Clean Eating - What Does It Really Mean?
Suggested CDR learning Codes: 5200, 5370, 6010
Suggested CDR Performance Indicators: 1.1.3, 2.2.2, 4.1.2, 9.1.3
CPE Level 2
This continuing education course reviews the ambiguity of the term "clean eating," explores the various interpretations that have emerged, and examines the evidence for and against claims pertaining to clean eating. It also highlights the need for RDs to determine what outcomes their clients hope to achieve through clean eating and how to help them meet their needs using and evidence-based approach.
Course content appeared as the CPE Monthly in the August 2019 edition of Today's Dietitian.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be able to:
- Distinguish the challenges of defining clean eating.
- Evaluate the potential benefits and drawbacks to using the term "clean eating" with clients.
- Communicate effectively with clients who express a desire to eat clean, determine what outcomes they desire, and counsel them about how to achieve their nutrition goals.
Ginger Hultin, MS, RDN, CSO, is a nutrition and health writer and certified specialist in oncology nutrition in Seattle. She's past chair of the Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group and past president of the Chicago Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. You can see her work on her blog, Champagne Nutrition.
The author has no relevant disclosures to report regarding this program. She has certified that no conflicts of interest exists for this program. View our disclosure policy.
- 2.00 CDR