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Inflammation, Diet, and Health

Course #: 010-485

Price: $22.50

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CE Credit Hours: 2.50 CPEUs (2.00 CPEUs for Florida licenses)

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Course Description

Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) - Provider #21328, Activity #135667 approved for 2.5 CPEUs.

CEU Course Description

An unresolved inflammatory response is likely to be involved from the early stages of disease development.  This CEU course provides the latest research in the areas of acute and chronic inflammation and cardiometabolic, gut, and cognitive health, along with the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying inflammation and health/disease associations.  In addition, how early-life nutrition and the macronutrient and plant bioactive composition of the adult diet influences inflammatory processes will also be explored.

Article Author:  Anne Minihane, PhD, et al.

Exam writer: Tiev LaGuire, M.S.

Brooke H. Dekofsky, MPH, RD, CLE, CDE was involved in the creation of this course.


CEU Course Objectives

1.  Discuss how gastrointestinal tract-microbiota interactions influence host immune function.

2.  Enumerate the modifying factors that affect the concentration of an inflammatory marker at a given time.

3.  Investigate the raised cytokine levels associated with increased frequency of common neuropsychiatric symptoms observed in Alzheimer's disease patients.

4.  Elucidate how dietary fatty acids may affect inflammatory processes.

CPE Level: II

Learning Codes: 2060, 2080, 2100, 4040

Performance Indicators (RDN): 8.1.1 , 8.1.3 , 8.3.4 , 8.3.7

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