The pool of research on inflammation and the anti-inflammatory diet is growing. This research is highlighting the important role of diet and healthcare professionals (like dietitians) in preventing cancer. It also reveals some surprising connections between seemingly unrelated conditions such as arthritis, COPD, GERD, IBD, obesity and cancer. After attending this session, you will have a new tool to help you explain inflammation in a way your clients can understand. You will be aware of the results of current research on inflammation and the anti-inflammatory diet and the links between a variety of chronic diseases, inflammation and cancer.
Performance Indicators / Learning Objectives:
8.1.1 Interprets and applies evidence-based comparative standards for determining nutritional needs.
8.3.6 Keeps abreast of current nutrition and dietetics knowledge and trends.
9.3.5 Uses a variety of strategies to deliver a plan of care or learning plan.