The Best Things You Can Eat
David Grotto, RDN, LDN
Study Guide By Wolf J. Rinke, PhD, RDN, CSP
Book, 314 pgs and Study Guide with 1 Reporting Form, 25 pgs.
Is an orange or a guava the best source of vitamin C? Is farm-raised or wild salmon higher in omega-3 fats? If you've always wondered what foods to turn to when your patients need more fiber in their diet or which foods they can count on when they've got an upset stomach, The Best Things You Can Eat has the answers, and even a few surprises. Bestselling author David Grotto draws on the latest nutritional and scientific research to assemble the most authoritative compilation of food rankings ever produced. Here are just some of the useful lists you'll find inside:
- The 8 Best Foods for Lowering Cholesterol
- Top 6 Foods to Control Your Blood Pressure
- The 7 Best Foods for Stopping Bad Breath
- The 5 Best Foods to Slow Down Aging
- Top 5 Foods for Numbing Aches and Pains
- Top 5 Foods to Battle Cold and Flu
- Top 8 Cancer-Fighting Foods
- and more than 50 others!
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The Best Things You Can Eat
David Grotto, RDN, LDN
Study Guide By Wolf J. Rinke, PhD, RDN, CSP
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OVERVIEW AND INSTRUCTIONS
Welcome to The Best Things You Can Eat, a self-directed accredited learning program. The CPE program consists of a book of the same title by David Grotto, RDN, LDN, and this study guide. The CPE program is designed to provide you with information that will enable you to enhance the nutritional health of your clients. This CPE program provides you with practical information about the foods that will help your clients meet their nutrition goals, and improve the quality of their health and life. It is also designed to help you earn 22 Level 2 Continuing Professional Education Units (CPEUs). Level 2 means that you have general knowledge of the literature and professional practice in the areas covered. The focus of the program is to enhance knowledge and application.
To get the most out of this CPE program, it is suggested that you adhere to the following four steps:
- Review the objectives in the study guide.
- Read and study the book.
- Assess what you have learned by answering the self-assessment questions in this study guide.
- Compare your answers to the answer key, which is located at the end of the study guide. If you scored at least 80% correct, you have completed the program and are ready to transfer your answers to the CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION REPORTING FORM. If you scored less than 80% correct, re-read the appropriate sections of the book until you score at least 80% correct.
After you have successfully completed the program, complete the CPE REPORTING FORM and:
Submit it on-line
to: (410) 531-9282,
it to: Wolf Rinke Associates, Inc., 13621 Gilbride Ln, Clarksville, MD 21029.
We will email your Certificate of Completion.
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GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
To provide you with accurate and useable information about foods that will enable your clients to improve their health and the quality of their life.
Upon completion of this accredited, self-directed learning program, you will be able to:
- Recommend the top seven sources for 13 different vitamins and minerals,
- Explain the top seven sources for fats, fiber and phytosterols,
- Advise clients about foods that will enhance digestion, heart health, blood glucose and oral health,
- Recommend the best foods indicated by evidence based research to slow down the aging process, diminish aches and pains, and fight colds, the flu, and cancer,
- Suggest foods to clients that provide extra-ordinary nutrients in categories of grains, dairy, produce, nuts, fruits, vegetables, protein, and snacks,
- Recommend the best foods for working out, memory and sleep,
- Recommend specific foods for their nutritional values.
- Explain to clients how specific foods may improve the quality of their health.
- Recognize the research and clinical trials that have assessed the nutritional quality associated with specific foods.
- Provide clients with evidence from scientific studies that evaluate the healing properties of specific foods.
- Recommend foods to clients that are rich in certain nutrients and phytochemicals.
