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Skinny Liver

A Proven Program to Prevent and Reverse the New Silent Epidemic—Fatty Liver Disease, 1st Edition

Kristin Kirkpatrick, MS, RD, LD with Ibrahim Hanouneh, MD
Course Expiration Date: Jun-30-2020

Excellent book!  A silent health crisis is impacting 33% of Americans—nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. If your liver becomes overwhelmed, it can lead to fatigue, weight gain, liver disease, diabetes, and autoimmune disease. Written by an expert integrative RD, nutrition manager at the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute along with a hepatic physician.

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Description

Excellent book!  A silent health crisis is impacting 33% of Americans—nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. If your liver becomes overwhelmed, it can lead to fatigue, weight gain, liver disease, diabetes, and autoimmune disease. Written by an expert integrative RD and nutrition manager at the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute along with a hepatic physician. Kristin gives diet, lifestyle, and supplement guidelines to prevent and even reverse liver issues.

Course Objectives

Suggested Performance Indicators: 2.1.3, 4.1.2, 6.1.2, 8.1.1, 8.1.2, 10.2.4

Upon successful completion, the users will be able to:

1. Explain three major functions of the liver.

2. Discuss four ways a person can contract non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

3. Identify three ways stress can make you vulnerable to liver disorders.

4. Identify five drugs or herbs that can be toxic to the liver.

5. Discuss the benefits of exercise on the function and health of the liver.

6. Counsel giving more accurate and individualized nutritional care to patients with liver toxicities on how to change their nutrition and lifestyle choices to improve longevity and good health. 

Learning Codes

  • (2000) Science of food and nutrition
  • (2050) Genetics
  • (2060) Immunology
  • (2070) Macronutrients: carbohydrate, fat, protein, fiber, water
  • (2100) Nutritional biochemistry
  • (2110) Physiology, exercise physiology
  • (3000) Nutrition assessment & Diagnosis
  • (3005) Nutrition Diagnosis
  • (3010) Assessment methodology
  • (4040) Disease prevention
  • (4060) Exercise, fitness, and sports nutrition
  • (5000) Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • (5240) Hepatic disorders
  • (5370) Weight management, obesity

Recommended for...

  • Registered Dietitian (RD/RDN)
  • Dietetics Technician Registered (DTR/NDTR)
  • Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)
  • Integrative & Functional Nutrition Academy Professional

Book Details

Author Kristin Kirkpatrick, MS, RD, LD with Ibrahim Hanouneh, MD
Year Published 2017
Edition 1st Edition
Publisher Da Capo Lifelong Books
ISBN 978-0738219165
Format Hardback
Page Count 304

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Why we chose this book

This book brings new awareness to dietitians about liver issues that affect a growing number of Americans. The authors are highly qualified and their clinical experience and researched evidence bring unique physiology to our awareness so we can better help our clients.

About the Author

Kristin Kirkpatrick, MS, RD, LD is the manager of Nutrition Services at the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute.

Ibrahim Hanouneh, MD, is a gastroenterologist and hepatologist with liver transplant experience, now practicing in Minnesota.