This was a live event that occurred in September of 2013. If you attended this webinar and are eligible for CPE credit, please see the bottom of this page for more information.
The IFIC Foundation is proud to cosponsor this webinar with the USDA-ARS Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center (BHNRC) and provide 1.5 hours of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit to Registered Dietitians and Dietetic Technicians Registered.
This webinar will focus on the range of sodium and potassium intakes by Americans, disease conditions associated with sodium and potassium intakes, and genetic variability in response to these dietary components.
Speakers will address:
- The relationship between sodium and potassium intakes in subpopulations in the United States.
- Who is vulnerable to limitation or excesses of sodium and potassium.
- How sodium and potassium influence health mechanistically.
- Which genes are involved with the response to sodium and potassium.
- The future research needs in this area.
- Dr. John Milner, Director, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center (BHNRC) USDA–Agricultural Research Service
- Alanna Moshfegh, Research Leader, BHNRC, Food Surveys Research Group, USDA–Agricultural Research Service
- Dr. Lawrence J. Appel, Director, Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
- Dr. Gordon H. Williams, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Director of the Specialized Center of Research in Hypertension, and Chief, Hormonal Mechanism of Cardiovascular Risk Laboratory, Brigham & Women’s Hospital
- Jay Green, Moderator Outreach Coordinator, USDA–Agricultural Research Service
Suggested Learning Codes
2100 Nutritional Biochemistry
4030 Dietary Guidelines, DRIs, Food Guide Pyramid, food labeling
4040 Disease Prevention
Recieving CPE credit
After viewing the webinar, please fill out this short evaluation survey and submit it as an attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org. Upon submittal, a PDF of your CPE certificate will be emailed to you.
*To view the 2011 Consumer Sodium Research Report, click here.
*To view the 2009 Consumer Sodium Research Report, click here.
IOM Report (May 2013): “Sodium Intake in Populations: Assessment of Evidence“
IOM Report (April 2010): “Strategies to Reduce Sodium Intake in the United States“
USDA/HHS (January 2011): Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010
USDA/ARS (September 2012): National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 25