Weighing in on Weight-Loss Diets: What Does the Science Say?

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 2:00 pm EST

Join dietitians Allison Stowell and Kit Broihier for this free, one-hour webinar.

Are you interested in exploring popular commercial weight-loss diets and understanding what makes them so attractive to the mainstream population? This timely webinar will examine how each of these popular diets “works” and dive deep into the research that supports or disputes each diet.

Participants will be able to:

  • Outline the differences between current popular weight-loss diets available today
  • Report on the science related to different popular diets
  • Discuss the potential impact of popular diets on overall health, wellness and long-term weight-loss goals
  • Share knowledge on this topic with patients, clients, consumers, colleagues, students and others

This webinar is approved for one CPE credit for Registered Dietitians and Dietetic Technicians, Registered. Meets learning codes 5370, 2000, 2070, 4000, and 4040.

Resources

Keto Diet

Atkins/South Beach – Low Carbohydrate

Carb Cycling

Whole 30

Paleo

Intermittent Fasting

Alkaline Diet

Volumetrics Diet

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Allison Stowell, MS, RD, CDN
Guiding Stars Dietitian
As a Registered Dietitian, Allison enables individuals to make positive, sustainable changes in their eating habits by stressing conscious eating, improving relationships with food and offering a non-diet approach for reaching and maintaining ideal body weight. She joins the Guiding Stars team to help people in a number of sectors (grocery, hospitals, schools and universities) to understand how to use the Guiding Stars nutrition navigation program to make healthier food choices.

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Kitty Broihier, MS, RD, LD
Scientific Advisor
Kitty has dedicated her career to helping businesses, public relations agencies, trade associations and the media navigate the ever-changing nutrition landscape. She is the president of NutriComm Inc., a consultancy specializing in food and nutrition communications. Kitty is also an adjunct faculty member of Southern Maine Community College’s Nutrition Department. Kitty has served on the board of the Maine Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics for many years, including two terms as president.

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