year’s conference brings together experts from across diverse fields dedicated to helping individuals nourish their mind, body, and spirit. The conference is 3+ days, complete with keynotes, breakouts, networking opportunities, and banquets. Attendees have the opportunity to earn Continuing Education Units by attending all three days of the conference or by purchasing conference recordings. More credits are available if pre- and post-conference activities are attended! Subscribe below to be the first to know when the conference schedule is announced, speakers for the 2019 conference are introduced, and more.
ABOUT THE NTA
We provide students with actionable knowledge and evaluative tools to transform their health, families, communities, and careers.
Cultivating a Tribe
From classes, to conferences, to meetups, we provide a supportive place for the tribe to learn, connect, and be themselves.
Healing The World
We are part of a global paradigm shift toward sustainable food, holistic healing, balanced lifestyles, and authentic relationships.
Our Approach to Nutritional Therapy
We believe that most health problems result from imbalances in what we call “The Foundations”:
- Blood Sugar Regulation
- Fatty Acids
Though some people may be predisposed to certain diseases, it is critical to understand that “predisposed” does not mean “guaranteed.” As Chris Kresser stated at the NTA’s 8th Annual Conference: “Genes load the gun. Lifestyle pulls the trigger.” No, your genes are not your fate. What you eat and how you live directly affects which genes are expressed and in what way. Epigenetics trumps genetics. This is good news! You have the power to improve your health by eating a nutrient-dense, properly prepared diet and balancing the five foundations. When these foundations get out of balance through a poor diet and unhealthy lifestyle, we start to experience a host of unwanted symptoms: weight gain, skin issues, fatigue, hormonal imbalances, and worse. By supporting each of these foundations through diet and lifestyle, the body’s chemistry can be brought back into balance, helping people enhance their health naturally. The body’s default mode is health if—and this is a big if—it gets the basic building blocks it needs to function properly and build healthy cells, tissues, organs, and systems.
What We Do
The Nutritional Therapy Association:
- Offers certification programs in Nutritional Therapy, including the Nutritional Therapy Practitioner™ (NTP) program and the Nutritional Therapy Consultant™ (NTC) program.
- Holds annual and regional conferences to bring together the tribe, provide continuing education, and showcase the brightest minds.
- Provides education, resources, tools, and software to empower Nutritional Therapists and holistic health care professionals.
- Publishes an annual magazine for members, the Live Nourished Journal.