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Low-Calorie Sweeteners: Moving Beyond the Myths - WEB319
Low-Calorie Sweeteners: Moving Beyond the Myths

WEB319 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Hope Warshaw, RD, CDE, BC-ADM
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The goal of this webinar is to provide an overview of the current evidence on the health concerns of excess added sugars consumption and the safety and efficacy of low calorie sweeteners in weight management to enable healthcare providers to offer research-based practical advice to people they counsel to reduce added sugars consumption. At the conclusion of this webinar participants will be able to:
  1. Discuss the current intake of added sugars in the U.S. and related health concerns
  2. Describe the differences between the FDA process for a food additive and GRAS ingredient and identify the key elements for safety review of food additives
  3. Explain the results of recent research focused on the efficacy of low calorie sweeteners in weight management.
  4. Teach people they counsel how to change their beverage choices to reduce consumption of added sugars for health/disease prevention, and weight management.

Hope Warshaw, MMSc, RD, CDE, BC-ADM, discloses that she receives consulting and speaking fees from Heartland Food Products Group.

Accreditation Information
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, dietitians and health educators.
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at ContinuingEducation.com or Nurse.com/CE. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at CEDirect.ContinuingEducation.com and search for this topic title.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 10/10/2019

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