Communications and Media Award Recpient David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, ABIHM, author of New York Times Best-Seller Brain Maker

January 6, 2016 — Clearwater, FL— The American College of Nutrition (ACN) is proud to have announced David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, ABIHM, as the recipient of the Communications and Media Award at the ACN’s 56th Annual Conference that took place November 11-13, 2015, at the B Resort in Orlando, Florida.

This award acknowledges a journalist, nutrition professional, author or a well-known spokesperson for his/her outstanding media contribution to promote better nutrition. Dr. Perlmutter is a Board-Certified Neurologist, Fellow of the American College of Nutrition and is an internationally recognized leader in the field of nutritional influences in neurological disorders. The cornerstone of Dr. Perlmutter’s unique approach to neurological disorders is founded in the principles of preventive medicine and nutrition. He has brought to the public awareness a rich understanding that challenging brain problems including Alzheimer’s disease, other forms of dementia, depression, and ADHD may very well be prevented with lifestyle changes including a gluten free, low carbohydrate, higher fat diet coupled with aerobic exercise.

“The American College of Nutrition is deeply honored to present this award to Dr. Perlmutter. He is a visionary in the field and has made enormous strides in uncovering the connections between nutrition and brain health” - Beverly Teter, PhD, MACN, CNS, President, American College of Nutrition

"I am deeply moved to be honored with this award from the American College of Nutrition as it represents a true validation of my chosen role. When you recognize the fundamental role of nutrition in brain health, it changes the paradigm from 'hoping for the best' to one of empowerment.” - David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, ABIHM

About the American College of Nutrition
The American College of Nutrition, founded in 1959, is on a mission to advance nutrition science to prevent and treat disease. Key goals of the professional society are to stimulate
nutrition research and publication, elevate nutrition knowledge among clinicians and researchers, and provide practical guidance on clinical nutrition. The American College of Nutrition accepts no funding from for-profit corporations fostering its mission and ability to advance uncompromising science.