February 23-25, 2023 | New York Hilton, NY

Functional Foods for Metabolic Syndrome Disorders

Evening Symposia, February 18, 2022

Session Description:

Functional foods in the United States is a relatively new terminology; although their use has exceeded millennia and are currently in use in the United States. Metabolic disorders are some of the most common illnesses that plaque the US and the world. These disorders include: overweight and obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and certain types of cancers.

This session will explore the use of two specific functional foods and their impact on metabolic disorders; specifically: Plasmanex and Rice Bran Aribinoglycan Complex. RBAC has been shown in a small clinical trial to positively affect certain biomarkers that are found in metabolic disorders. These biomarkers include: HgBA1c, fibrinogen, hS-CRP, total Cholesterol, HDL-cholesterol, LDL- cholesterol, triglycerides and more.

RBAC and plasmanex have also been studied for their ability to play an active role in immunomodulation of our immune systems. A review of these studies, will also be included.



Learning Objectives:

  1. To be able to identify readily available biomarkers to assess and follow-up treatment in varied patient groups.
  2. Understand the uses of both Plasmanex and RBAC in the clinical setting to optimize patient care.
  3. Understand the Uses of functional foods historically and their uses in modern day clinical care.

About the Speaker: Fred Pescatore, MD. MPH, CCN is a Manhattan-based traditionally trained physician and internist who specializes in nutritional medicine. He is a globally-renowned health, nutrition, and weight loss expert, as well as the author of 7 books including the New York Times bestsellers – The Hamptons Diet and newly released The A-List Diet. He is the president of the International and American Association of Clinical Nutritionists and a member of the College for the Advancement of Medicine.
Dr. Pescatore’s extraordinary background in Complementary Medicine led him to open his globally recognized medical center, Medicine 369, in New York City. The rapid expanding practice is credited as one of the most effective and successful integrative medical centers worldwide. He has studied in America, Southeast Asia, India, Japan, Africa and Europe and sought after as one of the frontline educators and visionaries improving health care and human life.


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