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Can Low Calorie Sweeteners Help with Weight Management?

WEB251 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Robyn Flipse, RDN, MS, MA
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The goal of this webinar is to present new research demonstrating the effectiveness of low calorie sweeteners as part of a weight management program so clinicians can counsel their patients about their use. Upon completion, participants will be able to:
  • Identify factors that influence appetite, food intake and eating behavior in human beings that contribute to overweight and obesity
  • Describe different no and low calorie sweeteners and their distinct features
  • Evaluate results from studies on the impact of low calorie sweeteners on body weight based on study design
  • Identify the diet and lifestyle behaviors of people who are regular users of low calorie sweeteners
  • Inform patients about the role of low calorie sweeteners in the diet

Robyn Flipse, RDN, MS, MA, Founder of Nutrition Communication Services, discloses that she is a spokesperson for Chandler Chicco Agency, McNeil Nutritionals, LLC, and Calorie Control Council. She is also a consultant for DDC Advocacy.

Accreditation Information
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, dietitians, health educators, and pharmacists.
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
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This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 8/19/2017

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