Take Control of Parkinson's with Exercise and Super Foods

Lecture Description
Building a healthy lifestyle has always been the core of well-being.  While research supports general guidelines for proper nutrition and exercise, especially with Parkinson’s, each individual requires a unique plan based on personality, work situation, finances, and family. A diet high in sugar, salt, and fat influences the way the body feels and performs.  Exercise can help maintain muscle density and improve joint flexibility. The connection between a healthy lifestyle—including nutrition, food quality, stress management, and exercise—and its effects on the body can lead to increased energy and longevity.

Learner Outcomes:
  • • Describe what a “super food” is and provide three examples of super foods.
  • • Describe the philosophy of “simple, safe, and controlled” in terms of maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
  • • List three ways that people with Parkinson’s can motivate themselves to exercise.

Michael Kubyk

Financial Relationship: Received an honorarium for this lecture
Nonfinancial Relationship: None

Michael Kubyk, whose philosophy is “simple, safe, and controlled,” received an Advanced Diploma in Nutritional Medicine and Clinical Nutrition from Australasian College of Natural Therapies.  Certified through the National Council on Strength Training (NCST), Kubyk’s experience includes personal training and corporate coaching. He worked as a personal trainer at The Biggest Loser Resort in Malibu before opening Clear Street Nutrition, a full service, in-house, private health company in Austin, Texas. Kubyk stresses that being healthy is not obtained by a “quick fix,” but rather, “a lifestyle change geared towards a long and happy life.”  Michael Kubyk is on staff at Lake Austin Resort Spa where he inspires guests to “reboot their nutrition.”