Closing the Dietary Fiber Gap: Aligning Dietary Fiber...

Overview Few people realize that how dietary fiber is defined has a huge impact on fiber intake and health. This self-study module on dietary fiber will enlighten participants as to the how the variety of definitions of fiber impacts nutrition labeling, food composition databases, and nutrition research design and interpretation...

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Dietary Fiber Ingredients: Expanding Options for Meeting Dietary...

Overview Fiber is an important part of a balanced diet and plays a protective role against several diseases. This self-study provides cutting edge information on the major mechanisms through which dietary fiber provides its health benefits. It also reviews the recommended daily intake of fiber and identifies several fiber ingredients...

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Polyols: A Primer for Dietetic Professionals

Overview Few consumers understand what polyols are, and health professionals are key to helping them learn. This self-study module on polyols will enlighten participants as to the types of polyols found in foods, their health and functional benefits, and ways to counsel clients on incorporating polyols into a healthful diet....

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Low and Reduced Calorie Sweeteners: Hot Topics from...

Description:  Reduced-calorie sweeteners are a hot topic and dietitians need scientifically based answers to the questions they receive from clients, colleagues and even friends and family. This webinar will touch on the “hot topics” or “water cooler talk” related to reduced-calorie sweeteners. Dietitians will learn more about how these food...

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Demystifying FDA’s Food Ingredient Approval Process

Overview Dietitians and other health professionals hear questions every day about whether the foods in grocery stores or restaurants are healthy and safe. Processed foods, complex ingredient names, low-calorie sweeteners, and preservatives are just a few examples of ingredient-related questions asked by consumers. The RD is uniquely positioned to hear...

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From Bench to Broadcast: Putting Research into Perspective

Description With obesity and diabetes at epidemic proportions, the time to act is now. Practical, real-world strategies related to weight and diabetes control must be provided to the general public to aid them in making better overall healthy lifestyle choices. However, many studies are taken out of context. Dr. Adam...

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