Genetic Testing for Personalized Nutrition - CHES60241

Genetic Testing for Personalized Nutrition

by Nanci S. Guest, PhD(c), MSc, RD, CSCS
(4.6 / 11 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Health Education (2.00 CECH)

Price: $39.00
CE-PRO Price: $19.50


This course will help healthcare professionals understand what nutrigenomics testing is, how genetic variation can guide nutrition recommendations, and how this can be implemented into practice to provide patients with individually tailored dietary and other lifestyle-related information based on their DNA. 


The goal of this continuing education program is to teach healthcare providers how genetic variation can guide nutrition recommendations.
After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Describe the scientific basis, background, and regulations for nutrigenomics testing and what it measures.
  • Explain how specific genes influence dietary requirements for optimal health and body composition.
  • Explain how to use genetic testing for personalized nutrition to improve nutritional status and dietary adherence.
  • Identify what to look for when selecting a genetic test for personalized nutrition.

Accreditation Information
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including dietitians, health educators, nurses, and physicians.
Health educators: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at or If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at and search for this topic title.
Sponsored by Relias LLC, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 2.0 total Category I continuing education contact hours.
Provider ID: CA0084 (98709) for 01/01/2012 to 12/31/2015, 114941 for 01/01/2016 to 12/31/2019, 1133776 for 01/01/2020 to 12/31/2023.

Course Originally Released on: 12/27/2016
Date of Most Recent Review: 3/26/2020
Course Termination/Update Date: 3/31/2023

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

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Linda C - Mililani, HI  ·  Aug 29, 2019
Very interesting and exciting topic
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Mariam A - Dibba, IT  ·  Jan 31, 2019
Thank you for everything because it is easy
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Cynthia G - Gresham, OR  ·  Dec 10, 2018
I had no idea genetic testing could tell you what kind of diet it would take to lose weight
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Amanda P - Navarre, FL  ·  Apr 10, 2018
Interesting course. This is not something I would normally chose to learn about; but I am glad I did!
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Shannon L - Henderson, NV  ·  Dec 16, 2017
This was a very informative course; has made me interested in learning more about the subject.
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Price: $39.00
CE-PRO Price: $19.50