Nutritional Medicine: Controversies in Nutrition

Nutritional Medicine: Controversies in Nutrition

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Course Topic: Nutrition
1 Presentation | 2 hours
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Description

The scope of nutritional medicine is oftentimes fraught with conflicting research findings, disparities in clinical outcomes, and polarizing schools of thought. Acknowledging this confusion, Dr. Alan Gaby brings his over forty years of research and clinical experience to Focusing on some of the most common and clinically relevant controversies in nutrition–including those surrounding vitamin D and iodine, and the hotly debated question of folic acid vs. 5-MTHF–this 2-hour lecture aims to assist physicians in accurately parsing current research to tailor effective and treatment plans for each patient.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the basis upon which the reference range for serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D was increased from 10-15 ng/ml for vitamin D deficiency to 20 ng/ml for vitamin D deficiency and 30 ng/ml for vitamin D insufficiency
  • Analyze research comparing the efficacy of high doses and moderate doses of vitamin D
  • Examine the biochemical and potential clinical effects of gamma-tocopherol
  • Investigate research comparing the effect of folic acid and 5-methyltetrahydrofolate (5-MTHF) in the treatment of hyperhomocysteinemia
  • Critically review the claim that omega-6 fatty acids are pro-inflammatory
  • Critically review the evidence regarding whether calcium supplementation increases the risk of myocardial infarction
  • Critically review the evidence regarding whether hyperhomocysteinemia is a cause of chronic disease
  • Discuss research regarding the safety and efficacy of high-dose iodine

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