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Nutritional and Integrative Strategies in Cardiovascular Medicine

Nutritional and Integrative Strategies in Cardiovascular Medicine

Clinicians need this exciting book! Despite aggressive pharmaceutical and surgical interventions, coronary artery disease (CAD) is still the number #1 killer. Learn evidence-based nutrition and integrative therapies by leading experts in cardiovascular medicine. Topics include: nutrigenomics, omega-3s and other fats, gender-specific medicine, nutraceuticals, drug-nutrient interactions, toxins that affect Lyme carditis, and statin drug side effects, plus many other topics.


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Stephen Sinatra, MD and Mark Houston, MD and 22 contributing authors
Course Expiration Date: Apr-14-2026
Course Performance Indicators: 1.5.3, 2.3.1, 8.1.2, 9.4.1, 10.2.9
Product Name

Book Only (2590)

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30 CE Online Test Only (W2591)

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30 CE Book & Online Test (W2592)

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Book Details

Author Stephen Sinatra, MD and Mark Houston, MD and 22 contributing authors
Year Published 2022
Edition 2nd Edition
Publisher CRC Press
ISBN 978-0367685010
Format Paperback
Page Count 414
CDR Activity Numbers
  • 30 CE Online Test Only: 175874
  • 30 CE Book & Online Test: 175874

Course Objectives

Level 2 & 3 CPE 

CPE Type: 740 Online/Web-based 

Upon successful completion, the users will be able to:

1. Identify five lifestyle factors that can help prevent coronary heart disease by 80%.

2. List ten foods or nutrients proven to reduce cardiovascular risk or death.

3. Describe one cardiovascular effect for each of the following: nattokinase, quercetin, berberine, niacin, hibiscus tea, garlic, and krill oil.

4. Identify the saturated fat carbon length that has an adverse effect on serum lipids and CHD risk.

5. Name three dietary supplements known to lower lipoprotein a level.

6. Discuss the significance to CV disease of the loss of nitric oxide (NO) production.

7. Describe the CV effects of the following nutrients: magnesium, vitamin C, vitamin D, and coenzyme Q10.

8. Describe the role of mitochondria on heart function.

9. Discuss two benefits from the 2013 Mayo Clinic Proceedings on post-myocardial infarction patients taking L-carnitine.

10. Identify two signs each of when a man or woman experiences a heart attack.

11. Give two reasons why it takes approximately seventeen years for research clinical evidence to be used in clinical practice.

12. Describe the role of zonulin in GI health and identify two triggers for its release.

13. Discuss two ways lead affects the CV system and identify three supplements that can prevent damage by lead.

14. Describe three ways dental health can negatively affect CV health.

15. Identify and discuss the significance of two nutrients that regulate cell division and the body’s response to B- and T-cell response to COVID-19.

16. Discuss the CV Influence of the following herbals: hawthorn, grape seed extract, and horse chestnut.

Recommended For...

Registered Dietitian (RD/RDN)
Dietetics Technician Registered (DTR/NDTR)
Certified Diabetes Care & Education Specialists (CDCES)
Registered Nurse (RN)
Integrative & Functional Nutrition Academy Professional

Why We Chose This Book

This book was edited and written by 22 experts in the integrative cardiovascular field. It contains the newest evidence-based research on the development, delay, or reversal of CV disease. 

About the Author

Dr. Stephen Sinatra is a board-certified cardiologist with over 40 years of experience treating CV disease. He is an assistant clinical professor of medicine at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine in Farmington, CT.

Dr. Mark Houston is an associate clinical professor of medicine at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, director of the Hypertension Institute and Vascular biology, and medical director of the Division of Human Nutrition at St Thomas Medical group in Nashville.