General Nutrition

NEW: Rescuing Your Patients and Your Practice: A Reimbursable 15-Day WFPB Jumpstart

Ted Barnett, MD, FACLM

Dr. Barnett will discuss Rochester Lifestyle Medicine Institute’s medically-supervised 15-Day WFPBGet the blueprint for building a plant-based nutrition program in your practice. 

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 60 minutes.

This course earns 1.00 credits.

This course was released on 11/05/2020 and expires 08/06/2023.

NEW: Behavior Change

Karen Smith, RD

Learn about behavior change and how to help patients develop healthier habits.

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 30 minutes.

This course earns 0.50 credits.

This course was released on 02/15/2021 and expires 02/01/2024.

NEW: Culinary Medicine Series 1

Caroline Trapp, DNP, ANP-BC, CDCES, DipACLM, FAANP, Neal Barnard, MD, FACC, Vanita Rahman, MD, Jasmol Sardana, DO, FACLM, DipABLM, Maggie Neola, RD, LD

Learn about best practices for talking to patients about nutrition and how to incorporate fruits, vegetables, grains, and beans into their diet.

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 60 minutes.

This course earns 1.00 credits.

This course was released on 11/05/2020 and expires 08/06/2023.

NEW: Culinary Medicine Series 2

Neal Barnard, MD, FACC, Vanita Rahman, MD

Learn about key nutrients for patients following a plant-based diet, along with safe cookware and kitchen gadgets to set them up for success. 

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 60 minutes.

This course earns 1.00 credits.

This course was released on 11/05/2020 and expires 08/06/2023.

NEW: Culinary Medicine Series 3

Caroline Trapp, DNP, ANP-BC, CDCES, DipACLM, FAANP, Vanita Rahman, MD, Jasmol Sardana, DO, FACLM, DipABLM, Maggie Neola, RD, LD

Learn about what our culinary traditions teach us and how to help patients tune up the healthfulness of their meals. 

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 60 minutes.

This course earns 1.00 credits.

This course was released on 11/05/2020 and expires 08/06/2023.

NEW: Diet, Intestinal Microbiota, TMAO, and Cardio-Renal Disease Risk

W.H. Wilson Tang, MD

Learn about the link between gut health and cardiovascular disease and the role nutrition plays.

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 60 minutes.

This course earns 1.00 credits.

This course was released on 11/05/2020 and expires 08/06/2023.

NEW: Differences in Ad Libitum Calorie Intake Between a Low-Fat, Plant-Based Diet Versus an Animal-Based, Ketogenic Diet

Kevin Hall, PhD

Learn about the physiology of body weight regulation and how our bodies adapt to changes in diet.

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 60 minutes.

This course earns 1.00 credits.

This course was released on 11/05/2020 and expires 08/06/2023.

NEW: Eating as if the World Depends On It

David Katz, MD, MPH

This talk explores the role of dietary patterns and food choices on the health of people and the planet.

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 60 minutes.

This course earns 1.00 credits.

This course was released on 11/05/2020 and expires 08/06/2023.

NEW: Eating for the Planet: The Environmental Impacts of Dietary Choices

Martin Heller, PhD

Learn about the what the field of industrial ecology offers on the environmental impacts of our dietary choices.  

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 60 minutes.

This course earns 1.00 credits.

This course was released on 11/05/2020 and expires 08/06/2023.

NEW: Food, Health, and Environment: A Potential Pathway to a Double Win

Walter C. Willett MD, DrPH, Martin Heller, PhD

Learn about a path to sustainability through the foods we eat. 

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 60 minutes.

This course earns 1.00 credits.

This course was released on 11/05/2020 and expires 08/06/2023.

How to Talk to Your Patients About Nutrition

Jasmol Sardana, DO, FACLM, DipABLM

Learn about the importance of addressing nutrition in patient visits even when time is tight and explore evidence-based techniques for helping patients make lasting dietary changes. 

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 60 minutes.

This course earns 1.00 credits.

This course was released on 06/20/2019 and expires 06/19/2022.

NEW: Ketogenic Diets: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Lee Crosby, RD, LD

From diabetes to dementia, learn about the latest research on ketogenic diets.

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 60 minutes.

This course earns 1.00 credits.

This course was released on 11/05/2020 and expires 08/06/2023.

LGBTQIA Competency for the Health Care Professional

Anthony Dissen, MPH, MA, RDN, CPH

Learn about the unique health needs of the LGBTQ community, as well as food and nutrition practices that can improve health outcomes.

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 60 minutes.

This course earns 1.00 credits.

This course was released on 10/07/2020 and expires 10/07/2023.

