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Nutrition for Health Promotion Part 1: Terminology & ApplicationsFREE
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Understanding the Factors of Lifestyle Intervention
This webinar is Part 1 of a 2-part series.
More and more exercise and health professionals are working closely with clients with chronic diseases related to their lifestyle. It’s important to provide these clients evidence-based information on what to do, how to do it and direction on referrals while guiding them through lifestyle change.
Personalized nutrition uses diagnostic tools to identify how a person’s unique molecular and genetic profile might predispose them to or protect them from certain diseases. This information can then be used to tailor interventions i.e. diet, exercise, medication, etc. While personalized nutrition plans are outside the scope of practice for exercise professionals, a better understanding of what genetic and epigenetic factors may impact a client’s lifestyle, disease risk and ultimately their health is essential to providing the best care and service. In this webinar, you will learn some of the terminology used in personalized health exploration and review applications of personalized lifestyle interventions.
Led by Dominique Adair, MS., RD., a nutrition and fitness advisor, public speaker, educator, writer and President of Adair Fitness & Nutrition along with Alison Steiber, Ph.D., a registered dietician nutritionist and Chief Science Officer at the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics, this two-part series will provide an introduction to biological and genetic factors that affect your clients so that you can better help them along their journey toward better health.
Upon completion, you will be able to:
• Understand the terminology used in discussion of personalized medicine
• Cite several examples of personalized health interventions in operation today
• Understand lifestyle interventions, specifically nutrition, as they relate to individualized dietary education
• Identify some of the stakeholders in this area of scientific development
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