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11-11-2019

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Dr. Andrew B. Newberg is Director of Research at the Marcus Institute of Integrative Health at Thomas Jefferson University. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Nuclear Medicine, and has actively pursued a number of neuroimaging research projects which have included, the study of aging and dementia, epilepsy, and other neurological and psychiatric disorders. He has also studied the more general mind/body relationship in both the clinical and research aspects of his career including understanding the physiological correlates of acupuncture therapy, meditation, and other types of alternative therapies.

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  1. Students should be able to identify major types of diet programs that have an impact on cardiovascular risk factors.
  2. Students should be able to identify the differences in terms of fat, carbohydrate, and protein content of diet programs that have an impact on cardiovascular risk factors.
  3. Students should be able to describe data regarding the impact of diet and dietary elements (types of foods) on cardiovascular health
  4. Students should understand points that can be discussed with patients who want to start diet programs to improve their cardiovascular risk factors (e.g. weight loss, reduced cholesterol).

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