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Hemp: Exploring the Endocannabinoid System in Health & Disease

This program is not available for credit.

Carl Germano, RD, CNS, CDN
Audio and Video


The goal of this course is to present an updated and practical application of phytocannabinoids to support a healthy Endocannabinoid System (ECS). The Endocannabinoid System (ECS) is a biological system that utilizes cell-signaling to promote homeostasis. The ECS exists throughout the entire body and appears to be an essential factor in multiple biological functions in health and disease. Acting through signaling pathways, the ECS regulates many physiological functions. The ECS consists of three key components: cannabinoid receptors, endogenous ligands called endocannabinoids, and enzymes involved in cannabinoid metabolism. The ECS is a lipid signaling system that traces back to the mitochondria is “regulating energy homeostasis.”


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Carl Germano, RD, CNS, CDN is a registered, certified/licensed clinical nutritionist presently appointed to the NY State Board of Dietetics and Nutrition and a frequent radio guest and lecturer.  He holds a masters degree in clinical nutrition from New York University and has over 30 years experience using innovative, complementary nutritional therapies in private practice and in product development. For the past 25 years, he has dedicated his efforts to research and product development for the nutritional industries (dietary supplements, functional beverages, medical foods), where he has been instrumental in bringing cutting-edge nutritional substances and formulations to market. Today, he continues his efforts in product development and research and is responsible for providing the industry with the next generation of clinically important nutraceutical ingredients.

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