This continuing education course examines how hormones play a role in both appetite stimulation and appetite suppression. This course also will explore how additional factors can influence appetite and how the dietitian can make recommendations in practice.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:
Identify appetite-stimulating and appetite-suppressing hormones and explain their roles.
Describe the role of additional factors, such as diet, exercise, and sleep as contributing factors to appetite.
Provide practical recommendations to clients that align with what research shows about appetite and hormones.
Suggested CDR Performance Indicators:
4.1.2, 8.1.1, 10.1.1
CDR Activity Type:
Lauren Hamaty, MS, RD, LDN, is a clinical dietitian in the Boston area who has worked in inpatient settings, outpatient settings, and long term care. She also has a BFA in writing, literature, and publishing and is a freelance nutrition 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.