Goal and Learning Outcomes

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.

Course Termination/ Update Date : 08/19/2017

Course Originally Released on : 08/19/2014

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Accreditation Information


In support of improving patient care, OnCourse Learning is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

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