Health Benefits of Tea — Learn About the Effects of Tea on Health, Including Its Role in the Prevention of Many Diseases
Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 2010, 5160, 5190
Suggested CDR Performance Indicators: 8.3.6
CPE Level 2
CDR Activity Type 720
This continuing education course examines relevant research investigations, epidemiologic studies, and meta-analyses of tea’s effects on health, including its role in the prevention of many diseases.
Course content appeared as the CPE Monthly in the May 2017 edition of Today’s Dietitian.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:
- Evaluate the health benefits of tea drinking and the role of food processing in tea nutrition.
- Assess the protective associations of tea drinking with selected risk factors for cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, and neurodegenerative diseases.
- Distinguish the biological mechanisms underlying the health benefits of tea drinking.
- Analyze the health implications of consuming tea flavonoids in the form of a beverage vs supplementation.
Arpita Basu, PhD, RD, is an associate professor in the department of nutritional sciences at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater.
The author has no relevent disclosures to report regarding this program. She has certified that no conflicts of interest exists for this program. View our disclosure policy.
- 2.00 CDR