Understanding the role of nutrition in disease prevention and management will help your sales team position your products and services throughout the patient care continuum.
Additional Factors to Consider for a Healthy Diet
This module discusses the proper ranges of key dietary components including carbohydrates, protein, fat, sugar, salt, alcohol, caffeine, and water.
Dietary Aspects of Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes
Research indicates definite links between diet and risk for developing cardiovascular diseases, such as coronary artery disease and hypertension, as well as diabetes mellitus. This module describes the impact of diet on the development of these diseases.
Nutrients and Their Functions in the Body
This module discusses the six basic nutrient categories and their vital metabolic roles. We will also briefly discuss food components such as dietary fiber that are considered beneficial to health. For ease of learning, each category is considered separately, although none of them ever works alone.
Obesity, Exercise, and Weight Control
This module discusses the relationship between diet, obesity, and illness and describes the use of exercise and weight control in the prevention and treatment of obesity.
The Association Between Diet and Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases
Gastrointestinal (GI) problems affect the body's ability to absorb nutrients from food, which is what provides energy and maintains body tissues. Gastrointestinal problems include peptic ulcer disease, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticular disease, and celiac disease. This module will also review liver disease.
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