Help Your Patients Fill Their Fiber Gaps
Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 2070, 4030, 6010; Level 2
Surveys indicate that people fall dramatically short of their recommended fiber goals, missing out on a key strategy to promote health. In this continuing education course, you will learn why people do not consume adequate amounts of fiber, information about various types of fiber that can help promote health, and strategies to help your patients increase their fiber intake.
Course content was written by Sharon Palmer, RD, a contributing editor at Today’s Dietitian, a freelance food and nutrition writer in southern California, and author of The Plant-Powered Diet.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be able to:
- Name different types of fiber and identify sources of each.
- Assist patients in filling their fiber gaps at meal and snacks.
- Identify opportunities to offer fiber supplementation as appropriate for certain populations.
- 2.00 CDR