Integrative & Functional Medical Nutrition Therapy
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Latest nutrition wisdom and practical guide to the philosophy and principles of the integrative and functional practice of medicine for medical professionals, dietitians, and healthcare systems. Nutrition plays a key role in restoring and maintaining wellness and delaying chronic diseases. This text reviews the latest studies in nutritional biochemistry, the effects of toxicants, stress, sleep deprivation, latent nutritional deficiencies, limited physical movement, and specific interventions in MNT. Each chapter is written by an expert in the field - 69 contributors.
YOU NEED THIS TEXTBOOK! This textbook is what I've always needed, and it FINALLY EXISTS. It is by far the most useful nutrition textbook I've ever had, and I know for a fact I will reference it often. If you practice integrative or functional nutrition, this is a must. And if you're interested in learning more about integrative-functional nutrition, then this is something you'll need to expand your knowledge base. R. Foroutan, Amazon 8/7/2020
This book takes a deep dive into the most current wisdom of nutrition science that every practitioner needs to be aware of in order to provide effective care. Each chapter is written by a top expert in the field and provides a detailed overview highlighting the essential role of nutrition in restoring and maintaining wellness. Case studies, insider tips, patient handouts and practitioner resources, not found anywhere else, make this an extremely valuable publication that you will turn to on many occasions. Wellness Essentials, Amazon 7/16/2020
Excellent. There is no doubt that the content of the book is essential... I feel hugely grateful to the authors of the book. Gabriel F, MD, Amazon 9/10/2020
Combined total of 50 CE Hour ONLINE courses! Part 1 is 30 CE hours and Part 2 is 20 CE hours. Order separately or both parts. Please order the 1121-page book directly from Amazon.
Levels 2 & 3 CPE
Suggested Performance Indicators: 1.1.3, 1.2.1, 1.2.2, 1.3.3, 1.3.4, 2.1.3, 2.2.1, 3.3.3, 4.1.1, 4.1.2, 4.2.2, 4.2.3, 4.2.5, 4.2.6, 4.2.7, 4.2.9, 6.1.8, 6.2.1, 6.2.3, 6.2.5, 6.3.8, 6.3.11, 8.1.1, 8.1.2, 8.1.3, 8..4, 8.1.5, 8.2.1, 8.2.4, 8.3.1, 8.3.5, 8.3.7, 8.4.4, 10.1.1, 10.2.1, 10.2.4, 10.3.1, 10.4.1, 10.4.4, 10.4.5, 11.4.11, 2.3.1
CPE Type: 720 for Printed/Paper Tests, 740 for Web-based/Online Tests
Part 1 Objectives
Upon successful completion, the users will be able to:
1. Discuss three reasons for the “double burden of disease” in the U.S. and world populations.
2. Define and give an example of a “direct” laboratory test.
3. Identify the best biomarkers to assess long-term folate status and copper status.
4. Assess which other nutrient deficiencies may occur when either zinc or magnesium is especially low.
5. Discuss the estimated current ratio of omega-6 to omega-3 in the U.S. diet and what scientists believe is the optimum ratio.
6. Explain an important structural function of cholesterol.
7. List three important nutrients shown to prevent age-related macular degeneration.
8. Describe the detoxification function of the liver and name two foods that help support the body’s ability to detox.
9. Name the three major systems that control epigenetics.
10. Identify the form of vitamin B12 that can bypass polymorphisms in transporters.
11. List three nutrients that are usually deficient in populations with high rates of tuberculosis.
12. Describe the physiologic processes involved in ketosis.
13. Name the food protein known to activate zonulin.
14. Discuss two benefits of healthy gut microbiota and three ways to achieve a healthier GI.
15. Discuss one positive health benefit of each: Brazil nuts, vitamin D, pectin, tart cherries, chamomile, vitamin B6, and black pepper.
16. Identify one possible health issue associated with each: gluten and nightshade vegetables.
17. Name the gene that 90 percent of children with autism have a SNP variant on it.
18. Describe three health benefits of EPA and DHA.
19. List two nutrient deficiencies associated with autism spectrum disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
20. Identify four characteristics of metabolic syndrome for men.
21. Discuss one health benefit of the nutraceuticals: selenium, pantothenic acid, alpha-lipoic acid, and folate.
22. Identify the vitamin, along with other factors, that supports circadian rhythm.
23. List two exercise guidelines/goals recommended by WHO, Mayo Clinic, and fitness organizations.
24. Identify the main contributing factor for the development of sarcopenia.
Part 2 Objectives
Upon completion of this course, users will be able to:
1. Describe three elements of the integrative and functional MNT redial and explain the role of the nutrition care process.
2. Identify the skin condition in children associated with metabolic syndrome.
3. Discuss two conditions of the fingernails that indicate nutrient deficiencies.
4. Match the following symptoms with their nutrient deficiency: epiphyseal enlargement without pain, fiery red tongue, and tinnitus.
5. Discuss the incidence of undiagnosed sleep apnea and adult sedentary lifestyle.
6. Identify a marinade for meat grilling that can help reduce advanced glycation end products in meats.
7. Discuss two health consequences of trans fats in foods.
8. Identify two nutrients that may become insufficient when eating a low-FODMAP diet.
9. List three ayurvedic principles related to food and eating.
10. Discuss blood pressure and blood sugar levels that indicate increased risk for cardiovascular or heart disease.
11. Describe why meat glue in persons with intestinal permeability may affect celiac disease or dermatitis herpetiformis.
12. Discuss three nutritional interventions for treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
13. Identify three supplements that can be used to reduce small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO)?
14. Discuss which nutrient is used for the following: antioxidant that helps clear mucus in the lungs, decreases fibrosing of the lungs in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), and increases apoptosis when using chemotherapy.
15. Identify which nutrient may be deficient in each: asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, purpura, and low alkaline phosphatase.
16. Identify the percent of incidence of SIBO in people 60 to 80 years old and give two reasons why this may occur.
Why we chose this book
These highly qualified editors/authors have written an excellent book. Their evidence-based research coupled with their extensive years of clinical experience, have created a very detailed, readable, and interesting text.
About the author
Diana Noland, MPH, RDN, CCN, has been a nutrition clinician and functional medicine practitioner for over 20 years. She is in private practice at the Sequoia Family Medicine in Burbank, CA.
Jeanne Drisko, MD, is Professor Emeritus, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS.
Leigh Wagner, PhD, MS, RDN, LD is in the Department of Dietetics and Nutrition, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS.