Nutrition, Inflammation, and Disease
Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 2060, 2070, 2090, 4040; Level 2
This continuing education course explores the mechanisms involved in the inflammatory response, outlines the role of chronic inflammation in disease development, and summarizes the research investigating the influences of foods and nutrients in both promoting and inhibiting inflammation.
Course content appeared as the CPE Monthly in the February 2014 issue of Today's Dietitian. It was written by Mary Franz, MS, RDN, LDN, a research dietitian at Harvard University and a freelance health and science writer.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:
- Evaluate the mechanisms leading to the inflammatory response and that response’s role in disease development.
- Distinguish five foods or nutrients that may inhibit or reverse the inflammatory process.
- Assess the potential benefits of anti-inflammatory foods and nutrients to clients and patients.
- 2.00 CDR