Foundational Science and Therapeutics of Fasting

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The Board for Certification of Nutrition Specialists℠ (BCNS℠)

Certificate available after exam completion with CNS credits.

Certification of Achievement from The American Nutrition Association®

The Board for Certification of Nutrition Specialists℠, the certifying board of the American Nutrition Association® (ANA®), designates this activity for a maximum of 3.5 Continuing Education credits for the Certified Nutrition Specialist®

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Enrollment Duration 180 Days. Taxes included in the price

Create Cures Foundation in Collaboration with The American Nutrition Association®

Create Cures Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the purpose of promoting creative, educational, and scientific programs aimed at ensuring healthy lives, improving the well-being of all ages, and reducing mortality due to noncommunicable diseases like cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular, autoimmune, and neurodegenerative disease as well as obesity.

We want everyone, even patients without financial means, to be able to benefit from new knowledge and live a long and healthy life.

Create Cures Foundation will use only 25% of total earnings for operational costs and the remaining part of 75% will be invested in the Foundation’s social projects aimed at ensuring to everyone, even patients without financial means, healthy lives, improving the well-being of all ages and reducing mortality due to noncommunicable diseases like cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular and neurodegenerative disease as well as obesity. Also, Create Cures Foundation accepts scholarships for health practitioners unable to pay the full rate by offering the Multimedia Course for a free or reduced rate.

About the Course

This dynamic course loaded with evidence-based facts will focus on fasting and nutrition, including the science of fasting, clinically based evidence and research, and the practical and clinical applications of fasting.  Participants will also examine the effects of nutrition, and genes modulated by nutrients on aging and life span ranging from simple organisms to humans. The course will introduce the biology of aging, as well as to the mechanisms for the extension of the healthy life span, and the prevention of age-related diseases.  

The course is qualified as an educational activity and meets the educational expectations of Registered Dietitians, Nutritionists, and other healthcare professionals by providing compact, topic-based research summaries on the benefits of dietary intervention. The teaching methods are objective and include the factual foundation for scientific theory.

The Board for Certification of Nutrition Specialists℠ , the certifying board of the American Nutrition Association® (ANA®), designates this activity for a maximum of 3.5 Continuing Education credits for the Certified Nutrition Specialist®

Course Curriculum

  • 01

    Welcome to Foundational Science and Therapeutics of Fasting Certificate Program

  • 02

    First Module. Fasting, Nutrition, and Longevity

    • Let's Begin Defining Fasting

    • What Is Fasting?

    • Types Of Fasting

    • Physiology

    • Research

    • Fasting And Exercise, a Closer Look

    • Nutrition

    • Pillars Of Longevity, Basic Research

    • Pillars Of Longevity, Epidemiology

    • Pillars Of Longevity, Centenarian Studies

    • Bringing the Basic Science, Epidemiology, & Centenarian Studies Together

    • Going Beyond Nutrition

    • Conclusion

    • Next Step

    • Test Your Learning - Assessment of Fasting, Nutrition, And Longevity Module

    • Survey - Assessment of Fasting, Nutrition, And Longevity Module

    • Continue Your Learning

  • 03

    Second Module. The Science of Fasting Mimicking Diets

    • A Message From The Instructor

    • The Science Of Fasting Mimicking Diets. Background

    • Clinical Evidence

    • Research

    • Research (Diabetes)

    • Research (Autoimmune)

    • Research (Neuro)

    • Research (Cancer)

    • Conclusion

    • Next Step

    • Test Your Learning - Assessment of The Science of Fasting Mimicking Diets Module

    • Survey - Assessment of The Science of Fasting Mimicking Diets

    • Continue Your Learning

  • 04

    Third Module. Practical and Clinical Application

    • A Message From The Instructor

    • Components To Longevity: Fasting and Lifestyle

    • Practical Considerations During Fasting

    • Considerations for Exercise During Fasting

    • What About Female Hormones During Fasting?

    • Dietary Considerations During Fasting

    • Sample Meal Plan - ADF

    • Sample Meal Plan - 5:2

    • Sample Meal Plan - TRE

    • Prolonged Fasting

    • The Longevity Diet

    • Components to Longevity

    • Conclusion

    • Test Your Learning - Assessment Of Practical And Clinical Application Module

  • 05

    Fourth Module. Clinical Cases

    • A Message from the Instructor

    • Introduction

    • The Longevity Diet and the Fasting Mimicking Diet

    • Analysis of Specific Clinical Cases (Overweight and Obesity)

    • Analysis of Specific Clinical Cases (Diabetes)

    • Analysis of Specific Clinical Cases (Autoimmune Diseases)

    • Analysis of Specific Clinical Cases (Neurodegenerative Diseases)

    • Analysis of Specific Clinical Cases (Cancer)

    • Conclusion

    • Test Your Learning - Assessment of Clinical Cases

    • Survey - Assessment of Clinical Cases

  • 06

    Final Exam for CNS Credits

    • Foundational Science & Therapeutics of Fasting Certificate Program Exam

    • Certificate Available After Exam Completion With CNS Credits

    • Evaluation Form - Office of The American Nutrition Association

    • Final Survey - Assessment Of Foundational Science & Therapeutics.

