Health Benefits of Apples
Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 2020, 4040
Suggested CDR performance Indicators: 7.2.6, 8.1.5, 8.4.2, 9.4.5
CPE Level 2
This continuing education course examines the nutritional content of apples, exploring their potential role in moderating chronic diseases, culinary uses for the fruit, and practical guidelines for recommending apples to patients.
Course content appeared as the CPE monthly in the September 2019 edition of Today's Dietitian.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be able to:
- Translate the nutritional components of apples.
- Assess the benefits of apple consumption in the management of chronic disease.
- Distinguish between the nutritional benefits of various components of apples.
- Compare the nutritional differences between forms of apple processing and recommend culinary preparations.
Kristin Sementelli, MS, RD, LDN, is a personal trainer and freelance writer based in Boston.
The author has no relevant 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