NEW: Nutrition and Cardiometabolic Health: Which Diet Works Best and Why?

Hana Kahleova, MD, PhD

Learn about the benefits of a plant-based diet versus a Mediterranean diet for weight loss.

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 60 minutes.

This course earns 1.00 credits.

This course was released on 11/05/2020 and expires 08/06/2023.

NEW: Nutrition and Sex Hormones

Neal Barnard, MD, FACC, Christie Cobb, MD, FACOG

This talk explores the effect that foods have on our hormones and the surprising range of associated health problems. 

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 60 minutes.

This course earns 1.00 credits.

This course was released on 11/05/2020 and expires 08/06/2023.

NEW: Nutrition’s Role in Blood Pressure Regulation

Vanita Rahman, MD

Review the role of nutrition in the pathogenesis and management of hypertension. 

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 60 minutes.

This course earns 1.00 credits.

This course was released on 11/08/2020 and expires 08/06/2023.

NEW: Plant-Based Diets for Kidney Disease

Shivam Joshi, MD

Explore the benefits that plant-based diets have for patients with kidney disease. 

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 60 minutes.

This course earns 1.00 credits.

This course was released on 11/05/2020 and expires 08/06/2023.

NEW: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Pregnancy & Menopause: Integrating Nutrition Into Clinical Care

Christie Cobb, MD, FACOG

Learn about the role of nutrition in pregnancy, menopause, and polycystic ovary syndrome.

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 60 minutes.

This course earns 1.00 credits.

This course was released on 02/15/2021 and expires 02/01/2024.

Sodium and Potassium

Vanita Rahman, MD

Learn about the adverse health effects of excess sodium and inadequate potassium intake, as well as surprising sources of dietary sodium that can sabotage patients' efforts.

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 30 minutes.

This course earns 0.50 credits.

This course was released on 06/20/2019 and expires 06/19/2022.

NEW: Sorting Out Hormone Haywire: Nutrition for Diabetes, Thyroid Conditions, and Mood Disorders

Neal Barnard, MD, FACC

Learn how getting food-related hormone shifts back in balance can combat thyroid disease, blood sugar imbalances, and mood changes. 

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 60 minutes.

This course earns 1.00 credits.

This course was released on 11/05/2020 and expires 08/06/2023.

NEW: The Role of a Plant-Based Diet in the Prevention and Treatment of Crohn's Disease

Alan Desmond, MB, BCh, BAO, BMedSc, MRCPI, FRCP

Understand the importance of healthy dietary patterns in the pathophysiology and treatment of Crohn's disease.

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 60 minutes.

This course earns 1.00 credits.

This course was released on 11/05/2020 and expires 08/06/2023.

NEW: What’s Behind Nutrition Controversies? Making Sense of Science

Walter C. Willett MD, DrPH, David Katz, MD, MPH

Hear from two of the world’s leading nutrition experts on nutrition controversies including saturated fat and processed meat. 

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 60 minutes.

This course earns 1.00 credits.

This course was released on 11/05/2020 and expires 08/06/2023.

Hormone Haywire

Neal Barnard, MD, FACC

Did you know that diet can significantly influence hormone levels? Learn how certain dietary components, including dairy products and fiber, can influence plasma hormone concentrations--and what this means for patients.

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 30 minutes.

This course earns 0.50 credits.

This course was released on 10/22/2018 and expires 08/09/2021.

Keto Controversy: What You Need to Know

Lee Crosby, RD, LD

Are ketogenic diets healthy? Explore potential benefits--and risks--of this popular diet trend.

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 60 minutes.

This course earns 1.00 credits.

This course was released on 10/15/2018 and expires 08/09/2021.

The Blue Zones: Eating and Living Like the World's Longest-Lived People

Dan Buettner

Learn how the longest-lived people eat, exercise, and build community--and how you and your patients can adopt these strategies for health and longevity.

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 60 minutes.

This course earns 1.00 credits.

This course was released on 10/15/2018 and expires 08/09/2021.

The Overpromotion of Drugs in Preventive Medicine

Adriane Fugh-Berman, MD

Physicians are more aware of benefits than risks of statins and other drugs. How does the pharmaceutical industry affect perceptions of drugs and diseases, and how does this influence affect patient care? Dr. Fugh-Berman will discuss various tactics used by industry to manage medical knowledge.

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 30 minutes.

This course earns 0.50 credits.

This course was released on 10/15/2018 and expires 08/09/2021.

The Role of Diet in Preventing, Arresting, and Reversing Our Top 15 Killers

Michael Greger, MD, FACLM

Diet can prevent and treat some of the leading causes of death in the United States. Learn how in this engaging course.

