Supplements To Fight Infectious Disease
SUPPLEMENTS IN YOUR CORNER: THE FIGHT AGAINST INFECTIOUS DISEASE
In the current environment, the question of taking supplements to boost health has erupted. Our patients, and many providers, are confused over what is beneficial or necessary. In this one hour webinar we will discuss the hottest questions about taking supplements to boost the immune system (or not) and what question your patients have been asking you about staying healthy in a time of crisis. We will review the research on taking supplements to boost diet immunity so that you are well prepared to help keep yourself and your patients on track with their healthy diet and lifestyle.
Upon successful completion of this one-hour course, the participant should be able to:


  • Discuss the benefits, or lack of benefits, that various dietary supplements may offer.


  • Understand the research behind some common supplements.


  • Understand the relationship and missing links between supplements and immunity, disease and overall health.


  • Be able to discuss supplements with patients and other health providers.


  • Be able to help patients integrate supplements into a diet that may be lacking in nutrition.
Live Event Date: Apr 14, 2020
Learning Need Codes (LNC): 3000, 4000, 5220, 5370
Performance Indicators/Learning Objectives: 3.1.6, 4.2.5, 6.2.5, 10.2.5
Target Audience: RDs, DTRs, Health Professionals
Number of Credits: 1.0
Level(s): 1, 2
Total Cost: $18 ($18.00 per credit)

About the Presenter: Holly Herrington, MS, RD, LDN, CDE
Holly Herrington

Holly Herrington MS, RD, LDN, CDE has been a Registered Dietitian for 8 years and is in her third year as a Certified Diabetes Educator. Holly has served as clinical dietitian in the Center for Lifestyle Medicine at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago for seven years. While there, Holly co-authored textbook chapters on nutrition for bariatric surgery and weight regain following bariatric surgery. She has been a guest lecturer and presenter at the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), The Obesity Society (TOS) and a faculty speaker at the Obesity Summit 2015.

Holly received undergraduate degrees in Marketing and Human Sciences from Mississippi State University as well as a degree in Dietetics and Nutrition from the University of Mississippi. Holly completed her dietetic internship and master's degree in Clinical Nutrition from Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. She worked as both an inpatient and outpatient dietitian at Rush before joining Northwestern in 2009. She is certified in Adult Weight Management, levels 1 and 2.

Holly has been a requested expert for media outlets including FOX News Chicago and ABC7 Chicago, and has been featured in US News and World Report, Men's Health and the Chicago Tribune. Her clinical interests include weight loss/bariatric surgery, diabetes management, cardiovascular health, gastrointestinal health and prenatal nutrition.

Other Webinars by this Presenter/Organization:
New Perspectives and Treatments in Obesity: Latest Research on Weight Loss

New Perspectives and Treatments in Obesity: Latest Research on Weight Loss

Live event: Nov 05,2020 - (04:00 PM - 05:00 PM)

Rating: Not Yet Rated

Instructor: Holly Herrington, MS, RD, LDN, CDE

Duration: 1 hour

Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease NAFLD

A Dietitian's Guide to Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)

On Demand
Live Date: (Oct 08,2020)
Expiration Date: (Oct 07,2023)

Rating: 4.90 out of 5

Instructor: Holly Herrington, MS, RD, LDN, CDE

Duration: 1 hour

Trends in 2020: Unraveling The Ketogenic Diet, Intermittent Fasting and Intuitive Eating

Trends in 2020: Unraveling The Ketogenic Diet, Intermittent Fasting and Intuitive Eating

On Demand
Live Date: (Sep 10,2020)
Expiration Date: (Sep 09,2023)

Rating: 4.88 out of 5

Instructor: Holly Herrington, MS, RD, LDN, CDE

Duration: 1 hour

Weight Regain in the Bariatric Patient

Weight Regain In The Bariatric Patient

On Demand
Live Date: (Aug 13,2020)
Expiration Date: (Aug 12,2023)

Rating: 4.90 out of 5

Instructor: Holly Herrington, MS, RD, LDN, CDE

Duration: 1 hour

Diet and Inflammation

Inflammation: What Role Does Diet Play?

On Demand
Live Date: (Jun 16,2020)
Expiration Date: (Jun 15,2023)

Rating: 4.53 out of 5

Instructor: Holly Herrington, MS, RD, LDN, CDE

Duration: 1 hour

Health Effects of Cannabis

Health Effects of Cannabis: A Guide for Dietitians

On Demand
Live Date: (Mar 26,2020)
Expiration Date: (Mar 25,2023)

Rating: 4.57 out of 5

Instructor: Holly Herrington, MS, RD, LDN, CDE

Duration: 1 hour

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Implementing FODMAPS and Probiotics

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Implementing FODMAPS and Probiotics

On Demand
Live Date: (Dec 05,2019)
Expiration Date: (Dec 04,2022)

Rating: 4.57 out of 5

Instructor: Holly Herrington, MS, RD, LDN, CDE

Duration: 1 hour

Dietary Factors in Heart Health

Dietary Factors in Heart Health

On Demand
Live Date: (Oct 17,2019)
Expiration Date: (Oct 16,2022)

Rating: 4.75 out of 5

Instructor: Holly Herrington, MS, RD, LDN, CDE

Duration: 1 hour

Weight Management Alternatives

Losing the Battle of Weight Management: When Counting Calories Doesn’t Cut It

On Demand
Live Date: (Aug 08,2019)
Expiration Date: (Aug 07,2022)

Rating: 4.70 out of 5

Instructor: Holly Herrington, MS, RD, LDN, CDE

Duration: 2 hours

Sugar vs Substitutes

Sugar vs Substitutes: What Does the Research Say?

On Demand
Live Date: (May 07,2019)
Expiration Date: (May 06,2022)

Rating: 4.73 out of 5

Instructor: Holly Herrington, MS, RD, LDN, CDE

Duration: 1 hour

Hot Topics in Diabetes Research

Hot Topics in Diabetes Research

On Demand
Live Date: (Jun 05,2018)
Expiration Date: (Jun 04,2021)

Rating: 4.63 out of 5

Instructor: Holly Herrington, MS, RD, LDN, CDE

Duration: 1 hour

Specific Carbohydrate Diet

Specific Carbohydrate Diet for Gastroenterology Patients: What Does the Research Say?

On Demand
Live Date: (Feb 22,2018)
Expiration Date: (Feb 21,2021)

Rating: 4.60 out of 5

Instructor: Holly Herrington, MS, RD, LDN, CDE

Duration: 1 hour