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The Menopause Diet Plan
The Natural Guide to Managing Hormones, Health, and Happiness

Book by Hillary Wright, MEd, RDN and Elizabeth M. Ward, MS, RDN
Study Guide by Anne Coltman, MS, RDN, LDN, CNSC, FAND, CLSSBB

T359
16 CPEUs
HARD COPY
$143.95

Book, 329 pgs and Study Guide with 1 Reporting Form, 24 pgs.
This CPE program balances evidence-based advice with real-life circumstances and personal experience, by combining the best of the world's healthiest diets with the latest nutrition research, so you can help your clients in the menopause transition take charge of their well-being and live life to the fullest. More specifically it will enable you to:

  • Recommend lifestyle and diet changes to reduce the risk for cardiovascular disease for women in menopause;
  • Communicate effective management of blood glucose and diabetes through the utilization of the Menopause Diet Plan;
  • Pinpoint effects of diet strategies on memory and brain health;
  • Assist clients in determining lifestyle habits to decrease cancer risk;
  • Evaluate the adequacy of nutrient intakes to optimize bone health and prevent bone disease.

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The Menopause Diet Plan
The Natural Guide to Managing Hormones, Health, and Happiness
Book by Hillary Wright, MEd, RDN and Elizabeth M. Ward, MS, RDN
Study Guide by Anne Coltman, MS, RDN, LDN, CNSC, FAND, CLSSBB

© 2021 Wolf Rinke Associates, Inc. All rights reserved for this self-directed accredited learning program. Reproduction in whole or part without written permission, except for brief excerpts, is prohibited.

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OVERVIEW AND INTRODUCTION

Welcome to the pre-approved, accredited CPE program for The Menopause Diet Plan. The program consists of a book of the same title by Hillary Wright and Elizabeth M. Ward and this study guide. This CPE program is designed to help you understand metabolic changes during menopause and provide diet and lifestyle modifications to promote a healthy weight, minimize comorbidities, and improve the overall quality of life for women during the menopause transition and after menopause occurs by utilizing the strategies in The Menopause Diet Plan. It is also designed to help you earn 16 Level 2, Continuing Professional Education Units (CPEUs).

To get the most out of this CPE program, it is suggested that you adhere to the following four steps:

  • Review the objectives in this 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 you will find at the end of the study guide. If you scored at least 80% (xx questions) correct, you have completed the program and are ready to transfer your answers to the CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION REPORTING FORM in front of this study guide. If you scored less than 80% correct, re-read the appropriate sections of the book and until you score at least 80% correct.

After you have completed the program, fill out the CPE REPORTING FORM and the MANDATORY Critical Thinking Evaluation Tool (CTT) that must be completed by all credentialed practitioners per CDR and:
Submit them online at www.easyCPEcredits.com,
Or fax them to (410) 531-9282,
Or mail them to Wolf Rinke Associates, Inc., 13621 Gilbride Lane, Clarksville, MD 21029.
Upon receipt of your CPE Reporting Form and the CTT, we will email you a Certificate of Completion within 3-5 business days.

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LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon successful completion of this CPE program, you will be better able to:

  • Describe metabolic changes that result during the transition to menopause and afterward;
  • Recommend lifestyle and diet changes to reduce the risk for cardiovascular disease among women in menopause;
  • Communicate effective management of blood glucose and diabetes through the utilization of the Menopause Diet Plan eating strategies;
  • Pinpoint effects of diet strategies on memory and brain health;
  • Apply the concepts of inflammation and oxidation when designing meal selections for patients with a history of cancer;
  • Assist clients in determining lifestyle habits to decrease cancer risk;
  • Evaluate the adequacy of nutrient intakes to optimize bone health and prevent bone disease;
  • Suggest healthy strategies for clients when dining out;
  • Recommend beverage choices to reduce disease risk and maintain a healthy weight;
  • Evaluate nutritional adequacy for clients and make appropriate recommendations.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction
I. Why You Need the Menopause Diet Plan
2. Weighty Matters
3. Take Your Health to Heart
4. Dialing Back Diabetes Risk
5. How to Protect Your Brain
6. Curbing Cancer Risk
7. Better Your Bone Health
8. Think Your Drink
9. Let's Get Physical!
10. All About Dietary Supplements
11. The Menopause Diet Plan
12. The MOP Recipes and Eating Tips
Resources
Acknowledgments
References
Index

