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October 2017 Issue

Counseling Vegan Clients
These 10 strategies will help any RD meet the nutrient needs of this unique population.

Is A2 Milk the Game-Changer for Dairy Intolerance?
Research suggests the milk protein beta-casein and not the milk sugar lactose may be causing much of the GI distress linked with dairy milk consumption.

The Future of Nutrigenomics
Dietitians know genes and diet interact, but is nutrition counseling based on genetic makeup ready for prime time?

Integrative Nutrition Therapy for Mood Disorders
Emerging research shows that nutraceuticals plus diet and lifestyle changes may be able to treat common mental illnesses.

Cultural Disparities in Obesity, Bariatric Surgery
Learn more about the prevalence of obesity among different ethnic groups, the factors affecting the provision of weight loss surgery, and the cultural issues that impact health outcomes.

Get Creative With Graphic Design
Building your artistic skills can improve the look of nutrition education materials and presentations, boost your business, and enhance patient care.

CPE Monthly: The Science Behind Fish Oil Supplements
This continuing education course explores fish oil's efficacy for a variety of conditions and stages of life.

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September 2017 Issue

The Best of Chicago Dining
If you're going to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo™ next month, prepare to enjoy a wide variety of award-winning, world-class cuisine in this historic melting pot of different cultures.

Diet vs Statins
Is one better than the other for the prevention of CVD?

Food Fears
Packaging claims such as "free from," "clean," "natural," and "organic" may be deterrents to healthful eating.

Aquafaba's Versatility
Instead of pouring aquafaba down the drain, clients can put this ingredient to good use in many of the foods they enjoy.

Hair Growth Supplements
A plethora of supplemental nutrients and botanicals boast claims to regrow hair and restore hair health, but are they evidence based?

Alkaline and Plant Waters
Research suggests that while functional waters may contain some nutrients, they may not be better than bottled or tap water for rehydration.

CPE Monthly: Assessing and Monitoring Body Composition
This continuing education course compares and contrasts BMI with a variety of strategies for measuring body composition as it relates to weight management throughout the life cycle. It also provides recommendations and strategies for RDs to apply this information in various patient care settings.

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August 2017 Issue

Nutrition Education for Preschoolers
Research shows that targeting the overall nutrition environment seems to be most effective for encouraging healthful eating habits among this young age group.

Older Adult Fitness Programs
As the senior population increases, exercise options for boomers and beyond are growing in number and variety.

FDA Changes Fiber Definition
Learn about the FDA's new definition of dietary fiber, the controversy surrounding its categorization, and how to counsel clients about labeling changes.

Supermarket RDs Rise Above Challenges
Despite grocery stores' tough economic times, supermarket dietitians continue to prove their value by innovating business and helping consumers eat healthfully.

Image-Based Dietary Assessments
Find out about their advantages and disadvantages and how to use them in practice.

CPE Monthly: Nutrition and Vision: How Diet Influences Eye Disease
This continuing education course reviews the relationship between nutrition and vision with a focus on glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration. Key nutrients for disease management are identified, and supplementation recommendations are examined.

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July 2017 Issue

Prebiotics' Role in Treating Lactose Intolerance
Learn about the latest research on prebiotics for lactose intolerance treatment and strategies for counseling clients.

Fruit Forward Desserts
These scrumptious seasonal treats can boost clients' consumption of fresh fruits at the peak of ripeness.

Today's Dietitian's Fourth Annual Spring Symposium
Get the scoop on highlights from Today's Dietitian's best ever continuing education and networking event in the heart of New Orleans' French Quarter.

Guest Commentary: Dietitians Are Health and Wellness Gatekeepers
Dietitians can provide a path to wellness for clients with type 2 diabetes and help prevention efforts.

Hypoglycemia Prevention and Management
There's something that should go here, but I don't know what it is yet.

Foods and Eating Patterns for Diabetes Prevention
Research supports adjustments to overall diet patterns as the best nutritional intervention to reduce diabetes risk, and emerging evidence suggests an emphasis on certain foods within those patterns.

The Latest Physical Activity Recommendations
Here's an overview of the new guidelines and strategies for counseling and motivating patients to move more.

Best Sweeteners for People With Diabetes
Research suggests there's no one sweetener that's best for people with diabetes, but dietitians can advise patients to use a variety of nonnutritive sweeteners to reduce intake of added sugars.

CPE Monthly: Shopping for Healthful Foods on a Budget
This continuing education course identifies and examines trends in food costs and consumer purchasing behaviors and provides recommendations and strategies consumers can use to purchase healthful foods on a tight budget.

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June 2017 Issue

Stevia's Splendor
Today's Dietitian reviews the science behind this popular no-calorie sweetener.

Theme Park Menu Makeovers
Your clients' next vacation to various theme parks across the country can be filled with healthful food choices as well as fun and adventure for the entire family.

Team Nutrition
Plans are underway to improve this federal program to promote healthful eating and boost physical activity in our nation's schools.

