151. Detoxification: Evaluating the Science and Implications for Practice

2019 FNCE Sessions recordings

This session will help attendees to understand exposure to environmental toxicants and their health implications, critically assess the science and evidence behind detoxification, and evaluate ways to use these assessments to guide their practice.

  • SKU FNCE19151
Member Price
$24.00
Nonmember Price
$54.00

This products is free for those who attended FNCE® 2019.

Detoxification diets generate great interest among dietetics practitioners and consumers. This session will help attendees to understand exposure to environmental toxicants and their health implications, critically assess the science and evidence behind detoxification, and evaluate ways to use these assessments to guide their practice.

Planned with the Committee for Lifelong Learning

CPEU: 1.5
CPE Level: 2- Intermediate
Learning Need Codes: 2080, 3100, 5420

Performance Indicators:

  • 10.4.3 Evaluates, educates and counsels on the interrelationship and impact of pharmacotherapy on nutrient absorption.
  • 10.4.4 Makes recommendations for the appropriate use of vitamin and mineral supplementation in the management of health and disease.
  • 7.2.1 Applies knowledge of biological, physical or chemical properties that may cause food to be unsafe for human and animal consumption.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe detoxification systems within the body, including normal mechanisms in the liver and the liver's response to detoxification diets.
  • Discuss the relationship between compounds in foods and their packaging and potential health hazards, and discuss how to decrease exposures.
  • Identify how detoxification diets are used in dietetic practice as substantiated by science-based and practice-based evidence.

Moderator

  • Kathleen Zelman, MPH, RDN, LD

Speakers

  • Hope Barkoukis, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND
  • Mary Purdy, MS, RDN
  • Windy Boyd, PhD, MPH, RDN
  • SKU FNCE19151