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Phytochemical, Antimicrobial, and Antioxidant Activities of Citrus Juice

Course #: 010-500

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

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Course Description

 Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) - Provider #21328, Activity #135650 approved for 1.00 CPEU.

CEU Course Description

The problem of resistance of microorganisms to antimicrobial drugs is one of the world's current challenges.  This CEU course investigates the phytochemical composition and antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of tangerine, grape, lemon, and lime juice concentrates, along with evaluating the antimicrobial activities against five bacterial and three fungal strains.

 Article Author:  Ehigbai Oikeh, M.Sc., Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Benin

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 health benefits that phytochemicals are known to confer.
  2. Investigate which juice concentrate may be an alternative source of antimicrobial agent for Escherichia coli.
  3. Elucidate which juice concentrate produced the higher zones of inhibition for the bacterial strains studied.
  4. Identify the juice concentrate that has the highest DPPH radical scavenging activity.

CPE Level: II

Learning Codes: 2000, 4040, 5270, 5420

Performance Indicators (RDN): 8.1.1 , 8.1.3 , 8.3.1 , 8.3.5

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