Protein. It’s been identified as being both detrimental and beneficial to bone health.
Given the high prevalence of osteoporosis and sarcopenia, should health professionals recommend an increase in protein intakes? Well, it depends on a variety of factors.
This course briefly describes these factors and their relation to bone health. Loss of bone mass (osteopenia) and loss of muscle mass (sarcopenia) that occur with age are also discussed in depth.
- Does diet influence systemic inflammation and if so, how?
- Insulin Resistance, an important factor in many pathologies;
- How to recognise Insulin Resistance;
- Benefits of a Low Glycemic Index (GI) diet;
Learn about Low GI anti-inflammatory diet.
Amazing evidence-based clinical tips:
Important components of a Low GI, anti-inflammatory diet.
- Degenerative Joint Disease;
- Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue and Myofascial Pain Tunnel Syndrome Syndrome and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome; and
Prescribe Nutrition Treatment protocols for your musculoskeletal patients presenting with:
- How dietary recommendations help reduce systematic inflammation;
- The effect of injury on energy and protein requirements;
- What happens to patient outcome and athletic performance when the metabolism is supported with the right macronutrients; and
- Bioavailability of different mineral sources.