As healthcare professionals, we take care of our patients all day long. But we have to take care of ourselves too! Food is medicine, with vitamins and minerals that can turn on life-altering genes to promote longevity and health. In order to live a healthful, energetic life, we need to understand what we are putting in our bodies, when and how. This lecture is intended to help you fuel your body right in order to become your best self.
Recognize the affect that nutrition has on your genes and the affect your genes have on the foods you choose.
Identify nutrients needed to maintain daily and lifelong energy and health.
Recognize the importance of balance and moderation.