CPE – Living Healthy with Less Added Sugar

This webinar “Living Healthy with Less Added Sugar” is a recorded presentation for 1 continuing education credit for Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses and Dietetic Professionals.

(CPE Provided by the American Heart Association)

Most Americans consume added sugars in excess of recommended levels, putting them at risk for adverse health consequences. The use of non-nutritive sweeteners can be a helpful strategy to reduce added sugar intake.

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CPE: 1.0

Learning Objectives

This course will prepare the healthcare professional to:

  • Discuss healthy eating patterns and benefits of weight management; health consequences of excess added sugars intake; and Americans’ added sugars intake compared to recommendations.
  • Identify the non-nutritive sweeteners permitted for specified conditions of use in the U.S. and briefly describe and contrast the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulatory processes for Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) and food additives to evaluate their safety.
  • Describe the body of research analyzing the role of non-nutritive sweeteners for weight management and diet quality and identify areas for further research.
  • Describe strategies for health care professionals to encourage patients and consumers to limit added sugars intake to achieve clinical goals and positive health outcomes.
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