Creating Meals for Lasting Satisfaction and Energy
Series: Plateful of Good Health
Description: Wouldn't it be great to be able to curb food cravings and maintain a more consistent level of energy throughout your day? Explore why the glycemic index of the foods you eat affects how you feel. Discover how to combine food groups in the right portions and timing for more lasting satisfaction and sustained energy. Learn practical tips to create meals and snacks to support your health.
Length: One hour
Contact Hours Awarded: 1.0
Successful Completion: Your continuing education certificate will be available to print after you view the entire presentation and complete the online evaluation form.
Program Goals: The goal of this educational activity is provide nurses with an understanding of the current nutritional guidelines and the effect that glycemic index has on health and disease risk and to recommend practical ways to create meals that support good health, lower disease risk and maintain energy levels.
1. Learner will be able to explain how to fill a meal plate with food to balance health and energy.
2. Learner will be able to describe the physiologic responses to food and affect on health & disease risk.
3. Learner will be able to explain in his/her own words the importance of eating pattern as it relates to metabolism & weight.
Accreditation Info: This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Rhode Island State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Conflict of Interest: None
Approval Period: Expires: 3/29/2014