Publications

Addiction Recovery Revolution Summit

Addiction Recovery Revolution Hello Friends! Addiction Recovery Revolution Summit is here! I recently participated in an online seminar series, Addiction Recovery Revolution, that will go live March 4th! I will be featured on March 8, 2017 and was honored to be included with 29 other Doctor's, Holistic Healers, Therapist, and Activists. With...

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Public Health Private Profits Conference

Public Health Private Profits One Day Conference April 1, 2017 The Los Angeles District (LAD) of the California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics presents our first annual conference on April 1, 2017 at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. The conference is titled "Public Health and Private Profits: A Dialogue about Critical Topics Shaping the...

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Food Addiction in Appetite Journal

David Wiss MS RDN article on Food Addiction in Appetite Journal "Preclinical Evidence for the Addiction Potential of Highly Palatable Foods: Current Developments Related to Maternal Influence" David A. Wiss, Kristen Criscitelli, Mark Gold, Nicole Avena Abstract It is well established that obesity has reached pandemic proportions. Over the last...

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DEFANG

Wiss DEFANG (Download) Incorporating Food Addiction into Disordered Eating: The Disordered Eating Food Addiction Nutrition Guide (DEFANG) David A. Wiss, MS, RDN; Nutrition in Recovery LLC Timothy D. Brewerton, MD, DFAPA, FAED, DFAACAP, HCEDS; Medical University of South Carolina DEFANG Abstract Although not formally recognized by the DSM- 5, food...

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David Wiss YouTube Interview

David Wiss YouTube Interview Liv's Recovery Kitchen interviews David Wiss, of Nutrition in Recovery. Liv delves into how nutrition can impact recovery from addiction and alcoholism. David provides a very insightful overview into how to adopt a realistic approach to nutrition, the prevalence of disordered eating, the adoption of substance-seeking...

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BHN Webinar DEFANG

BHN Webinar DEFANG - Disordered Eating Food Addiction Nutrition Guide David Wiss has been actively involved with the Behavioral Health Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group ever since he has been a dietitian. His first webinar "Nutrition Interventions for Addiction Recovery: The Role of the Dietitian in Substance Abuse Treatment" in 2013 was a huge...

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David Wiss Quoted – FNCE 2016

FNCE 2016 The Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo (FNCE) is the largest nutrition conference of the year. This year FNCE 2016 was in Boston October 15-18. View the sessions from 2016 HERE and the exhibitors HERE. Mr. David Wiss attended this year, presenting his poster "Hands-on Nutrition and Culinary Intervention Within a Substance Use...

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Cape Cod Symposium on Addictive Disorders 2016

Cape Cod Symposium on Addictive Disorders (CCSAD) In June of 2016, Mr. David Wiss spoke at the West Coast Symposium on Addictive Disorders (WCSAD) in La Quinta, CA. It was a seminal presentation, leading to several new contracts with treatment facilities in the Los Angeles area. The talk was well-received by attendees and thus David was invited...

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West Coast Symposium on Addictive Disorders 2016

West Coast Symposium in La Quinta, CA from June 2-5, 2016 The West Coast Symposium is one of the funnest addiction conferences of the year. Most private sector addiction treatment centers in Southern California will have some form of representation there! David Wiss MS RDN, Founder of Nutrition in Recovery will be speaking on Saturday June 4th at...

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The Second Brain?

The Second Brain? David Wiss MS RDN has been obsessed with the microorganisms for the past year. Is it possible they could be the second brain? He has had so many burning questions as a registered dietitian nutritionist working with addictions and eating disorders. These include: Why are so many of us drawn to foods that can compromise our...

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West Los Angeles Dietitian

What is it like to be a West Los Angeles Dietitian in 2016? The field of dietetics is changing rapidly. I have done much reflecting on this lately. Much of the information I was taught in school is entirely obsolete. Much of it was never true in the first place. I am really proud of the work we have done as Dietitians for Professional...

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Nutrition and Recovery

NUTRITION and RECOVERY Introducing the concept of nutrition into an addiction treatment program is not an easy task. Many addicts in early recovery are not ready for health behavior change, since most are simply trying to get past the immediate crisis of addiction, and the associated life adjustments of abstinence. In fact, sobriety can magnify...

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Nutrition and the Mind Seminar

Nutrition and the Mind Seminar at Patton St. Hospital The big event is scheduled for Wednesday March 23, 2016 8:00am - 4:00pm at Patton St. Hospital in San Bernardino, CA. Come learn about nutrition and the mind! DSH- Patton Auditorium 3102 E. Highland Ave. Patton, CA 92369 Admission is Free and open to the public! For questions or to RSVP, call...

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Hands-on Nutrition for Addiction Recovery

Current Climate of Nutrition for Addiction Recovery Addiction is a growing problem in the United States, and private sector addiction treatment continues to flourish. Substance use disorders (SUD) can lead to many adverse health effects including nutritional deficiencies, which can impact physical and mental health. Research shows that proper...

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David Wiss MS RDN Rewired Radio Interview

Rewired Radio Interview with Erica Spiegelman on RadioMD.com Segment 1 Title: Beyond calories: the importance of nutrition Segment Information: We all know that proper nutrition is important, but did you know that proper nutrition is about more than just counting calories? Nutrition can affect your mood, hormonal balance, and brain chemistry....

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2016 Schedule of Events

Happy New Year from Nutrition in Recovery! Below you will find our 2016 Schedule of Events: March 23 nutrition conference at Patton St. Hospital David Wiss MS RDN will present "Nutrition Therapy for the Addicted Brain" Objectives Discuss the impact of addictive substances on nutritional status Explore disordered and dysfunctional eating patterns...

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Nutrition Therapy for the Addicted Brain

Nutrition Therapy for the Addicted Brain - Webinar by David Wiss MS RDN Recent research has highlighted similarities between drug addiction and food addiction. Regardless of whether an addiction is behavioral or substance-related, nutrition therapy should consider the impact of food choices on the brain and on behavior. This presentation will...

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