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Selenium and Magnesium Co-Supplementation with a High-Fat Diet

Course #: 010-839

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CE Credit Hours: 1.00 CPEUs

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Course Description

Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) - Provider #21328, Activity #151066 approved for 1 CPEU.

CPEU Course Description 

Supplementation with Selenium has been shown to lower blood cholesterol and increase tissue concentrations of the antioxidant glutathione.  This CPEU course looks at the effects of oral selenium and magnesium co-supplementation on antihyperlipidemic and hepatoprotective, antioxidant activities, and related gene expression in a hyperlipidemic rat model. 

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

Article Author:  Qian Zhang, PhD, et al.

Exam writer: Tiev LaGuire, M.S.


CPEU Course Objectives 

  1. Explain how selenium is involved in lipid metabolism.
  2. Investigate which serum antioxidant enzyme was significantly increased in both doses of selenium and magnesium supplementation groups compared to the high-fat diet group.
  3. Examine which key regulator of lipid metabolism was significantly decreased in both doses of Se and Mg co-supplementation groups.

CPE Level: II

Learning Codes: 3000, 4040, 5160, 5420

Performance Indicators (RDN): 6.2.5, 8.1, 8.1.1 , 8.1.3

Performance Indicators (NTDR): 6.2.5, 8.1, 8.1.1 , 8.1.3

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