Beauty and Nutrition — Evidence-Based Dietary Practices Can Help Patients Look and Feel Their Best
Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 3100, 4000, 5090, 5420
Suggested CDR Performance Indicators: 8.1.4, 8.3.6, 10.4.4, 12.2.1
CPE Level 2
CDR Activity Type 720
This continuing education course identifies and examines current evidence about the role of nutrition in beauty. It explores the effect of dietary interventions and appropriate supplementation on reducing acne and wrinkles, managing skin dryness, and strengthening hair and nails.
Course content appeared as the CPE Monthly in the September 2016 issue of Today’s Dietitian.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:
- Assess the impact of nutrients and diet on physical appearance.
- Distinguish key foods that can help reduce acne, improve the appearance of wrinkles, reduce skin dryness, and strengthen hair and nails.
- Apply evidence-based information on beauty and nutrition to daily dietary practice.
- Suggest dietary supplements that may help improve overall appearance.
Ana Gabriela Reisdorf, MS, RD, CDE is a Lake Forest, California nutrition consultant, writer, and editor of the diet review website RateMyDiets.com.
The author reports the following relevant disclosure: she serves as a consultant to Hum Nutrition, Inc. She has certified that no conflict of interest exists for this course. View our disclosure policy.
- 2.00 CDR