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Brain Food

Discusses how foods and vitamins may improve memory and brain function. Describes how the DASH and Mediterranean diets may play a key role in brain health. Explains how food choices and supplements may play a role in Alzheimer’s disease and brain aging. Describes an optimal diet for brain health.
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Learning Objectives

 

  1. Identify the countries included in the Mediterranean region and discuss their traditional way of life.
  2. Describe the food-based guidelines that make up the Mediterranean pyramid.
  3. Explain the significance of physical activity, diet, and social interaction as part of the Mediterranean way of life.
  4. Discuss the research that supports the health benefits of the Mediterranean Diet with respect to heart disease, diabetes, obesity, cognitive function, cancer, and other chronic diseases.
  5. Describe how the Western diet and lifestyle can be modified to comply with Mediterranean lifestyle recommendations.
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Instructor A. St. Charles, Ph.D., R.D., L.D.N.
Contact Hours: 3
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Memory Loss & Forgetfulness

Identifies the memory changes that take place in normal aging. Discusses how mild cognitive impairment (MCI) differs from memory loss in normal aging and from dementia. Describes the cognitive and personality changes that take place in Alzheimer’s disease. Identifies cognitive and personality changes that occur in a range of non-Alzheimer’s disease dementias.
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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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Appetite Control & Suppression

Describes how appetite is normally regulated. Cites how appetite can become dysregulated and contribute to weight gain and obesity. Describes a range of factors that can influence appetite control. Identifies lifestyle interventions that can be used to regain appetite control. Identifies the role of appetitesuppressing medications.