Nutrigenetics — Building a Platform for Dietitians to Offer Personalized Nutrition
Suggested CDR Learning Codes:2000, 2050, 2090, 3005, 3060, 4040, 5160, 5190, 5370; Level 3
This continuing education course provides an overview of the nutrigenetics field, discusses the evidence supporting the link between genotype and specific nutrient needs, and reviews the current data highlighting the relationship between genotype and specific chronic diseases.
Course content was written by Megan D. Baumler, PhD, RD, CD, a professor and the director of the graduate program in dietetics at Mount Mary College in Milwaukee.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be able to:
- Explain the basis of the genetic differences between individuals and how these differences may affect disease risk in response to diet.
- Assess the current state of the nutrigenetics field.
- Provide specific examples of how genotype may affect nutrient requirements or chronic disease risk.
- Formulate a plan to contribute to the advancement of personalized nutrition based on nutrigenetics.
- 2.00 CDR