Food Product Entrepreneurs
Some RDs have successfully created tasty food products in their kitchens that have made their way onto grocery store shelves and into the hands of health-conscious consumers.

Slowing Chronic Kidney Disease Progression
In part two of this two-part series, emerging research shows that protein quality, not quantity, may help slow CKD progression.

CPE Monthly: Specific Carbohydrate Diet for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
This continuing education course examines the evidence that the specific carbohydrate diet may be used to support clients with inflammatory bowel disease and explores how it compares with other evidence-based nutritional therapies.

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Dried Fruits

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May 2017 Issue

Pulses in the Mediterranean Diet
Pulses—beans, lentils, and peas—are the backbone of the traditional Mediterranean diet. Take a lesson or two on how these humble foods can be nutritious, as well as delicious, within this cultural eating style.

What's Behind Wheat Sensitivities?
It's not just about gluten. Learn what other factors may be causing patients' troublesome gastrointestinal symptoms.

Striving for Longevity
Blue Zones Project continues to make strides across the country as more people shed unwanted pounds and live more healthful lives.

Helping the Food Insecure
Here's how to identify food insecure clients and get them the assistance they need.

Chronic Kidney Disease Prevention
The first in a two-part series. Learn about the essential role diet plays in decreasing kidney disease risk and positively impacting this growing health burden.

CPE Monthly: Health Benefits of Tea
This continuing education course examines relevant research investigations, epidemiologic studies, and meta-analyses on the effects of tea on health, including its role in the prevention of many diseases.

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April 2017 Issue

Exceptional, Enjoyable Edamame
Once an exotic rarity, these tasty beans are now widely available, easy to cook, and a highly nutritious and well-accepted addition to any diet.

Diabetes Prevention in Older Adults
With the introduction of the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program, dietitians will have even more ammunition to help prevent this costly disease.

Yoga in Dietetics Practice
Today's Dietitian reviews the scientific evidence on yoga's health benefits and how to become a certified yoga instructor and yoga therapist.

Making Sense of Medical Foods
Learn what they are, the different types for various diseases, and how they're regulated.

MNT in Cystic Fibrosis Care — What RDs Need to Know
Learn how proper nutrition can save lives and boost quality of life for patients.

CPE Monthly: Asthma, Obesity, and Weight Management
This continuing education course discusses the observed links between obesity and asthma and examines the potential impact of weight loss on asthma control in adults and youth.

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Fueling for Fitness

Nutrition Support 360

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March 2017 Issue

The Wide World of Sports
Learn what it takes to counsel elite athletes to achieve their greatest performance.

TD10
Today's Dietitian presents its eighth annual showcase of 10 RDs who are making a difference.

Kroger's The Little Clinic
RDs are delivering remarkable nutrition services to shoppers in this unique supermarket setting.

End-of-Life Care — Understanding the RD's Role
It's a huge responsibility, but dietitians are most qualified to discuss ethics, tube feedings, and other tough issues with families of dying patients.

An Update on WIC
The Special Supplemental Program for Women, Infants, and Children has been around for decades and continues to further improve the nutrition and health status of those who participate.

CPE Monthly: Intensive Behavioral Therapy for Weight Management
This continuing education course identifies and examines the potential role for RDs in intensive behavioral therapy for weight management and provides recommendations and strategies on how RDs can perform this role in their practices.

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February 2017 Issue

Kids & Sodium Intake
Are they just as susceptible to developing disease risk factors as adults?

Plant Proteins
As more people choose plants for their source of proteins, RDs will need to become better acquainted with the issues surrounding their quality.  

What's New in Nutrition Support Therapy?
New guidelines and recommendations are set to improve patient safety and outcomes.

FDA's New Definition of 'Healthy'
Here's a review of what the new guidance around "healthy" labeling means for dietitians and consumers.

Guide to Insurance and Reimbursement
Today's Dietitian provides practical steps to filing claims, coding, and getting paid.

CPE Monthly: The Female Athlete Triad, Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport
This continuing education course uses published consensus statements and research on the triad and relative energy deficiency in sport to explain the current understanding of both conditions.

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January 2017 Issue

Sugar Industry Cover-Up?
Today's Dietitian evaluates the published analysis in JAMA alleging the sugar industry hid sugar's role in the development of heart disease.

Meal Delivery Services
Learn about eight of the most popular plans for busy clients who want the convenience of prepping healthful meals quickly.

Metabolically Healthy Obesity
Is it an oxymoron or a medical reality? Today's Dietitian reviews the science.

Cancer's Link to Body Fat
Research shows overweight and obesity are associated with several different types of cancers.

TD Exclusive: Diabetes Care and Education
Today's Dietitian sits down with Hope Warshaw, the 2016 immediate past-president of the American Association of Diabetes Educators, to discuss the organization's work, the RD's role in diabetes care, and ways dietitians can be most effective in delivering diabetes care, education, and support in the future.

CPE Monthly: Health Benefits of Chia
This continuing education course provides an overview of chia's history and nutrient composition, reviews current research regarding the health benefits of chia seeds, and offers strategies RDs can use to advise clients about chia seeds.

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