- Include foods on therapeutic diets that contain specific nutrients to meet clients' nutritional needs.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
SECTION 1: THE VITAL NUTRIENTS
CHAPTER 1: THE VITA-MAN CAN
Top 7 Sources of Vitamin A
Top 7 Sources of Thiamine (Vitamin Bj)
Top 7 Sources of Riboflavin(Vitamin B2)
Top 7 Sources of Niacin(Vitamin B3)
Top 7 Sources of Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B5)
Top 7 Sources of Pyridoxine(Vitamin B6)
Top 7 Sources of Biotin(Vitamin B7)
Top 7 Sources of Folate(Vitamin B9)
Top 7 Sources of Choline
Top 7 Sources of Vitamin B12
Top 7 Sources of Vitamin C
Top 7 Sources of Vitamin D
Top 7 Sources of Vitamin E
Top 7 Sources of Vitamin K
CHAPTER 2: DIGGING THE MINERALS
Top 7 Sources of Calcium
Top 7 Sources of Chromium
Top 7 Sources of Copper
Top 7 Sources of Iodine
Top 7 Sources of Iron
Top 7 Sources of Magnesium
Top 7 Sources of Manganese
Top 7 Sources of Molybdenum
Top 7 Sources of Phosphorus
Top 7 Sources of Potassium
Top 7 Sources of Selenium
Top 7 Sources of Sodium
Top 7 Sources of Zinc
CHAPTER 3: CHEWING THE FATS, FIBER, AND PHYTOSTEROLS
Top 7 Sources of Monounsaturated Fats
Top 7 Sources of Polyunsaturated Fats Top 7 Sources of Omega-3 Fats
Top 7 Sources of Insoluble Fiber Top 7 Sources of Soluble Fiber
Top 7 Sources of Phytosterols
SECTION 2: BEST FOODS FOR WHATEVER AILS YOU
CHAPTER 4: DIGEST THIS!
Top 5 Foods for a Smooth Move
Hell Belly: Top 6 Foods to Soothe Your Stomach
Top 7 Foods for When You're on the "Runs"
CHAPTER 5: HEARTY FOODS
Plaque Attack! Top 8 Foods for Lowering Cholesterol
Top 6 Foods to Raise a Little HDL
On the Fat Track: Top 4 Foods that Lower Triglycerides
Off the Cuff: Top 6 Foods to Control Blood Pressure
CHAPTER 6: SUGAR BLUES
Down and Out: Top 7 Foods for Resolving Hypoglycemia
Sugar Rush: Top 7 Foods for Controlling Blood Sugar
CHAPTER 7: ORAL MAJORITY
Take My Breath Away: Top 7 Foods for Stopping Bad Breath
Tooth or Consequences: Top 7 Foods for Fighting Cavities
Gums and Ammunition: Top 7 Foods for Fighting Gum Disease
CHAPTER 8: BEST FOR INSIDE AND OUT
Eat This, Age Less: Top 5 Foods to Slow Down Aging
The Big Hurt: Top 5 Foods for Numbing Aches and Pains
Flu Fighters: Top 5 Foods to Battle Cold and Flu
Top 8 Cancer-Fighting Foods
SECTION 3: BEST IN SHOW
CHAPTER 9: FOOD CATEGORY SUPERSTARS
Best Gluten-Free Grains
Best Protein Foods
Best Snack Foods
CHAPTER 10: TOP PERFORMERS
7 Best Pre- and Postworkout Foods
Thanks for the Memories: 7 Best Memory-Boosting Foods
Sweet Dreams Are Made of These: 7 Best Foods for Zzzz
The Best Things You Can Eat, by Food/Beverage
ABOUT THE AUTHOR OF THE BOOK
Dave's entrée into the world of nutrition started over twenty-five years ago when he began working in the natural foods business at the age of 14. After owning and operating his own natural food store for eighteen years, Dave decided to become a registered dietitian and attended the University of Illinois at Chicago. He graduated with honors with a degree in medical dietetics and nutrition and is now completing his Masters in Nutrition and Wellness with a concentration in entrepreneurship at Benedictine University in Lisle, Illinois.
Dave hosted his own live radio show on health and nutrition for over 10 years and also hosted a local health-focused television show for two years. He proudly served as a media spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the ADA) for over six years and currently makes frequent appearances in both print and broadcast media.
Currently, Dave is the president and founder of Nutrition Housecall, LLC, a nutrition communications firm based in Chicago. He is also in private practice providing unique lifestyle counseling for families.
Dave wrote the acclaimed book, 101 Foods That Could Save Your Life, which is published in eighteen different languages and his second book, 101 Optimal Life Foods, with a foreword written by Montel Williams, debuted in January of 2010. Dave is a freelance writer and serves as an advisor to Fitness magazine plus blogs for the Real Life Nutrition community featured on WebMD.
Dave lives in Elmhurst, Illinois with his wife Sharon; three daughters Chloe, Katie and Madison; two-female dogs Abbey and Gracie; and two female cats Bella and Lilly.
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