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Antioxidants and Pesticide Residues in Organic Foods

$31.50 [3.50 CPEUs (3.00 CPEUs for Florida licenses)]

Course Number: #010-487

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Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) - Provider #21328, Activity #135615 approved for 3.5 CPEUs.

CEU Course Description

Scientific opinion is divided on whether there are significant nutritional differences between organic and non-organic foods.  This CEU course provides a systematic literature review of studies focused on quantifying composition differences between organic and conventional crops; looks at weighted and unweighted meta-analyses of the published data; examines sensitivity analyses; and discusses meta-analysis results in the context of the current knowledge about the nutritional impacts of compounds for which significant composition differences were detected.  This CEU course specifically focuses on plant secondary metabolites, especially antioxidants/(poly)phenolics and vitamins; potentially harmful synthetic chemical pesticides; toxic metals, including Cd, As, and Pb; nitrates; nitrites; macronutrients, including proteins, amino acids, carbohydrates, and reducing sugars; and minerals, including all plant macro- and micronutrients.

 

Article Author:  Marcin Baranski, MSc; et al.

Exam writer: Tiev LaGuire, M.S.

 

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Explain the number of daily fruit and vegetable portions that would provide an equivalent amount of antioxidant/(poly)phenolics by switching from conventional to organic crop consumption.

2.  Investigate the percentage of proteins that have been found to be either up- or down-regulated in response to contrasting fertilizer.

3.  Examine the antioxidants/(poly)phenolics accumulation in plant tissues that are linked to a deficiency of both N and P.

4.  Elucidate the increased crop-based antioxidant/(poly)phenolic intake levels that would result after switching from conventional to organic crop consumption.

5.  Provide the percentage by which Cd concentrations are lower in organic crops/crop-based foods compared to conventionally grown crops.


CPE Level: II

Learning Codes: 2010, 2020, 2070, 2080

Performance Indicators (RDN): 8.1.3 , 8.3.4 , 8.3.5, 8.3.7

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Board Approval Status

Dietitians

State Board Approval
Alabama YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Alaska YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Arizona YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Arkansas YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
California YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Colorado YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Connecticut YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Delaware YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
District of Columbia YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Florida YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Accepts Florida Council Of Dietetics And Nutrition (CE Provider #50-20375)
Georgia YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Hawaii YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Idaho YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Illinois YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Indiana YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Iowa YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Kansas YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Kentucky YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Louisiana YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Maine YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Maryland YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Massachusetts YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Michigan YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Minnesota YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Mississippi YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Missouri YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Montana YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Nebraska YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Nevada YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
New Hampshire YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
New Jersey YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
New Mexico YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
New York YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
North Carolina YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
North Dakota YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Ohio YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Oklahoma YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Oregon YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Pennsylvania YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Rhode Island YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
South Carolina YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
South Dakota YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Tennessee YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Texas YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Utah YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Vermont YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Virginia YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Washington YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
West Virginia YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Wisconsin YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Wyoming YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)

Nutritionists

State Board Approval
Alabama YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Alaska YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Arizona YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Arkansas YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
California YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Colorado YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Connecticut YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Delaware YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
District of Columbia YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Florida YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Accepts Florida Council Of Dietetics And Nutrition (CE Provider #50-20375)
Georgia YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Hawaii YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Idaho YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Illinois YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Indiana YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Iowa YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Kansas YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Kentucky YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Louisiana YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Maine YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Maryland YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Massachusetts YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Michigan YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Minnesota YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Mississippi YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Missouri YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Montana YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Nebraska YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Nevada YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
New Hampshire YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
New Jersey YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
New Mexico YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
New York YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
North Carolina YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
North Dakota YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Ohio YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Oklahoma YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Oregon YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Pennsylvania YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Rhode Island YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
South Carolina YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
South Dakota YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Tennessee YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Texas YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Utah YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Vermont YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Virginia YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Washington YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
West Virginia YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Wisconsin YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)
Wyoming YES! Accepts Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) (Provider #21328)

The board approval status information is provided based on our current understanding of the licensing agencies. Please note that it is the responsibility of each licensee to verify acceptance of our courses with their licensing agency.