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Kiwi Consumption and Plasma Lipids, Fibrinogen, and Insulin Resistance

Course #: 010-496

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CE Credit Hours: 1.50 CPEUs (1.00 CPEUs for Florida licenses)

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Course Description

Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) - Provider #21328, Activity #132218 approved for 1.5 CPEUs.

CEU Course Description

Among fruits, kiwi is one of the richest in vitamins and polyphenols and has strong anti-oxidant effects.  This CEU course analyzes the relationship between the consumption of kiwi and plasma lipid values, fibrinogen, and insulin resistance in adults within the context of a normal diet and physical activity.


Article Author:  Jose Recio-Rodriguez, et al.;  La Alamedilla Health Center

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.  Enumerate the cardiovascular disorders with which elevated plasma fibrinogen concentrations are associated.

2.  Investigate the most likely constituent of kiwi to exert the study's observed effects.

3.  Identify the biomarkers that consumers of at lease 1 kiwi per week presented with lower values than the subjects who consumed less than 1 kiwi per week.

CPE Level: II

Learning Codes: 2090, 2100, 4040, 5190

Performance Indicators (RDN): 6.3.11 , 8.1.4 , 10.4.1 , 12.2.1

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