Polyols: A Primer for Dietetic Professionals
Self Study Module
A Continuing Professional Education Program for Health Professionals
The Calorie Control Council has developed this Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)-approved continuing professional education (CPE) online program. If you are a registered dietitian or a dietetic technician, simply follow the instructions to earn one CPE credit hour following successful completion of the CPE questions.
Few consumers understand what polyols are, and health professionals are key to helping them learn. This self-study module on polyols will enlighten learners as to the types of polyols found in foods, their health and functional benefits, and ways to counsel clients on incorporating polyols into a healthful diet.
After completing this self-study learning module, health professionals will be able to:
- Define polyols.
- Identify the various types of polyols found in foods and beverages.
- Understand the uses and health effects of polyols in foods.
- Counsel clients on how to incorporate polyols into an overall healthful eating pattern.
CDR Suggested Learning Needs Codes: 2000, 2020, 4000, 5000, 8100
Cost: There is no fee for this program
Step 1: Register for this free CPE self-study module. The self-study module is open to everyone, but you must register in order to be eligible for CPE credit.
Step 2: Read and View the Online Program.
Step 4: Complete the Program Evaluation so that Calorie Control Council may continually improve its CPE offerings.
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