Nutrition and Neurology Update

Michael Greger, MD, FACLM

Expires: 12/31/2016
Credits: 1.00 credit

Summary:

Dr. Greger will describe the dietary approaches to Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, how to avoid the adverse effects of a vitamin B12 deficiency on the central nervous system, and will discuss the leading hypothesis as to why plant-based diets seem to elevate mood.

For dietitians to earn continuing education units, this web cast must be viewed with and discussed among at least 2 other medical professionals.

Planner/Presenter:

Michael Greger, M.D.

Founder, NutritionFacts.org

Director of Public Health and Animal Agriculture, Humane Society of the United States

The Learning Process:

Participants are expected to watch the video, reflect on its content, and complete the CME self-assessment and CME evaluation. Only upon completing this process will a participant's continuing education certificate be generated. The estimated time a learner will need to complete this self-study activity is 1 hour.

Objectives:

After completion of this web cast, participants should be able to discuss:

  1. How diet can affect Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease
  2. How plant-based diets can improve mood
  3. The interactions with vitamin B12 and the central nervous system

This course is currently expired. The course content cannot be viewed and no credits can be earned at this time. If you completed the course before it expired on 12/31/2016, you can still download your certificate of completion.