Fees: $170
CPE Units: 25

Performance Indicators

Learning Needs


Classic resource book since 1978 on food-drug interactions. 90 new drugs added with reference tables on lab values, potassium sources, grapefruit-drug, alcohol-drug, caffeine content, high oxalate foods, pH content of beverages, and many others. Reader-friendly and extensively referenced with evidence-based research. Emphasis on meal timing, foods to restore nutrients, gut issues, and foods to avoid.

** Note: Several options are available for this product. Prices vary from $106 to $170 depending on number of credits (15 or 25) desired and testing format **

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion, the users will be able to:

1. Discuss five ways drugs are known to interfere with nutrient absorption or usage in the body.

2. Individualize nutritional care to patients and clients on how to improve their diets through choosing more nutritious foods or supplements to reverse or avoid deficiencies created by their medications.

3. Advise patients and clients better on timing of medications and certain foods that may alter the drug’s absorption, blood level, toxicity, or usage.

Why we chose this book

Drug and diet interactions and side effects are crucial to know for the health and well-being of our patients, clients, and ourselves. This book has been a classic since 1978.

About the Author

Zaneta Pronsky, MS, RDN, FADA, Dean Elbe, BSC (PHARM), BCPP, PHARM D, and Keith Ayoob, EdD, RDN, FADA are highly qualified to create this book. It has also been reviewed by two physicians and a pharmacist.

Recommended for…

  • Registered Dietitian (RD/RDN)
  • Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Integrative & Functional Nutrition Academy Professional

Provider Information

Helm Publishing

Kathy King
CDR Accredited

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