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Nutrition for Menopause and Beyond Online CE Course

Nutrition for Menopause and Beyond Online CE Course

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£35.99

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    Online Course

    The continuing education exam is delivered online and tests your knowledge after reading the article Nutrition for Menopause and Beyond, available as a downloadable PDF. Upon successful completion of this exam, you will be able to retrieve your certificate of completion from the My Courses/Transcripts area of the Education Center and submit it to your certifying organization. Instructions for retrieving this certificate, as well as information on taking the exam, will be e-mailed to you when your order is complete. Nutrition for Menopause and Beyond Online CE Course offers an outstanding review of the physiological changes and nutrition deficiencies and needs associated with menopause. The article covers nutrition factors related to weight management, osteoporosis, gastrointestinal problems, and breast cancer during and after menopause. It also provides information on dietary supplementation and nutrient needs for physically active women.

    Objectives
    • Describe physiological changes associated with menopause.
    • Understand weight management in menopausal women.
    • Identify the impact of nutrition on gastrointestinal problems, osteoporosis, and breast cancer.
    • List common nutrient insufficiencies and food sources of these nutrients.
    • Understand the dynamics of dietary supplement use.
    • Describe fluid and nutrient needs for active menopausal women.

    Audience

    A continuing education course for personal trainers, nutritionists, dietitians, and other health and wellness professionals.

    Table of Contents

    Symptoms of Menopause
    • Hot Flashes and Night Sweats
    • Sarcopenia
    • Weight Gain
    Sensory and Gastrointestinal Changes Associated with Aging
    • Sensory Changes
    • Gastrointestinal Changes
    Essential Nutrients
    • Energy Needs
      • Resting Metabolic Rate
      • Thermic Effect of Food
      • Lifestyle and Exercise Energy Needs
    • Common Deficiencies
      • Vitamin B12
      • Folic Acid
      • Vitamin D
      • Vitamin E
      • Calcium
      • Potassium
      • Magnesium and Zinc
      • Omega-3 Fatty Acids
      • Fiber
      • Water
    Dietary Supplements
    Health Concerns
    • Osteoporosis
    • Breast Cancer
    Physically Active Women
    • Fluid and Electrolyte Needs for Activity
    • Carbohydrate Needs for Activity
    References
    Exam

    About the Author

    Hana Abdulaziz Feeney, MS, RD, CSSD, is the owner of Nourishing Results, a private practice dealing with integrative nutrition. She completed her bachelor’s of science in exercise science at Arizona State University and earned her master’s of science in nutritional sciences at the University of Arizona. She is a registered dietitian and a board-certified specialist in sports dietetics. As a nutrition coach, Hana empowers individuals through continuous support to create positive behavior changes and achieve optimal health through conscious eating and physical activity. It is her mission to provide education and tools that inspire each individual to find his or her way to fulfilled living. Hana specializes in weight management, type 1 and type 2 diabetes, sport nutrition, autoimmunity, digestive health, cardiovascular disease, and inflammatory disorders. She lectures regularly in the community on a variety of topics, continually develops new educational materials, leads a weekly nutrition and exercise performance workshop, and holds a weekly radio segment. As a nutritionist at a health resort, she provides one-on-one consultations on topics including prevention and treatment of chronic disease, optimizing body composition, and nutritional supplementation.