Do High Glycemic Index Foods Cause Obesity and Diabetes? 2-Hour CPE Course


Dr. James J. Kenney, PhD, RD, FACN

Course Goals and Objectives:

Upon completion of this course the student will be better able to:

  1. Name 2 or more popular diet books which claim that high CHO diets are fattening.
  2. Explain why high glycemic index foods are not necessarily more fattening.
  3. Explain why glycemic index is a poor predictor of satiety and ad libitum caloric intake.
  4. Explain why Pima Indians living in Mexico refute the idea that a high carbohydrate diet leads to obesity and diabetes but a diet with more fat and protein does not.

Course Details:

  • 2 hour CPE course
  • Includes a certificate you can download upon completion
  • Features lifetime access to articles and certificates
  • Read lessons, take quiz, get certificate, all at your leisure
  • Learning needs codes: 4040, 4030, 4020, 5370, 5090