Tart Cherries

Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 2010, 2100, 3100, 4060
Suggested CDR Performance Indicators: 8.2.4, 10.4.1
CPE Level 2
CDR Activity Type 740

This continuing education course reviews the inflammatory process with regard to disease and unaccustomed exercise, the role of tart cherries and tart cherry juice as antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agents, and clinical trials to date that have studied the effects of tart cherries in athletic and clinical settings.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:

  1. Identify tart cherries and tart cherry juice as excellent sources of anthocyanins that have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
  2. Explain the inflammatory response from unaccustomed exercise.
  3. State the mechanism of tart cherries as a therapeutic agent for recovery from intense exercise and inflammatory diseases and in the treatment of inflammatory diseases.
  4. Provide recommendations for tart cherry consumption to benefit patients and clients.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 CDR
Course opens: 
09/08/2016
Course expires: 
09/07/2019
CE Club cost:
$12.00
Cost:
$24.00
Rating: 
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Sharon Collison, MS, RD, LDN, CSSD is an instructor of clinical nutrition in the department of behavioral health and nutrition at the University of Delaware 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.

Available Credit

  • 2.00 CDR

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/08/2016
Course expires: 
09/07/2019

Price

CE Club cost:
$12.00
Cost:
$24.00
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