CME/CE Expiration Date: 06/30/2019*
*The expiration date listed above is the last day CME/CE credit can be claimed for this specific course.
Presentations within the Nutritional Strategies for Treating Obesity bundle include:
- That Fad Diet Was So Good, I Think I Will Try Another...
- The Scientific Basis of Carbohydrate-restricted Diets
- Artificial Sweeteners: Good or Bad?
- The Role Fat and Saturated Fat Play in Obesity
- Low-glycemic Load and High-phytonutrient Diet
- Processed Food: An Experiment that Failed
- The Western Diet and Immunity
- The "How-tos" of VLCDs and Meal Replacements in Obesity Medicine
July 01, 2016
June 15, 2019 12:00 AM
- Identify the latest dietary and health fads for the treatment of obesity and explain the scientific or lack of scientific evidence for the safety and efficacy of these products or procedures.
- Implement a carbohydrate-restricted diet for the treatment of obesity and related disease based on evidence from medical literature.
- Understand the current medical evidence both for and against the use of non-nutritive sweeteners in the treatment of obesity and related diseases.
- Inform patients of essential nutrition information, including function and sources of macronutrients and micronutrients.
- Learn about the chemistry, physiology, and epidemiology of dietary fat, including the much-maligned saturated fat.
- Understand and prescribe the low-glycemic load and high-phytonutrient diet.
- Review the effect the processed food industry has had on food consumption.
- Explore the differences between real and processed foods.
- Describe the effect of processed food consumption on health outcomes, environment, and spending.
- Identify the major functions of the immune system.
- Identify the importance of the microbiome in immunity and the impact of diet on the microbiome.
- Identify how diet and obesity alter these immune functions.
- Examine the role of protein in weight management.
- Investigate various nutritional approaches/protocols for weight loss.
- Illustrate the evidence supporting clinical meal replacements.
- Recognize the advantages and disadvantages of various diet plans in order to develop the most effective dietary weight-loss program to individual patient needs.
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s): 8.00
Participation Credit(s): 8.00
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