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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
ISFTA
1.00
ISSA
1.00
NCCPT
0.10
NCEP
1.00
NCSF
0.50
NESTA
0.10
NETA
1.00
NFPT
0.25
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!
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C910331CEC
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About the Author

Scott Josephson, MS, RD

Scott Josephson, MS, RD IDEA Author/Presenter

Scott is a nationally recognized award winning speaker who has been published over 100 times, and has been featured in educational webinars, videos and DVDs sold worldwide. As a well-recognized industry leader with extensive experience, Scott delivers tremendous passion and influence to vast audiences, associations, communities, corporations, private groups and a vast array of health, fitness and wellness professionals. Scott is the recipient of the 2005 Director of the Year for Teaching Excellence, the 2010 Specialty Presenter of the Year, the 2011 Citizen of the Year Award, and is on the International Advisory Boards for the American Fitness Professionals and Associates, and the Canadian Fitness Professionals and Associates. He previous served as an operating partner at The Center for Nutritional Research and Treatment, and as the Director of Operations at the world-renowned Hippocrates Health Institute.

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