2-hour On-Demand: Longevity & Diet


Price: $30 (or Free with Membership)

Course Description:

  • Is there such a thing as a longevity diet? Increasingly, studies suggest the answer is yes. Around the world, certain groups of people enjoy exceptionally long lives. Statistics show that those who typically eat vegetarian diets outlive their neighbors by four to seven years on average. Why are some groups more lucky than others? A growing body of evidence suggests that diet is one of the important contributors to longevity and healthy living. This course explores the current body of evidence on the relationship between diet and longevity. The following diets will be covered: Mediterranean diet, Alkaline diet, Japanese diet, Vegetarian diet, CR (calorie restriction) science, and Blue Zones – diet and lifestyle for longevity. Additionally, the updated dietary guidelines will be reviewed.
  • Pharmacist information: ACPE UAN: 0826-9999-16-011-H01-P, IRD: 5-25-16, ERD: 5-25-19. Application based activity.
Course Objectives:

  • Explain how dietary patterns influence behavior and risk for diseases
  • Discuss how dietary macronutrient intake impacts physical health.
  • Describe how addiction to sweet, fatty, and salty foods promotes obesity and disease.
  • List the diets shown to enhance longevity and prevent disease.
  • State how the information in this course can be utilized to improve patient care and patient outcomes.

Contact Hours: 2

Who Should Take this Course:

  • Target Audience: Pharmacists, Dietitians, and Physical and Occupational Therapy professionals.
  • Credit Hours Awarded for: Nursing professionals and other medical professionals.

Certificate Requirements:

  • Completion of course materials.
  • Completion of course post-test (70%) and course evaluation.

Faculty: Heather Brady, PhD, RD, LD

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