Nutrients of Concern for Individuals Following a Plant-Based Diet
This continuing education course is brought to you free of charge through the support of Bush's Best Beans. Please note that Bush Brothers and Company only provided financial support and did not have input into the information provided in this course.
Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 2020, 2090, 4110; Level 2
This continuing education course reviews the current body of evidence regarding nutrients of concern for individuals following a plant-based diet as well as strategies to help clients meet their unique nutritional needs when following a vegetarian or vegan diet.
Course content was written by Sharon Palmer, RD, a Los Angeles-based freelance food and nutrition writer, the editor of the Environmental Nutrition newsletter, a contributing editor at Today’s Dietitian, and the author of The Plant-Powered Diet and the forthcoming Plant-Powered for Life. The author of this course reported the following relevant disclosures: She serves as a consultant to the Tomato Products Wellness Council and Daisy Brand Cottage Cheese. She has certified that no conflict of interest exists for this course. View our disclosure policy.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:
- Identify the nutrients of concern for people following a plant-based diet.
- Assess the nutritional status of plant-based eaters and their specific needs.
- Develop a nutritional plan of care that addresses all nutrients of concern for this population.
- 1.00 CDR