Continuing Professional Education

The following Continuing Professional Education (CPE) content has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Below you can find instructions for completing and receiving credit for each of our CPE-eligible activities.  You may submit an evaluation of any of the following CPE offerings to the Commission on Dietetic Registration at QualityCPE@eatright.org

Webinars      Self-Study Activities

Webinars

Dairy Decisions: Purchase Drivers, Health Impacts & Demographic Considerations

This free, 60-minute webinar features data from IFIC’s new consumer research on dairy. In this webinar, you will gain insights into dairy purchase drivers and perceptions on health impacts, with an emphasis on Black and Indigenous People of Color (BIPOC) subpopulations, and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) eligible people as well. Speakers explore consumption barriers and considerations for dairy products as part of a healthy eating pattern, including potential barriers that may be uniquely attributable to race, ethnicity and/or income level.

To view this (free) webinar, click here. Registration is required to view the webinar recording.

Additional Webinar Details   

  • CPEU(s) offered: 1 
  • Program Level:  2  
  • Performance Indicators: 2.1.1, 4.2.6, 6.3.1
  • Featured Speakers:   
    • Wendy Reinhardt Kapsak, MS, RDN
    • Dr. Tamika Sims
  • Viewer Evaluation:  Please evaluate this webinar here. You may also submit an evaluation of this CPE offering to the Commission on Dietetic Registration at QualityCPE@eatright.org.  
  • The recording of this webinar is pending 1 CPEUs per the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), the credentialing agency for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Please check back later for more information about CPE credit.

IFIC Consumer Insights & Resources


Please note: the following Expert Webinars are no longer eligible for CPE credit.

An Apple A Day? Emerging Research On The Impact Of Fruits, Vegetables & Fiber On The Gut Microbiome 

Registrants will learn how the gut microbiome is impacted by what we eat and how this connects to health outcomes. Specific considerations for how fiber, fruit, and vegetable consumption impact the flora of the gut will be discussed. Speakers also explored newly released consumer research showcasing perceptions on fruit and vegetable consumption, and how pesticide exposure concerns can impact these consumption habits. 

To register for this free webinar, click here.

Additional Webinar Details   

IFIC Consumer Insights & Resources 


Caffeine For Athletic Performance: Friend Or Foe? 

In this webinar, you will learn about consumer perceptions, safety, sources, recommended amounts as well as the potential role of caffeine in athletic performance. 

To register for this free webinar, click here.  

Additional Webinar Details   

  • Program Level:  2  
  • Performance Indicators: 4.2.6, 6.3.1, 8.3.6 
  • Featured Speakers:Jessica Isaacs, RD, CSSD, Sports Dietitian and Tony Flood, Senior Director, Food Ingredient Communications, IFIC
  • Speaker Slides 
  • View Tony Flood, IFIC’s slides here. 
  • View Jessica Isaacs, RD, CSSD’s slides here.
  • Viewer Evaluation:  Please evaluate this webinar here.   

 IFIC Consumer Insights & Resources 

 


 

Breaking Down the Basics and Biological Fate of Low- and No-Calorie Sweeteners 

In this webinar on low- and no-calorie sweeteners, you will learn about consumer perceptions, recent safety evaluations and intake guidelines, and the unique characteristics of various types of low- and no-calorie sweeteners that determine how we absorb, metabolize, and excrete them after consumption. 

To register for this free webinar, click here

Additional Webinar Details   

  • Program Level:  2  
  • Performance Indicators: 4.2.6, 6.3.1, 8.1.4 
  • Featured Speakers:  Dr. Berna Magnuson and Kris Sollid, RD
  • Speaker Slides: View slides here
  • Viewer Evaluation:  Please evaluate this webinar here.

IFIC Consumer Insights & Resources 

 


 

The Processed Foods Paradox: Consumer Insights on Today’s Most Controversial Foods 

This webinar explores consumer perceptions, attitudes and behaviors about processed foods and their potential place in healthy dietary patterns. This webinar serves as a follow-up to IFIC’s previous webinar: Processed Foods: Can they be right for your health or are they better left on the store shelf?  

To register for this free webinar, click here. 

