This continuing education course provides a brief review of research on the topic of nutrigenomics—how gene expression is influenced by diet and lifestyle factors such as food, nutrition, stress, and toxins.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:
- Differentiate between types of genetic studies and how to interpret them.
- Describe the role of methylation in gene regulation and what foods are associated with this process.
- Discuss nutrigenomic impact on disease conditions.
- Evaluate the RD’s role when working with clients and their genetic reports.
Course content was written by Sharyn Saftler, MPH, RDN, CD, a freelance nutrition and health content writer. Updated (2023) by Natalie Sexton, MS, RDN, LD, CSR, an RD and freelance writer specializing in renal nutrition and clinical dietetics.
The faculty and planners for this educational activity have no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.
An "ineligible company" includes any entity whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
In support of improving patient care, Great Valley Publishing Company is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
This activity will also award credit for dietetics (CDR CPEU).
RDs and DTRs are to select activity type 102 in their Activity Log. Sphere and Competency selection is at the learner’s discretion.
- 2.00 CDR