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Sugar Sabotage! - CEC Course

by Scott Josephson, MS, RD

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Type: Online Course

Item: C910331CEC

Description

Sugar or artificial sweetener! What should you use? This course will discuss several sources of sugar, including sucrose, fructose, sugar alcohols, artificial sweeteners (like Splenda® and Equal®), high fructose corn syrups, honey and others. Walk away with a better understanding of the composition of sugars and sweeteners, how they are metabolized, acceptable daily intake, and their effects on appetite, weight loss, fat storage and stability.
By Scott Josephson, MS, RD

Available Course Credits

AASFP
0.10
ACSM
1.00
CHEK
1.00
CI
1.00
IFPA
1.00
ISSA
1.00
NCCPT
0.10
NCSF
0.50
NESTA
0.10
NETA
1.00
NFPT
0.10
NSPA
1.00
PTAG
1.00
PTIA
1.00
REPS NZ
0.75
REPs UAE
1.00
REPs UK
1.00
W.I.T.S.
1.00

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) protocol for testing artificial sweeteners for carcinogens, mutations, reproductive and pharmokinetic safety.
  2. Identify the differences between the American Dietetic Association's position statement and other national organizations' on the safety of nutritive and non-nutritive sweeteners.
  3. Recognize and determine the health issues surrounding sucrose and its effects on blood pressure, depression and addiction.
  4. Know how high-fructose corn syrup can decrease mineral absorption and potentially lead to bone fragility, anemia and difficulty in controlling blood sugar levels.
  5. Recognize the functions of carbohydrate metabolism from fructose, honey, sugar alcohols, stevia and non-nutritive sweetening options.
  6. Understand the FDA's upper limits (Adequate Daily Intake) based on kilograms per body weight for aspartame, sucralose, acesulfame potassium, saccharin, sugar alcohols and other sugars, that are determined to be safe or dangerous for long-term consumption.

Course Content

Sugar Sabotage!Streaming Video
Sugar Sabotage!Streaming Video
Sugar Sabotage!DVD(DVD versions only)
C910331CECOnline Test

About the Author

Scott Josephson, MS, RD

Scott Josephson, MS, RD IDEA Author/Presenter

Scott Josephson, MS, is the director of operations at Hippocrates Health Institute, a premier life-changing property in West Palm Beach, Florida. He has presented at conferences throughout North Ameri...

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