Fees: $150
CPE Units: 21

Performance Indicators

Learning Needs


Excellent book!  A silent health crisis is impacting 33% of Americans—nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. If your liver becomes overwhelmed, it can lead to fatigue, weight gain, liver disease, diabetes, and autoimmune disease. Written by an expert integrative RD and nutrition manager at the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute along with a hepatic physician. Kristin gives diet, lifestyle, and supplement guidelines to prevent and even reverse liver issues.

** Note: Several options are available for this product. Prices vary from $99 to $150 depending on number of credits (10 or 21) desired and testing format. **

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion, the users will be able to:

1. Explain three major functions of the liver.

2. Discuss four ways a person can contract non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

3. Identify three ways stress can make you vulnerable to liver disorders.

4. Identify five drugs or herbs that can be toxic to the liver.

5. Discuss the benefits of exercise on the function and health of the liver.

6. Counsel giving more accurate and individualized nutritional care to patients with liver toxicities on how to change their nutrition and lifestyle choices to improve longevity and good health.

Why we chose this book

This book brings new awareness to dietitians about liver issues that affect a growing number of Americans. The authors are highly qualified and their clinical experience and researched evidence bring unique physiology to our awareness so we can better help our clients.

About the Author

Kristin Kirkpatrick, MS, RD, LD is the manager of Nutrition Services at the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute.

Ibrahim Hanouneh, MD, is a gastroenterologist and hepatologist with liver transplant experience, now practicing in Minnesota.

Recommended for…

  • Registered Dietitian (RD/RDN)
  • Dietetics Technician Registered (DTR/NDTR)
  • Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)
  • Integrative & Functional Nutrition Academy Professional

Provider Information

Helm Publishing

Kathy King
CDR Accredited

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