Fighting Obesity With Nutrition
Estimated time to complete session: 60 mins.
Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:
1. State the dietary approaches that have been shown to be most effective for weight loss.
2. Analyze the evidence surrounding low-fat high-carbohydrate vs low-carbohydrate diets and the potential for benefit on body weight and metabolic risk.
3. Determine appropriate use of supplemental pharmacotherapy to support weight loss.
4. Develop a multidisciplinary nutrition education plan to assist patients in making effective nutrition lifestyle changes.
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Melissa L. Borthwick, MD – Elliot Health System, Manchester, New Hampshire
- 0.75 AAFP prescribed