Nutrition & Healthy Lifespan - Streaming Video only *NO CE - 4 Hours

Lists key nutritional factors that are essential for a healthy brain throughout the lifespan. Explains how inflammation can contribute to depression and other psychiatric disorders. Describes how poor gut health and an altered gut microbiota could lead to neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative consequences. Outlines the components of an anti-inflammatory diet to improve mental and cognitive health, as well as the strength of evidence to support the use of dietary supplements. Explains the link between stress and anxiety and food intake. Describes how the information in this course can be utilized to improve patient care and patient outcomes.

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Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the role of genetics vs. lifestyle in the aging process.
  2. Explain how key hallmarks of aging can be influenced by eating healthy foods in a healthy manner.
  3. Outline the research supporting the benefits of caloric restriction, intermittent fasting, and time-restricted eating.
  4. Describe the optimal amounts, types, and distribution of protein intake to maintain muscle health and functional independence.
  5. Outline the most common nutritional deficiencies in older patients and the role of obesity in accelerating the aging process.
  6. Discuss the role of prebiotics, probiotics, and gastro-intestinal health in older patients.
  7. Describe how this course would help professionals in dietetic, nursing, mental health, pharmacy, dentistry, occupational therapy, and physical therapy to improve patient care outcomes.
Products specifications
Instructor G. Willett, Ph.D., R.D.