Sound-Bite Science Reporting: Helping Consumers Know Who and What to Believe

Recorded Wednesday, October 1, 2014 2:00 pm ET. The credit for this webinar has expired. Please consider our most recent webinar to earn a valid CPE credit.
Are you frustrated by the constant ups and downs of nutrition and diet headlines? Do you wish you could just cut through all of the hype and just find the truth? You can! Join us to discover how scientific literature can go viral and what information can get lost in the process of presenting a study to the public. We give you tools, tips and resources to help you read science news with a critical eye in order to sort the wheat from the chaff.

This free, one-hour webinar has been approved for one CPE credit for Registered Dietitians and Dietetic Technicians, Registered. Meets learning codes 1090, 1130, 1140, and 9020. You will:

  • Investigate where people are obtaining their health information and how this impacts their knowledge base
  • Learn about the shortcomings of “sound-bite” based nutrition and health reports
  • Discuss the impact of “noise” in media headlines on the health field
  • Learn how to critically “read between” the headlines
  • Be shown how to objectively read a study
  • Gain resources on trusted sites (and information about why they should be trusted)

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