Section I: Basic Principles and Concepts
Examining the Relationship between Diet, Nutrition and Disease:
Dietary Assessment Methodology.
Energy Requirement Methodology.
Overview of Nutritional Epidemiology.
Analysis, Presentation, and Interpretation of Dietary Data.
Current Theoretical Bases for Nutrition Intervention and Their Uses.
Nutrition Intervention: Lessons from Clinical Trials.
Tools and Techniques to Facilitate Eating Behavior Change.
Evaluation of Nutrition Interventions.
Biomarkers and Biological Indicators of Change.
Genetic Influence on Nutritional Health:
Genetic Influences on Blood Lipids and Cardiovascular Disease Risk.
Genetics of Human Obesity.
Genetic Influence on Cancer Risk.
Inborn Errors of Metabolism.
Supplements and Food Replacements:
Role of Liquid Dietary Supplements.
Composite Foods and Formulas, Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition.
Herbs and Other Botanical Supplements: Principles and Concepts.
Section II: Disease-Specific Intervention: Prevention and Treatment
Dietary Macronutrients and Cardiovascular Risk.
Other Dietary Components and Cardiovascular Risk.
Nutrition, Diet & Hypertension.
Nutrition and Congestive Heart Failure.
Cancer Prevention and Therapy:
Nutrition and Breast Cancer.
Nutrition and Colon Cancer.
Nutrition and Prostate Cancer.
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13th August 2001
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