FP Essentials™

Issues in Nutrition

Edition #452 | January 2017

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In This Edition

  • Assess nutritional status in adult patients and use appropriate nutritional biomarkers in such evaluations.
  • Describe and compare various popular diets.
  • Explain to patients that dietary supplements are not required by the Food and Drug Administration to be proven safe or effective.
  • Counsel patients about the advantages and disadvantages of vitamin D, probiotics, protein supplements, and multivitamins.
  • Describe the characteristics of various types of carbohydrates to patients and compare them.
  • Explain the terms glycemic index and glycemic load.
  • Describe and compare the characteristics of various sweeteners.
  • Recommend effective nutritional interventions for patients with chronic liver disease.
  • Recognize and manage the nutritional issues associated with inflammatory bowel disease.
  • Diagnose and treat patients with celiac disease.
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