The Role of Nutrition in Supporting the Immune System Relative to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Role of Nutrition in Supporting the Immune System Relative to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Dr. Meydani will provide a general overview of nutrition and immunity, properties of COVID-19 infection and then focus on what is known about role of nutrition in COVID 19 prevention and/or treatment or can be learned from experience with other closely related viral infections.

  • Release Date: October 21, 2020
  • SKU FNCE20110
Member Price
$24.00
Nonmember Price
$54.00

In this session, Dr. Meydani will provide a general overview of nutrition and immunity, properties of COVID-19 infection and then focus on what is known about role of nutrition in COVID 19 prevention and/or treatment or can be learned from experience with other closely related viral infections.

Planned with the Committee for Lifelong Learning.

CPEU: 1.0
CPE Level: Level 2

Performance Indicators

  • 8.3.6 Keeps abreast of current nutrition and dietetics knowledge and trends.
  • 8.1.2 Applies knowledge of food and nutrition as well as the biological, physical and social sciences in practice.
  • 8.3.6 Keeps abreast of current nutrition and dietetics knowledge and trends.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the role of key nutrients and foods in supporting the immune system in humans.
  • Describe the potential of specific nutrients to provide protection against infection with COVID 19.
  • Explain what is known, to-date, about the effects of specific nutrients on modulating the immune response to infection with COVID 19.

Speaker

  • Simin Meydani
  • Release Date: October 21, 2020
  • SKU FNCE20110