The Role of Nutrition, Exercise, Hormones and the Gut Microbiome

by Jade Teta, John Berardi, PhD and Joseph Weiss, MD

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Description

Learn what really affects our bodies from these three highly sought after presenters and their explanations of how nutrition, hormones, exercise and the gut microbiome play a role in the results of our health, fitness and wellness programs.


Precision Nutrition: How to Fix a Broken Diet—Three Ways to Get Your Eating on Track
John Berardi, PhD

  • Discover Precision Nutrition’s framework for helping clients fix their “broken diets” and get on track when it comes to eating right.
How to Get Rid of Belly Fat Through Nutrition and Exercise
Jade Teta, ND

  • Dive into the advanced endocrinology of belly fat and learn the most cutting-edge diet, exercise and lifestyle protocols that directly attack it.
Food for Thought: Brain, Gut, Microbes, Diet
Joseph Weiss, MD

  • Watch this primer on how brain–gut–microbiome axis is revolutionizing our understanding of mental and physical health and wellness.

Available Course Credits

AASFP
0.40
ACE
0.20
ACSM
4.00
ACTION
0.40
AFAA
2.00
AFPA
4.00
CHEK
4.00
FAI
4.00
IFPA
4.00
ISFTA
2.00
ISSA
4.00
NAFC
0.40
NASM
0.20
NBHWC
4.00
NCCPT
4.00
NCEP
4.00
NCSF
2.00
NESTA
0.40
NETA
4.00
NFPT
0.75
NSCA
0.30
NSPA
4.00
PAI
4.00
PTIA
4.00
REPs UAE
4.00
W.I.T.S.
4.00

Learning Objectives

  1. Explain the difference between giving advice and offering nutrition coaching.
  2. Detail different frameworks for evaluating clients’ nutrition plans.
  3. Explain the frequency and severity of common nutrition deficiencies.
  4. Explain why deficiencies can lead to health and physique challenges.
  5. List the various ways for assessing and correcting nutrition deficiencies.
  6. Explain the limitations of counting calories and evaluate other ways to control calories.
  7. Describe how different body types vary and give nutrition strategies for each type.
  8. Explain when meal frequency, cycling and workout strategies become important.
  9. Define the human microbiome and recognize that the gut microbiome in particular has a major role in a wide variety of health concerns.
  10. Describe the healthy human gastrointestinal tract as hosting trillions of microorganisms, most of which are commensal and beneficial.
  11. Summarize how diet influences the relationship between the gut microbiome and the human host.
  12. Identify how specific microbes as well as the metabolites they produce may have a major role in health and disease.
  13. Recognize that recent advances in genomic and metabolomics technology have revolutionized the understanding of the role of the microbiome in human health and disease.
  14. Explain that the information concerning probiotics is preliminary, extremely limited and has the potential to cause harm as well as benefit.
 

Course Procedure

  1. Enroll in the course.
  2. View the course content.
  3. Take the test. (You must score 80% to pass. If you do not pass, you may retake the test.)
  4. Print your certificate of completion.

Course Content

Precision Nutrition: How to Fix a Broken Diet—Three Ways to Get Your Eating on Track
Module(Required)
Food for Thought: Brain, Gut, Microbes, Diet
Module(Required)
Bonus Video: How to Get Rid of Belly Fat Through Nutrition and Exercise
Module(Required)

About the Author

Jade Teta

Jade Teta IDEA Author/Presenter

I am a hybrid fitness professional who works as a holistic physician, wellness coach and personal trainer. I am a licensed family physician in Washington State, but work as a health, fitness and fat loss consultant in NC. I am also a freelance writer and author of The New ME Diet (4/2010 HarperCollins).

John Berardi, PhD

John Berardi, PhD IDEA Author/Presenter

As an elite nutrition coach and exercise physiologist, Dr. Berardi has coached hundreds of elite amateur and professional athletes. In fact, in the last two Winter Olympics alone, his athletes have collected over 25 medals, 12 of them gold. Further, for the last 3 years, Dr. Berardi has acted as the director of the world's largest body transformation project. This one-of-a-kind fat loss coaching program has produced more total weight loss than all 10 seasons of The Biggest Loser combined.

Joseph Weiss, MD

Joseph Weiss, MD IDEA Author/Presenter

Joseph B. Weiss, M.D. is Clinical Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, at the University of California, San Diego. Accepted to university at age fifteen he attended the University of Michigan, University of Detroit, and Wayne State University. Reflecting his broad interests, he majored in Medieval English Literature, Astrophysics, and Invertebrate Zoology. Following his graduation from the Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan, he completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center in Orange, California. Under the auspices of the World Health Organization and others, he has pursued interests in Tropical and International Medicine and Public Health with extended stays in Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America. Subsequently completing a clinical and research fellowship in Gastroenterology at the University of California, San Diego, he has remained active on the clinical faculty of the School of Medicine. Dr. Weiss is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, a Fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association, and a Senior Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology. Double board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Dr. Weiss has over thirty years of clinical, administrative, and research experience. He has also served on the Board of Directors of the Scripps Clinic Medical Group, Clinical Board of Governors of the Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, and Chancellor’s Associates of the University of California, San Diego He is the author of more than ten books on health (www.smartaskbooks.com) and has had numerous papers published in prestigious national and international medical journals, as well as in the lay press. Dr. Weiss is also an accomplished humorist and professional speaker having given over two thousand presentations nationally and internationally. He has presented at international conferences and conventions, universities, medical schools, hospitals and medical centers, Fortune 500 companies, YPO/WPO, Bohemian Grove, Esalen Institute, Renaissance Weekend, Aspen Brain Forum, international destination spas & resorts (Golden Door, Canyon Ranch, Rancho La Puerta), etc. Co-hosting a popular health care radio program on a major network affiliate in California showcased his skills as a communicator with a mellifluous voice. The programs are continuously updated with cutting edge information. Well-spoken, enlightening, and entertaining the programs are also visually engaging. For further information, please contact Dr. Weiss at [email protected] or [email protected] Website: www.smartaskbooks.com

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