Intermittent Fasting — An Evidence-Based Assessment
This continuing education course identifies and examines the basic guidelines for various methods of IF, reviews the scientific literature, and discusses evidence, potential benefits, contraindications, and possible downsides to both short-term and long-term fasting.
Course content appeared as the CPE Monthly in the June/July 2021 edition of Today’s Dietitian.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:
- Counsel clients about the different types of intermittent fasting (IF) methods.
- Evaluate the current research surrounding IF.
- Examine the health effects of IF.
- Provide education on the potential side effects and drawbacks of IF.
Dana Angelo White, MS, RD, ATC, is president of Dana White Nutrition, Inc, a sports dietitian, and an associate clinical professor of athletic training and sports medicine at Quinnipiac University.
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