Additional Webinar Details   

  • Program Level:  2  
  • Performance Indicators: 2.1.1, 4.2.6, 6.3.1  
  • Featured Speakers:  Wendy Reinhardt Kapsak, MS, RDN, Alyssa Pike, RDN 
  • Speaker Slides: View slides here 
  • Viewer Evaluation:  Please evaluate this webinar here. 

Consumer Insights from IFIC  

 


 

Advancing Health Professionals’ Understanding of Heavy Metals in Food: What Can Be Done to Protect Public Health? 

In this webinar, attendees will enhance their knowledge about the FDA’s “Closer to Zero Action Plan” to reduce childhood exposure to these contaminants and, most importantly, learn more about the importance of nutrition in helping to protect public health.

To register for this free webinar, click here.

Additional Webinar Details  

  • Program Level:  2 
  • Performance Indicators:2.1.1, 4.2.6, 6.3.1 
  • Featured Speakers:  Conrad Choiniere, PhD, FDA, Kellie O. Casavale, PhD, RDN, FDA and Tony Flood, IFIC 
  • Speaker Slides: View here 
  • Viewer Evaluation:  Please evaluate this webinar here. 

Additional Resources from FDA 

Additional Resources from IFIC 

 


 

Processed Foods: Right For Your Health or Better Left On the Store Shelf? 

In this webinar you will learn about consumer perceptions of processed foods and new USDA-ARS research on the role of processed foods in healthy and affordable dietary patterns.

To register for this free webinar, click here.

Additional Webinar Details  

  • Program Level:  2 
  • Performance Indicators:4.2.6, 6.3.1, 8.5.4 
  • Featured Speakers:  Kris Sollid, RD, IFIC; Dr. Julie Hess, USDA 
  • Viewer Evaluation:  Please evaluate this webinar here. 

Additional Resources 

Additional Resources from IFIC 

IFIC Consumer Research 

 


 

Food System Actions Fighting Climate Change: A Closer Look at the Role of Packaging Sustainability  

This recorded webinar provides perspectives from IFIC consumer research on sustainable packaging, as well as innovations and actions from across the food supply that embody climate-smart best practices to satisfy consumer and environmental demands.

To register for this free webinar, click here.

Additional Webinar Details 

  • Program Level:  1 
  • Performance Indicators:  1.8.4, 4.2.4, 11.1.5 
  • Featured Speakers:  Tamika Sims, PhD; Krisztina R. Dörnyei, PhD; Milena Corredig, PhD 
  • Viewer Evaluation:  Please evaluate this webinar here.

 


 

Reducing Risk for Foodborne Illness: Consumers’ Most Important Food Safety Issue

This recorded webinar provides participants with an update on efforts to reduce the risk of foodborne illness through two sectors: the foodservice industry and the federal government. Speakers share data, insights, expertise, and recommendations for food safety best practices to protect public health.

To register for this free webinar, click here.

Additional Webinar Details

  • Program Level:  2
  • Performance Indicators:  2.1.2, 4.2.6, 11.1.5
  • Featured Speakers:  Catherine Cosby, Tom Ford, Aaron Lavallee, Tony Flood
  • Viewer Evaluation:  Please evaluate this webinar here.

 


 

Morning, Noon or Night: What You Should Know about Caffeine’s Effect on Sleep and Alternative Sources of Caffeine 

This recorded webinar provides participants with the current science on safety as well as practical information about caffeine, its effect on adults, sleep patterns and education opportunities for practitioners in retail settings.

To register for this free webinar, click here.  

Additional Webinar Details 

  • Program Level:  2 
  • Performance Indicators:  4.2.6, 6.2.3, 11.1.4, 11.2.3 
  • Featured Speakers:  Becki Holmes, MS, RDN, LDN and Annette Maggi, MS, RDN, LD, FAND 
  • Viewer Evaluation:  Please evaluate this webinar here. 

 


 

Gut Check: Low- and No-Calorie Sweeteners and the Gut Microbiome  

This recorded webinar discusses the gut microbiome, how low- and no-calorie sweeteners interact with the gut microbiome, and what the published literature has to say about the relationship between these interactions and risk for developing type 2 diabetes. 

To register for this free webinar, click here.  