    • Get Your Certificate On Foundational Science and Therapeutics of Fasting

Objectives

  • Assess various fasting definitions and modalities

  • Identify the benefits and risks of fasting based upon published scientific literature

  • Integrate the knowledge of fasting, nutrition, and lifestyle in patient counseling

Course Duration

  • The course duration is about 210 minutes

  • Quizzes and the finals exam require 30-40 minutes

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Enrollment Duration 180 Days. Taxes included in the price

Meet your Instructors

Osama Hamdy, MD, PhD

Osama Hamdy is the Medical Director, Obesity Clinical Program Director of Inpatient Diabetes Program Joslin Diabetes Center Associate Professor of Medicine Harvard Medical School Boston, MA.

Osama Hamdy, MD, PhD is a world expert and recognized thought leader in area obesity and nutrition in diabetes. Dr. Hamdy is a senior endocrinologist and Medical Director of the Joslin Obesity Clinical Program and Director of the Inpatient Diabetes Program at Joslin Diabetes Center.

He is also Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Plus his 34 years of extensive clinical experience, he is very active in nutrition and obesity clinical research. His lab led to many innovations and discoveries that changed how we currently manage obesity in patients with either type 2 or type 1 diabetes.

Osama Hamdy, MD, PhD

Joanna Mitri, MD, MS

Dr.Mitri has an interest in lifestyle-based interventions and prevention and management of type 2 diabetes and cardiometabolic disease. She is currently an Endocrinologist at the Joslin Diabetes Center and is an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School and co-chair the Clinical Practice Guidelines at Joslin Diabetes Center.

Dr. Mitri practiced in Southern Massachusetts for a few years prior to joining the Joslin Diabetes Center. Her clinical practice focuses on type 2 diabetes, lipid disorders, and cardiovascular risk reduction. Her research has focused on the effect of lifestyle-based interventions in diabetes. Dr. Mitri has published in several peer-reviewed journals on this topic.

Joanna Mitri, MD, MS

Jan Kielmann, DCN(c), MS, CNS®, IFMCP, RHGc

Jan Kielmann is the Director of Nutrition at Functional Wellness. He is a respected and beloved teacher and leader in the Integrative Medicine field, currently pursuing a Doctorate in Clinical Nutrition (DCN) at Maryland University of Integrative Health.

He holds a Masters of Science Degree in Human Nutrition (with honors) from the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut, one of the most advanced scientific and evidence-based nutrition programs in the country. In addition to that, he is board-certified in Clinical Nutrition (CNS®) by the American Nutrition Association, and Institute for Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner (IFMCP), both the most prestigious institutions in the country.

Osama Hamdy, MD, PhD

Romina Inés Cervigni, PhD

Romina Inés Cervigni, Nutritionist Biologist, obtained a PhD from the Open University (UK) focusing her attention on the cellular and molecular mechanisms of cancer cells, through basic biology research. She collaborated as a postdoctoral researcher in the field of neuroscience with the National Research Committee (CNR) in Naples and the Vita-Salute San Raffaele University in Milan, Italy.

Her professional career continued at the Polytechnic University of Marche, Italy, with a Master in Nutrition and Dietetics. This allowed her to combine the preparation and knowledge in different pathological areas with tools to optimize the healing potential of nutrition.

Together with the whole team at the Valter Longo Onlus Foundation, she helps patients suffering from a wide range of diseases to integrate food therapy with standard pharmacological treatments.

Romina Inés Cervigni, PhD

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Enrollment Duration 180 Days. Taxes included in the price

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The Create Cures Foundation’s multimedia Courses will operate primarily for educational purposes to teach practitioners or individuals about nutrition, health and extending the human lifespan. The courses are qualified as an educational activity as described by section 501(c)(3) of the IRS Code and developed not for the purpose of generating revenue.The teaching methods of the courses are objective and the course content include the factual foundation of the treated scientific theory.The factual foundation is sufficiently detailed to allow users to form an independent conclusion about its effectiveness. The information provided here are provided for general knowledge with the purpose of improving or developing the users’ capabilities only and are not a substitute of professional or medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. It is strongly recommended not to use this information to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease without consulting with a qualified primary care provider and/or specialist.

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