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Nutrition in Cannabis

March 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Cannabis in Personalized Nutrition

Curtis S. Phinney, CNS, LDN

  • Certified Nutrition Specialist and Maryland licensed Dietitian-Nutritionist (LDN)
  • Reviewer and subject matter expert for AOAC International and Journal of AOAC Int.
  • Former Reference Standards Scientist and Scientific Liaison at U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP)
  • Former Federal Research Chemist at National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
  • B.Sc., Plant and Soil Science, magna cum laude M.Sc., Public Health and Health Sciences (MSPH)


  • Overview of Personalized Nutrition – Bringing emerging ideas into practice
  • Alternative solutions for individual wellness

Participate in your wellness goals

  • Solutions for improving health
  • Identify readiness for change

Functional Foods

  • Dietary Supplements
  • Dietary Supplements in the US
  • Supplements in individual nutrition

Cannabis as an outsider: adopting non-psychoactive benefits

  • Non-traditional uses: Cannabis Community vs. conventional wisdom
  • Unique nutritional benefits – beyond common medical applications

Purity and standards

  • Simplified chemistry and testing, weights and measures
  • Know Your Supplier – Cannabis, Functional Foods, and Supplements
  • New cannabis testing standards and technologies

Wrap-up and discussion

  • Cannabis in your kitchen? Local considerations for DC/MD/VA
  • Personalizing (Medical) Nutrition Therapy – American College of Nutrition 2017http://americancollegeofnutrition.org


March 15
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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