ABOUT THE AUTHOR OF THE BOOK

Hillary Wright, MED, RDN, is a registered dietitian and the author of The PCOS Diet Plan and The Prediabetes Diet Plan. She is the director of nutrition counseling for the Domar Center for Mind/ Body Health at Boston IVF, a Harvard-affiliated fertility treatment center. She also works part-time as a senior nutritionist at the Dana­Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Massachusetts, and is a founding member of the nutrition technology company Good Measures LLC.

Elizabeth Ward, MS, RDN, is a registered dietitian with more than thirty years of experience counseling patients and writing about nutrition and health. She is an experienced recipe developer and food photographer and the author or coauthor of several books, including Super Nutrition After 50, Live Longer and Better, and Expect the Best: Your Guide to Healthy Eating Before, During, and After Pregnancy. Ward blogs about a healthy lifestyle at betteristhenewperfect.com.

ABOUT THE AUTHORS OF THE STUDY GUIDE

Anne Coltman, MS, RDN, LDN, CNSC, FAND, CLSSB is a Senior General Manager for Trinity Health in Maywood, IL. She received her Bachelor of Science in Dietetics at the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign and her Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition, and her dietetic internship at Rush University in Chicago, IL. Anne has previous experience as a nutrition support dietitian in surgical critical care, as well as a faculty member, specializing in nutrition screening, assessment, and physical exam in gastrointestinal, surgical, and critical care nutrition.

Within the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Anne has held numerous leadership roles, including serving as a co-chair on the EAL Malnutrition in Older Adults Workgroup, a member of Clinical Nutrition Manager NCP Toolkit Taskforce, and is on the Board of Editors for the Nutrition Care Manual. She has also served as the Young Practitioner for the Council on Future Practice, a member of the Quality Leader Alliance, and the Secretary for the Illinois Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics with previous service as a workgroup member for the Evidence Analysis Library Adult Nutrition Screening Workgroup. She serves as an ad hoc reviewer for both the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition as well as an item writer and reviewer for the Dietetic Technician Examination and received a certificate of completion for participating in an item writer training program sponsored by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). She has provided numerous presentations at national, state, and local conferences along with many peer-reviewed publications and abstracts.

ABOUT THE EDITOR OF THE STUDY GUIDE

Wolf J. Rinke, PhD, RDN is the president and founder of Wolf Rinke Associates, Inc., a company that has provided high-quality CPE programs to nutrition and dietetics practitioners since 1990.

Dr. Rinke earned a BS at Drexel University, an MS at Iowa State University, a PhD in Continuing and Vocational Education (Adult Ed) at the University of Wisconsin, and interned at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He participated in a test item writer workshop sponsored by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).

Dr. Rinke is a past Adjunct Associate Professor, Graduate School of Management & Technology at the University of Maryland, and a former Adjunct Faculty Member of the School of Continuing Studies at The Johns Hopkins University.

He has served as past president of the District of Columbia (DC) Dietetic Association and has been honored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics with the Award for Excellence in the Practice of Management, the Outstanding Dietitian of the Year Award, and the Outstanding Service Award, in addition to delivering the Lenna Frances Cooper Lecture.

Dr. Rinke is the author of more than 500 articles, numerous CPE self-study programs, and several popular books including Make It a Winning Life: Success Strategies for Life, Love and Business; Winning Management: 6 Fail-Safe Strategies for Building High-Performance Organizations; and Don’t Oil the Squeaky Wheel and 19 Other Contrarian Ways to Improve Your Leadership Effectiveness.
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Special thanks to the following individuals for their review of this CPE program.

Valerie Kommer, MS, RDN, LDN
Patient Services Manager
MacNeal Hospital
Berwyn, IL

Sarah Peterson, PhD, RDN, LDN
Assistant Professor
Rush University
Chicago, IL

Sukyee Snyder, MS, RDN, LDN, CSNC
Regional Clinical Nutrition Manager
Trinity Health
Livonia, MI

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