Level 1 & 2 CPE
Suggested Performance Indicators: 1.1.4, 1.3.3, 3.1.3, 3.1.6, 4.1.1, 4.1.2, 4.2.6, 4.2.7, 6.1.2, 8.1.1, 8.1.2, 8.2.2, 8.3.1, 10.2.4
Upon successful completion, the users will be able to:
1. Define Precision Medicine and describe two ways it differs from traditional medical practice.
2. Describe four ways women’s bodies often react differently than men on a ketogenic diet (keto).
3. Define the “testosterone advantage” as it relates to the keto diet.
4. List and explain the three tenets of the Gottfried Protocol.
5. Calculate the waist-hip ratio and BMI for an individual and identify the highest measurement of the “healthy” group.
6. Describe the main function of each of the following hormones: estrogen, progesterone, insulin, DHEA, cortisol, thyroid, and alpha-lipoic acid.
7. Give the highest blood sugar level of the optimal zone and the beginning of pre-diabetes, according to the author.
8. Describe three known consequences of lower growth hormone and testosterone in women as they age.
9. Describe four benefits of exercise for women and their hormones.
10. Identify which commonly prescribed drug is known for reducing testosterone.
11. List three hormone-induced characteristics of polycystic ovary syndrome.
12. Compare and contrast the traditional and Gottfried ketogenic diets and give three benefits and three precautions of the diet for women.
13. Give two reasons women have a greater risk than men of food addiction.
14. Name the three phases of the Gottfried Protocol and describe the purpose of each along with the approximate percentage of fat and protein in each phase.
15. Calculate the ketogenic ratio of a meal.
16. Describe the main function and beneficial effect of taking each supplement: milk thistle, N-acetyl cysteine (NAC), magnesium, and turmeric.
17. Discuss three benefits of intermittent fasting.
18. Explain the purpose of outdoor light exposure before 10 am.
19. Identify the diet the author believes is the best maintenance style of eating after using the Gottfried Protocol.