Get Smart about Dietary Supplements
A workshop with nutritional research scientist Chris D’Adamo, PhD
Saturday, September 20 • 10 am—2 pm
Let scientific evidence—not marketing claims—be your guide when choosing dietary supplements. This interactive workshop will provide the tools you need to assess product quality and make informed decisions about vitamins, minerals, herbs, probiotics, and other supplement types.
Discover which supplements have the best scientific evidence for supporting general health and wellness, as well as digestion, cognition, joint health, sleep, immunity, and other functions.
Receive an unbiased checklist for selecting supplements.
Learn how to evaluate products and avoid deceptive marketing. Bring supplement packages to analyze during the workshop.
See what supplements to avoid, and find out about potentially dangerous interactions between common medications and supplements.
Learn what medications can deplete important nutrients and how to replenish them.
Get answers to questions about the supplements you’re taking or considering.
Chris D’Adamo, PhD, is a nutritional research scientist with an interest in the synergistic effects of diet, exercise, and genetics on the prevention and treatment of chronic disease.
He received his PhD in Epidemiology from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and is currently an Assistant Professor with dual appointments in the Department of Family & Community Medicine and the Department of Epidemiology & Public Health. Dr. D’Adamo serves as the Director of Research at the University of Maryland Center for Integrative Medicine where he is currently running clinical trials assessing the efficacy of dietary supplements.
In addition to his academic experience, D’Adamo is a Certified Personal Trainer through the American Council on Exercise (ACE) and a Certified Sports Nutrition Consultant through the International Sports Medicine Association (ISMA). He has also received advanced training in Mind-Body Medicine and Ayurvedic Medicine from the Institute for Integrative Health.