Cancer Prevention — The Role of Inflammation, Phytochemicals, and the Microbiome
Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 2010, 4040, 5150
Suggested CDR Performance Indicators: 8.1.4, 8.3.1, 8.3.6, 10.4.1
CPE Level 1
CDR Activity Type 720
This continuing education course explores the mechanisms of cancer development and discusses the ways RDs can educate patients about current prevention strategies for reducing the risk of various types of cancer.
Course content appeared as the CPE Monthly in the February 2018 edition of Today’s Dietitian.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:
- Discuss how obesity increases cancer risk.
- Evaluate how the microbiome affects cancer risk and what can be done about it.
- Identify three phytonutrients that may help decrease cancer risk and recommend food sources for each when counseling clients and patients.
Leslie Langevin, MS, RD, CD, co-owns the private practice Whole Health Nutrition, LLC, provides individual counseling, and teaches weight management classes.
The author has no relevent disclosures to report regarding this program. She has certified that no conflicts of interest exists for this program. View our disclosure policy.
- 2.00 CDR