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Vitamin D: Vitamin, Hormone, & Protector

Discusses the historical incidents that led to the discovery of vitamin D. Recognizes the synthesis and function of various forms of inactive and active vitamin D. Describes the role that vitamin D may play in the physiological function of various systems. Lists the current guidelines for supplementation of vitamin D. Lists the blood levels that define the various categories of vitamin D deficiency and sufficiency. Identifies the best food sources of vitamin D.
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Learning Objectives

 

  1. Discuss the historical incidents that led to the discovery of vitamin D.
  2. Recognize the synthesis and function of various forms of inactive and active vitamin D.
  3. Describe the role that vitamin D may play in the physiological function of various systems.
  4. List the current guidelines for supplementation of vitamin D.
  5. List the blood levels that define the various categories of vitamin D deficiency and sufficiency.
  6. Identify the best food sources of vitamin D.
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Instructor A. St. Charles, Ph.D., R.D., L.D.N.
Contact Hours: 3
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Discusses the role of gluten in celiac disease and non-celiac glucose sensitivity. Lists the main food sources of gluten. Identifies the neuropsychiatric components of the gut-brain link to gluten sensitivity. Describes the possible role of the microbiome in gluten sensitivity. Lists the components of a gluten-free diet. Identifies the potential disadvantages of eliminating gluten from the diet.
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Eating Right at Midlife & Beyond

Recognizes the physiological changes that typically occur with age. Describes the programmed and error theories of aging. Recognizes the contribution of genetics to individual lifespan. Explains oxidative stress and the role of antioxidants in combating it. Lists the sources of antioxidants and the foods that provide the best antioxidant benefits. Outlines a healthy eating plan for older adults.
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Probiotics

Describes probiotics and their relationship to bacteria, yeasts, parasites, and viruses. Discusses how probiotics affect the healthy immune system. Explains antibiotics and antibiotic resistance. Describes how probiotics can be helpful in preventing and treating certain diseases and conditions. Identify good food sources of probiotics and prebiotics. Identify how to select probiotic supplements considering their risks and benefits. Describes how healthcare professionals can use this information to improve patient education and outcomes.