Additional Webinar Details:     

  • Program Level: 2 
  • Performance Indicators: 4.2.6, 6.3.1, 8.1.4  
  • Featured Speaker: Sabrina Ayoub-Charette (Doctoral student at the University of Toronto) 
  • Viewer Evaluation: You can evaluate this webinar here. 

 


 

Navigating Nutrition Science in the Media: Translating Evidence to the Public 

This recorded webinar provides tools to think more critically and offers techniques and resources to better understand and communicate the quality of nutrition research studies that often receive attention in social or traditional media.    

To register for this free webinar, click here.   

Additional Webinar Details:     

  • Program Level: 2 
  • Performance Indicators: 4.1.2, 4.1.3, 6.4.2, 8.1.1 
  • Featured Speakers: Andrew Brown, PhD (University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences), Charlotte Martin, MS, RDN, CSOWM, CPT 
  • Viewer Evaluation: You can evaluate this webinar here. 

 


 

Adding Perspective to Recent Sugar Intake Trends 

This recorded webinar presents the latest added sugars consumption data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), biological drivers of sugar consumption and the role of sweet taste receptors.

To register for this free webinar, click here. 

Additional Webinar Details:     

  • Program Level: 2 
  • Performance Indicators: 4.2.6, 6.4.3, 11.1.5  
  • Featured Speakers: Alanna Moshfegh, MS, RD (USDA), Paul Breslin, Ph.D. (Monell Chemical Senses Center, Rutgers University).  
  • Viewer Evaluation: You can evaluate this webinar here. 

 


 

Low-Calorie Sweetener Safety: Settled or Asking For Evidence?

This recorded webinar covers the safety and metabolism of low- and no-calorie sweeteners. 

To register for this free webinar, click here. 

Additional Webinar Details:     

  • Program Level: 2 
  • Performance Indicators: 4.1.2, 4.1.3, 6.4.2, 8.1.1  
  • Featured Speaker: Dr. Ashley Roberts, PhD 
  • Viewer Evaluation: You can evaluate this webinar here.

 


 

IFIC Agricultural Technology and Food Salon

This recorded webinar consists of several woman professionals involved in agricultural technology, public health and nutrition.

To register for this free webinar, click here.

Additional Webinar Details:

  • Program Level: 2
  • Performance Indicators: 3.1.2, 8.1.2, 11.1.4, 12.1.1
  • Viewer Evaluation: You can evaluate this webinar here.

 


 

Food Psychology and the Role of Low-Calorie Sweeteners in Appetite and Weight Control 

This recorded webinar explores elements of food psychology and the role of low-calorie sweeteners in appetite and weight control. 

To register for this free webinar, click here. 

Additional Webinar Details:    

  • Program Level: 1 or 2    
  • Performance Indicators: 4.1.2, 6.2.3, 8.3.4, 9.3.1 
  • Featured Speaker: Dr. Charlotte Hardman, FHEA
  • Viewer Evaluation: You can evaluate this webinar here. 

 


 

The ABCs of LCS: Addressing Benefits and Concerns of Low-Calorie Sweeteners 

This recorded webinar covers the latest scientific evidence related to intended benefits, concerns and evolving guidelines on low- and no-calorie sweeteners.

To register for this free webinar, click here. 

Additional Webinar Details:   

  • Program Level: 1 or 2   
  • Performance Indicators: 4.1.2, 6.2.3, 6.3.11, 8.3.4   
  • Featured Speaker: Dr. John L Sievenpiper, MD, PhD, FRCPC  
  • Viewer Evaluation: You can evaluate this webinar here.

 


 

Myths and Facts about Caffeine Safety: An Expert Evaluation of the Current Science

In this Expert Webinar, Dr. Doepker presented an expert toxicological evaluation of the current science of caffeine. The presentation addressed questions about caffeine metabolism, toxicity, and safety, as well as discussed current controversies in caffeine research.   

Additional Webinar Details:    

  • Program Level: 1 or 2    
  • Performance Indicators: 6.2.3, 8.1.2, 8.3.6, 9.3.1
  • Featured Speaker: Dr. Candace Doepker
  • Speaker slides: View here 

Self-Study Activities

Monk Fruit CPE Self-Study Activity