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February 2018: Cancer Prevention — Learn the Mechanisms of Cancer Development and How RDs Can Educate Patients on Prevention Strategies

January 2018: Understanding Triglycerides: Strategies for Counseling Clients — Learn the Current Research on Triglycerides and Recommendations and Strategies RDs Can Use to Counsel Clients to Manage and Prevent CVD

December 2017: Statins: What Dietitians Need to Know — Learn the History of the Use of Statin Medications, as Well as the Role RDs Play in the Management of Patients With Hyperlipidemia

November 2017: Postbariatric Body Contouring Surgery — Learn About the Dietitian’s Important Role in Counseling and Educating Patients

October 2017: The Science Behind Fish Oil Supplements — Learn About Fish Oil’s Efficacy for a Variety of Conditions and Stages of Life

September 2017: Assessing and Monitoring Body Composition — Learn About Different Methods of Monitoring Body Composition for Weight Management Throughout the Life Cycle and How to Apply Them to a Variety of Patient Care Settings

August 2017: Nutrition and Vision: How Diet Influences Eye Disease — Learn the Relationship Between Nutrition and Vision, Key Nutrients for Disease Management, and Supplementation Recommendations

July 2017: Shopping for Healthful Foods on a Budget — Learn About Trends in Food Costs and Consumer Purchasing Behaviors to Help Clients Buy Healthful Foods on a Tight Budget

June 2017: Specific Carbohydrate Diet for Inflammatory Bowel Disease — Learn About the SCD to Support Clients With IBD and How It Compares With Other Evidence-Based Nutritional Therapies

May 2017: Health Benefits of Tea — Learn About the Effects of Tea on Health, Including Its Role in the Prevention of Many Diseases

April 2017: Asthma, Obesity, and Weight Management — Learn About the Link Between Asthma and Obesity and Weight Management’s Role in the Connection

March 2017: Intensive Behavioral Therapy for Weight Management — Learn About the Potential Role for RDs and Recommendations and Strategies for Performing This Role in Practice

February 2017: The Female Athlete Triad, Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport — Learn the Research and Current Understanding of These Conditions and Treatment Recommendations

January 2017: Health Benefits of Chia — Learn About Its History, Nutrient Composition, and Current Research Regarding Its Health Benefits

December 2016: Vitamin D — Learn About Its Impact on the Immune System, Its Role in Autoimmunity, and Its Importance for Specific Autoimmune Diseases

November 2016: Ethnic Disparities in Diabetes Care — Learn What They Are, the Cultural Differences That May Influence These Disparities, and the Role of RDs and Diabetes Educators

October 2016: Examining Popular Detox Diets - Learn About Their Efficacy and Safety for Weight Loss, Their Components, and Potential Adverse Effects

September 2016: Beauty and Nutrition — Evidence-Based Dietary Practices Can Help Patients Look and Feel Their Best

August 2016: The Role of Flax in the Diet — Learn About Its Nutritional Content and Potential to Help Prevent and Manage Various Medical Conditions

July 2016: Motivational Interviewing — Learn About MI’s Place in Nutrition Counseling and Essential Tools for Enhancing Client Motivation

June 2016: Health Benefits of Sea Vegetables — Learn About Their Culinary Uses, Including How Clients Can Incorporate Them Into Their Diets

May 2016: The Ketogenic Diet for Epilepsy — Learn About the Diet, the Medical Conditions It’s Used to Treat, and Its Mechanism of Action

April 2016: Stress and Weight Management — Learn About the Body’s Physiological Responses to Stress and Effect Stress Has on Weight Management

March 2016: Nutrition’s Role in Premenstrual Syndrome — Learn About This Disorder and the Role Genetics, Environment, and Diet May Play in Its Onset

February 2016: Chronic Pancreatitis — Learn About the Pathophysiology, Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment Options, as Well as MNT to Optimize Nutrition Status in Patients

January 2016: Leaky Gut Syndrome — Learn About the Causes, Associated Conditions, and Treatments Under Research

