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The Physiological Connections Between Diet & Sleep and Associated Risks for Developing Chronic Diseases
This webinar will cover the evidence related to the role of sleep in the development of chronic diseases. The influence of diet and physical activity in this relationship will be covered to illustrate the interconnectedness of lifestyle behaviors and their impact on chronic disease risk. This talk will feature information on the cyclical nature of the sleep-diet/physical activity relationship.

Performance Indicators* / Learning Objectives:

6.3.1 Accurately and ethically shares research findings with a variety of audiences.

8.1.2 Integrates knowledge of biological, physical, and social sciences with knowledge of food and nutrition to make decisions related to nutrition care.

8.1.5 Demonstrates knowledge of nutrient requirements throughout the lifespan, and their role in health promotion and disease prevention.

*This course has been approved for continuing education for Registered Dietitian Nutritionists and Dietetic Technicians, Registered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).

Aug 18, 2022 02:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Marie-Pierre St-Onge, Ph.D, CCSH, FAHA
Associate Professor of Nutritional Medicine, Director of Columbia University Irving Medical Center Sleep center of Excellence
Dr. St-Onge is the founding Director of the Sleep center of excellence ~ Connecting day & night rhythms, at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. The overall focus of her research is the study of the impact of lifestyle, specifically sleep and diet, on cardio-metabolic risk factors. Dr. St-Onge has been NIH-funded since 2008, conducting innovative, cutting-edge clinical research combining her expertise on sleep, nutrition, and energy balance regulation to address questions relating to the role of circadian rhythms, including sleep duration and timing as well as meal timing and eating patterns, on cardio-metabolic risk. She has strong expertise in the conduct of controlled inpatient and outpatient studies of sleep and dietary manipulations.