Learning Outcomes and CPD
What will the webinar cover?
- The Human Genome Project Basic genetics
- What is the difference between Nutrigenomics & Nutrigenetics?
- Old vs new paradigms in nutrition
- Diet-gene interaction examples in chronic diseases
- Limitations of genetic testing
- Ethics, Regulation and the Nutrigenetic testing market
- Consumer attitudes and future opportunities for nutrition professionals
- Where to find further Resources
What are the learning outcomes of particpating in the webinar?
- Outline the structure and function of DNA and how it is organised in cells to form the human genome
- Explain what gene expression is and how environmental factors such as diet can influence gene expression and genome function thereby influencing health and susceptibility to disease
- Explain what the fields of nutrigenomics, nutrigenetics and epigenetics are Demonstrate an understanding of the genetic basis of some chronic diseases
- Demonstrate a broad understanding of relevant genetics and genomics principles
- Explain how genetic testing is conducted in practice
- Understand and be able to explain the limitations of gene testing
- Understand and explain the ethical and legal frameworks surrounding personalised health
- Visualise and create future opportunities where chronic disease prevention is concerned
- Outline relevant resources for accessing further detailed information
Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
This webinar has been endorsed by the Association for Nutrition (EN175)