Food Addiction: A Different Perspective on Obesity
Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 5200, 5370, 6010; Level 2
Suggested CDR Performance Indicators: 8.3.6, 9.1.3, 10.1.1
This continuing education course examines the history, assessment, diagnosis, and neurobiology of food addiction and its potential role in obesity. In addition, it discusses strategies with which nutrition professionals can help clients with addictive food behaviors.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:
- Discuss the concept of food addiction and its potential role in obesity.
- State one proposed definition of food addiction and one proposed method for diagnosing food addiction.
- Assess the neurobiology of food addiction and the role specific neurochemicals play.
Terral Stoltz, RD, LD, is a Minneapolis-based clinical dietitian and freelance writer.
The author has no relevant disclosures to report regarding this program. She has certified that no conflict of interest exists for this program. View our disclosure policy.
- 2.00 CDR