Is Wine a "Functional Food?" - AT11-16

Is Wine a "Functional Food?"

by Lori A Porter, MBA, RDN, LDN and Dale Ames Kline, MS, RD, LD
AT11-16
(4.4 / 73 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Athletic Training (1.00 hours)

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Summary:

Few nutritional topics spark more debate than wine consumption and its proposed health benefits. Research has shown that phytochemicals present in grapes and wine may be beneficial to health. Many research investigations have found that wine consumption in moderation is associated with reductions in all-cause mortality as well as several other health benefits. These results are more pronounced with red wine compared with white wine consumption. Defining the health benefits and functionality of wine is difficult, considering there are more than 200 potential independent phenolic compounds present in wine that vary in concentration depending on how the wine is fermented and processed. In addition to processing concerns, the potential health benefits of wine are complicated by the presence of alcohol. Ultimately clients should make their own decision about alcohol consumption after carefully weighing the potential benefits and associated risks.

Objectives:

The goal of this continuing education course is to understand the potential positive aspects of moderate wine consumption and the underlying mechanisms for the health benefits. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Define functional foods
  • List the functional components of wine
  • Summarize the health benefits of moderate drinking and hazards of heavy alcohol consumption
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for multiple professions, including dietitians, athletic trainers, health educators, fitness professionals, and physicians.
 
Athletic trainers: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
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Relias LLC (formerly OnCourse Learning) is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers (provider #P1000). This program has been approved for a maximum of 1 hour of Category A continuing education. Difficulty level: essential
 
OnCourse Learning is also approved by the Florida Board of Athletic Training (provider # 50-1489).

Course Originally Released on: 12/1/2010
Date of Most Recent Review: 6/9/2017
Course Termination/Update Date: 6/9/2020

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

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Courtney M - Raleigh, NC  ·  Jun 06, 2019
Interesting! Was a different view on the subject matter
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Emily H - Fairbanks, AK  ·  Mar 11, 2019
Interesting take on red wine.
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Aaron B - Raleigh, NC  ·  Feb 28, 2019
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Amanda F - Fuquay Varina, NC  ·  Feb 06, 2019
This is an interesting topic and different than normal topics available for continuing education
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Rosalina D - Wilmington, CA  ·  Dec 15, 2018
This course was very helpful. I learned a lot. Thank you.
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Price: $29.00
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