This continuing education course reviews the pathology of Lyme disease and its impact on nutrition. The role of traditional medical approaches to treatment and alternative therapies are explored along with the efficacy of different dietary patterns and supplementation.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:
Describe the pathology and effects of chronic Lyme disease.
Examine the role of botanical medicine in the treatment of Lyme disease.
Explain how alpha-gal syndrome affects dietary intake.
Assess potential vitamin deficiencies caused by Lyme disease.
Evaluate the impact of physical activity on vitality.
Suggested CDR Performance Indicators:
8.1.5, 8.4.4, 10.2.5, 10.4.4
CDR Activity Type:
Alexandria Hardy, RDN, LDN, is a corporate wellness consultant and freelance food and nutrition writer based in Pennsylvania.
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.