December 2015: Obesity: Beyond Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes — Learn About Obesity’s Far Reach & Ill Effects in Lesser-Described Conditions

November 2015: Probiotics May Prevent and Treat Clostridium Difficile

October 2015: Dietitians in the Health Care Classroom — Developing Effective Lesson Plans Maximizes Student Learning: Part 3 of a 3-Part Series

September 2015: Dietitians in the Health Care Classroom — Assessing Learning by Asking the Right Questions: Part Two of a Three-Part Series

August 2015: Dietitians in the Health Care Classroom — Assessing Learners’ Prior Knowledge Is Key: Part One of a Three-Part Series

July 2015: Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth

June 2015: Bariatric Surgery in Diabetes Management

May 2015: MNT For Endometrial Cancer Survivors

April 2015: Can Lifestyle Changes Improve Erectile Dysfunction?

March 2015: Nutrition and Rheumatoid Arthritis

February 2015: Skin Cancer and Nutrition

January 2015: Assessing Vegetarian Athletes’ Needs

December 2014: Substance Abuse and Nutrition

November 2014: Dietary Influences on Lung Cancer: An Evaluation of the Research and Strategies to Help Counsel Patients

October 2014: Better Academic Performance: Is Nutrition the Missing Link?

September 2014: Curcumin and Inflammatory Diseases: Learn About Its Potential Role in Prevention and Treatment

August 2014: Caring for Today’s Cancer Survivors

July 2014: Vitamin D’s Role in Health — Deterministic or Indeterminate?

June 2014: Dietary Weight-Loss Supplements — What the Labels Don’t Tell You

May 2014: Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy — Considerations and Nutritional Implications

April 2014: Irritable Bowel Syndrome — An Overview of Treatment Options

March 2014: Diverticular Disease — A Reexamination of the Fiber Hypothesis

February 2014: Nutrition, Inflammation, and Disease

January 2014: Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

December 2013: Understanding Advanced Carbohydrate Counting — A Useful Tool for Some Patients to Improve Blood Glucose Control

November 2013: Food Hazards — Learn How to Avoid Them and the Foodborne Illnesses They Cause

October 2013: The Truth About Energy Drinks

September 2013: Phytochemicals’ Role in Good Health

August 2013: Gestational Diabetes — Diagnosis, Treatment, and Outcomes

July 2013: Insulin Resistance

June 2013: Gut Bacteria

May 2013:  The Impact of Whole Grains on Health

April 2013: Diet and the Risk of Parkinson’s Disease — Research Suggests Dietary Interventions May Prevent It and Lessen Symptom Severity

March 2013:  The Cancer, Diabetes, and Heart Disease Link

February 2013:  Insulin Pumps in Diabetes Management

January 2013:  Autism Spectrum Disorder — Research Suggests Good Nutrition May Manage Symptoms

December 2012:  Diabetes and Eating Disorders — Together They’re Linked With a Double Dose of Health Consequences

November 2012:  Post-Op Bariatric Surgery — Learn How to Identify Red Flags and Triage Nutritional Deficiencies

October 2012: Vitamin D and Cancer — Evidence Suggests This Vital Nutrient May Cut Risk

September 2012: Medical Foods — Learn How They Manage Disease and Ways to Incorporate Them in Practice

August 2012: Nutrition and Breast Cancer — Studies Show a Nutrient-Dense Diet Plus Daily Exercise Can Lower Risk of Recurrence

July 2012: Sudden Cardiac Death — Adopting a Healthful Lifestyle Can Save Clients’ Lives

June 2012: The Link Between Sleep and Weight Gain

May 2012: Dietary Therapies for Multiple Sclerosis — Research Suggests Diet May Have a Role in Its Prevention and Symptom Management

April 2012: Food Labeling Requirements: Our Health Depends on Them

March 2012: Adding Spice for a Healthier Life — Evidence Shows Antioxidant-Rich Herbs and Spices May Cut Chronic Disease Risk