An introduction to how nutrition and genetics interact to influence our overall health and longevity. Upon completion of this course, you will have a greater understanding of:
- Describe Nutrigenetics/Nutrigenomics
- Discuss how diet and lifestyle influence gene expression
- Describe what dietary factors alter normal gene expression
- State what can we do to optimize healthy gene expression
Course Access: On Demand – the course is available for 1 year. Subscription – the course is available as long as you have the account. You can start and stop the course at any time.
Continuing Education available for: Athletic Trainer, Doctor of Chiropractic, Occupational Therapy
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Disclosure: No relevant information to disclose Content disclosure:
This course does not focus on any product or service.
Outline: (1 hour)
The Nature vs. Nurture Debate – 3 min
The “Drain” Analogy – 3 min
Genetics – 5 min
Gene Expression Review – 5 min
Nutrigenics & Nutrigenomics – 2 min
How does lifestyle alter DNA modulation – 5 min
Agouti Mouse Study – 3 min
Foods as Modulators – 5 min
Inflammatory Foods – 2 min
Avoid Negative Environmental Factors – 10 min
Q & A – 8 min
Continuing Education regulations may change. Please verify information with your licensure board.
Athletic Trainers: WebExercises is an approved provider for the BOC, provider P10199. This course is approved in all states for Athletic Trainers. WebExercises is approved in Florida and Arizona and attendance will be filed with CE Broker. Topic: Intermediate
Doctor of Chiropractic course approval: (see approval information below) Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia (approval 2021-691 Health/Wellness), Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee (board reviewed and approved), Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wyoming. PACE approval: ID # 9497 – 1 hour
WebExercises is recognized by the PACE program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards. PACE (Providers of Approved Continuing Education) is a Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards (FCLB) organization. Approved providers offer the highest standards of education and abide by guidelines and standards outlined by PACE to maintain approval status. Courses need to be listed with PACE and receive an approval number. PACE approved providers are accepted by the following Chiropractic State Boards: Alaska, Connecticut, DC, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wyoming.
CCE accredited Chiropractic College: WebExercises is sponsored by a CCE accredited Chiropractic College, Cleveland University-Kansas City. This course meets the appropriate standards for continuing education and qualifies for 1 CEUs (hour) in the following states: Colorado, Delaware, Illinois, Michigan.
Occupational Therapy: Course abides by regulatory guidelines of your board for continuing education. Please review your board guidelines before taking a course for CE credit to make sure the course is germane to your profession and fulfills requirements. Arkansas, Idaho, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin.
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