Dietary Approaches to Weight Management: Efficacy and Metabolic Effects

Dietary Approaches to Weight Management: Efficacy and Metabolic Effects

Schedule: On Demand (The original live program aired on September 20, 2011 at 7:00pm EST)

Program Overview
The faculty reviewed results from clinical trials evaluating dietary approaches to weight loss and weight loss maintenance. Effects on body weight, body composition and cardiovascular risk factors were reviewed, as well as hypotheses that will need to be tested in future research.

Christopher D. Gardner, PhD
Kevin C. Maki, PhD, CLS, FNLA

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Education Information

This program, though not accredited in its archived form, is targeted towards specific content areas and learning objectives.

Content Domain
This activity falls under the following content domain(s):

  • 6.1 Dietary Recommendations for Prevention and Treatment of CVD

Learning Objectives
This activity teaches to the following learning objective(s):

  1. Describe metabolic effects of weight loss diets that vary in type and sources of carbohydrate, fat and protein.
  2. Discuss clinical trial evidence regarding the efficacy of various dietary approaches, including those emphasizing different macronutrients (protein, carbohydrate and fat), as well as macronutrient quality, for weight loss and weight loss maintenance.