Meat and seafood cooked at high temperature generates varying levels of heterocyclic amines (HCA) and any food cooked over a flame contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH). Exposure to HCA and PAH from cooked meat has been hypothesized to contribute to increased cancer risk.
During this webinar, speakers Robert Turesky, PhD, BSc (University of Minnesota), Jane Pouzou, PhD (EpiX Analytics) and Steven Clinton, MD, PhD (The Ohio State University) will discuss the evidence base behind the most recent World Cancer Research Fund/American Institute for Cancer Research (WCRF/AICR) Expert Panel report recommendations regarding meat intake; challenges and progress in the identification of specific individual HCA biomarkers and their isolation from human tissue; and challenges associated with estimating dietary HCA and PAH exposure using common dietary assessment techniques and publicly available HCA/PAH exposure estimation tools.
The American Society for Nutrition (ASN) designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 CPEUs. Dietitians and dietetic technicians, registered should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. ASN (Provider #NS010) is accredited and approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) as a provider of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) programs for Registered Dietitians.