Curcumin and Inflammatory Diseases: Learn About Its Potential Role in Prevention and Treatment
Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 2010, 2020, 4040; Level 2
Suggested CDR Performance Indicators: 8.3.6, 10.4.1, 10.4.4
This continuing education course reviews inflammation’s impact on most chronic disease states, curcumin’s potential role in preventing and treating these diseases, curcumin’s main mechanisms of action, and evidence-based recommendations for dietary intake of curcumin that RDs can provide to their clients.
Course content appeared as the CPE Monthly in the September 2014 issue of Today’s Dietitian.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:
- Identify chronic inflammation’s role in predisposition to illness, including neurodegenerative, cardiovascular, pulmonary, metabolic, autoimmune, and neoplastic diseases.
- Identify curcumin’s mechanisms of action on the inflammatory process and various disease states.
- Make recommendations for curcumin consumption to benefit patients and clients.
Sharon Collison, MS, RD, LDN, CSSD is a dietitian in a private practice and a freelance writer in Newark, Delaware.
The author has no relevant disclosures to report regarding this program. She has certified that no conflict of interest exists for this program. View our disclosure policy.
- 2.00 CDR