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Lifestyle Nutrition


Contact Hours: 11.5 hours / 1.15 CEUs

Length: Self-paced

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For: PT, PTA, OT, OTA, MD, DO, RN, NP, PA, PSYCH, ATC, Other Licensed Health Care Providers

Nutrition plays a vital role in health and wellness. This course will help the learner recognize the role food plays in lifestyle-related disease. In Lifestyle Medicine, the practitioner must move beyond diets and work to change behaviors through medical nutrition counseling. A special focus will be on nutritional prescription that will inspire clients to change food consumption habits to improve the human experience.

Course Objectives/Outcomes

By the end of the course, a successful participant will be able to: 

  • Summarize current American dietary guidelines and how science-based recommendations are different  
  • Describe the role and implication of nutrition in common Lifestyle Related diseases and how Lifestyle Medicine can prevent / treat / reverse common chronic diseases affecting the United States  
  • Cite relevant nutrition studies for nutrition prescriptions  
  • Summarize impact of nutrition on sleep and stress and emotional well being  
  • Briefly describe role of epigenetics and nutrition  
  • List key macro and micronutrient areas where Americans get too much and/or are lacking  
  • Summarize how the physiology of diabetes is impacted with plant-based nutrition  
  • Differentiate nutrition in all phases of illness and health  
  • Articulate how to make Lifestyle Medicine Nutrition Recommendations  
  • Elaborate on how to coach a person through a nutrition prescription 




Evidence in Motion is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. PD activity approval ID# 5557. This distance learning-independent activity is offered at 11.5 Contact hours/ 1.15 CEUs Introductory, Foundational Knowledge. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures. 

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If you are in need of a disability-related accommodation, please contact us here. We will process requests for reasonable accommodation and will provide reasonable accommodations where appropriate, in a prompt and efficient manner. For more information please see the Accommodation Procedures for Participants with Disabilities.

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