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 30 minutes.

This course earns 0.50 credits.

This course was released on 10/15/2018 and expires 08/09/2021.

The Traditional Okinawan Diet, InflammAging and Longevity

Bradley J. Willcox, MD, MSc, FACP

Exciting new science is revealing just how inflammation impacts aging. Learn the effects of excess inflammation, and how to fight them with anti-inflammatory eating strategies.

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 60 minutes.

This course earns 1.00 credits.

This course was released on 10/15/2018 and expires 08/09/2021.

The Transformative Power of Lifestyle Medicine

Dean Ornish, MD

Comprehensive lifestyle changes can stop and even reverse the progression of certain conditions, including coronary heart disease and prostate cancer. Learn how to help patients make these changes, and why they work to fight disease.

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 60 minutes.

This course earns 1.00 credits.

This course was released on 10/16/2018 and expires 08/09/2021.

A Unifying Theory of Reversing Chronic Diseases

Dean Ornish, MD

This presentation discusses the power of comprehensive lifestyle changes, reviewing more than 30 years of research using high-tech, state-of-the-art measures to prove the power of low-tech, low-cost, and often ancient interventions. The presentation will also describe the medical and cost effectiveness of lifestyle change.

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 60 minutes.

This course earns 1.00 credits.

This course was released on 07/26/2019 and expires 07/26/2022.

Building Nutrition Into Your Practice

Robert Ostfeld, MD, Jamie Kane, MD, Michelle McMacken, MD, Danielle Belardo, MD

In this panel discussion, learn from leaders in the field about bringing plant-based nutrition into the clinic and educational programs. 

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 60 minutes.

This course earns 1.00 credits.

This course was released on 07/26/2019 and expires 07/26/2022.

Deconstructing Keto and Paleo Diets

Brenda Davis, RD

Separate fact from fiction when it comes to ketogenic and "paleo" diets in this engaging presentation. 

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 30 minutes.

This course earns 0.50 credits.

This course was released on 07/26/2019 and expires 07/26/2022.

Novel Models for Nutrition in Medical Practice

Baxter Montgomery, MD, Ted Barnett, MD, FACLM, Lee Crosby, RD, LD

Explore the impressive effects of whole-food, plant-based nutrition in cardiac and primary care, and learn ways physicians and dietitians can work together to optimize patient outcomes. 

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 60 minutes.

This course earns 1.00 credits.

This course was released on 07/26/2019 and expires 07/26/2022.

Plant-Powered Metabolism

Neal Barnard, MD, FACC, Hana Kahleova, MD, PhD

This presentation investigates the metabolic changes seen on a plant-based diet and how this impacts body weight and health. 

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 30 minutes.

This course earns 0.50 credits.

This course was released on 07/26/2019 and expires 07/26/2022.

Quick Topics: Weight Management, Cancer Risk Reduction, and Complete Nutrition

Susan Levin, MS, RD, CSSD, Lee Crosby, RD, LD, Minh Nguyen, MS, RD

Learn about plant-based nutrition for weight management and cancer risk reduction, as well as the basics of plant-based nutrition and nutrients of concern, in this collection of three bite-sized talks. 

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 60 minutes.

This course earns 1.00 credits.

This course was released on 07/26/2019 and expires 07/26/2022.

Soyfoods and Health: Proposed Benefits and Issues of Concern

Mark Messina, PhD, MS

Cut through the hype and learn the truth about the effects of soy on a variety of health conditions. 

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 30 minutes.

This course earns 0.50 credits.

This course was released on 07/26/2019 and expires 07/26/2022.

The Cheese Trap

Neal Barnard, MD, FACC

Why does cheese have such a strong hold on people--and what are the health impacts? Learn all about it in this engaging presentation.

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 30 minutes.

This course earns 0.50 credits.

This course was released on 07/26/2019 and expires 07/26/2022.

The Role of Plant Based Diets in Kidney Disease

Sean Hashmi, MD, MS, FASN

This presentation describes evidenced-based practices for slowing the progression of kidney disease and dietary recommendations for both chronic kidney disease and dialysis patients.

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 30 minutes.

This course earns 0.50 credits.

This course was released on 07/26/2019 and expires 07/26/2022.

Unleashing the Power of Plant-Based Diets

Brenda Davis, RD

This talk addresses the importance of nutrition in overall health and specific diet changes for chronic disease reversal.

The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study is 30 minutes.

This course earns 0.50 credits.

This course was released on 07/26/2019 and expires 07/26/2022.