Green Tea: New Benefits from an Old Favorite?

by Instructor: Jennifer Koslo, PhD, RDN, CSSD, ACE-CPT
Credentialed for: Nursing Professionals

$44.00

i 3.00 CEH

Course Overview

Is green tea living up to its reputation as a panacea for a number of diseases? During the past 30 years, green tea has exploded in popularity. Americans drink about 150 million gallons of green tea every year, and the extract is available in hundreds of supplements. Green tea has been used as a medicinal tool in Asian cultures for centuries, and recently it has gained notoriety as an antioxidant, offering protection against cancer, cardiovascular disease, cerebrovascular problems, hypertension, high cholesterol, and obesity. Many studies show that the phytochemicals in green tea confer health benefits to those who ingest them, yet key questions remained unanswered. This course describes the different kinds of teas, why green tea has been studied for its potential health benefits, and current research conclusions about the potential power of this popular beverage.

About the Course Author

Jennifer Koslo, PhD, RDN, CSSD, ACE-CPT, is an adjunct nutrition professor, writer, and private-practice dietitian who specializes in sports nutrition. She has more than 20 years of progressive experience in the fields of nutrition, fitness, wellness, public health, and education in the United States as well as overseas. She provides individualized nutrition coaching for clients, conducts nutrition assessments (including health, medical, food, and exercise history) and then creates individualized nutrition and exercise plans, menus, and client-tailored resources. Jennifer Koslo, PhD, RDN, CSSD, ACE-CPT has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Course Details
  • Course Code:

    REL-ACU-0-RD10
  • Hours:

    3.00
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2020-07-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2022-05-31
  • Learning Objectives:

    Define functional food and phytochemical, and explain why green tea is considered a functional food/beverage; Identify the major phenols found in green and black tea and discuss at least three purported mechanisms by which tea protects against cardiovascular disease; Summarize and convey to clients and consumers the evidence-based health benefits of green tea and make appropriate recommendations regarding the consumption of green tea
  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Athletic Trainers; Dietitians; Fitness Professionals; Health Educators; Nurses; Physicians; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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