Nutrition and Neurology Update
Michael Greger, MD, FACLM
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.
Michael Greger, M.D.
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.
After completion of this web cast, participants should be able to discuss:
- How diet can affect Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease
- How plant-based diets can improve mood
- The interactions with vitamin B12 and the central nervous system