Coffee: How Healthful Is It?

Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 2010, 5150, 5160, 5190; Level 2
Suggested CDR Performance Indicators: 8.3.6

This continuing education course explores the health implications of coffee consumption. The relationship between coffee intake and several major diseases such as hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and osteoporosis is discussed. The association between coffee consumption and mortality is also explained.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. State the societal and economic implications of coffee.
  2. Describe the association of coffee consumption with several major diseases such as hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and osteoporosis.
  3. Discuss the impact of coffee consumption on overall mortality.
  4. Explain the effect of filter paper in relation to coffee’s impact on cholesterol.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 CDR
Course opens: 
08/11/2017
Course expires: 
08/10/2020
CE Club cost:
$12.00
Cost:
$24.00
Rating: 
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Linda Tsai, MS, RD, CNSC, CCS, is a California-based clinical dietitian specializing in nutrition support who works in the ICU and neonatal ICU.

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.

Available Credit

  • 2.00 CDR

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
08/11/2017
Course expires: 
08/10/2020

Price

CE Club cost:
$12.00
Cost:
$24.00
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