This continuing education course explores the research on the health effects of cruciferous vegetable consumption, including its potential impact on inflammation, cancer, glycemic control, heart health, and hormone balance. It also addresses the most common concerns about cruciferous vegetables, particularly those related to thyroid health and digestion.
Course content appeared as the CPE Monthly in the June/July 2020 edition of Today’s Dietitian.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:
- Distinguish specific types of edible cruciferous vegetables.
- Evaluate six health benefits linked to cruciferous vegetable consumption.
- Assess common concerns associated with cruciferous vegetables.
Rachael Link, MS, RD, is a dietitian and nutrition writer based in New York. In addition to writing for a variety of health and wellness websites, she runs her own blog at www.nutrimental.co.
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.
- 2.00 CDR