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Dale Kline
Dale Kline, MS, RD, LD

Director, Food, Nutrition and Dietetics

 

Our Spring Magazine and Medicare-Compliant Obesity Counseling

  • March 27th, 2014

I hope you all had a chance to see the Spring issue of the Nutrition Dimension magazine (either via the mail or the digital version) which is devoted to the topic of obesity. So many of us have been touched professionally and personally by this epidemic. How can we not when over 60% of the U.S. is either overweight or obese.

We are inundated with stories and information about the obesity epidemic. News stories discuss a multitude of ways to prevent obesity, while TV shows and ads declare they have found the magic cure for obesity. In theory, losing weight should be simple: Decrease food intake and/or increase exercise output. In practice, however, losing weight is never simple. The reality is that 90% to 95% of people who lose weight do not keep it off. That is a dismal success rate. Yet more discussions and energy are devoted to helping people lose weight. Despite all the attention, more than 112,000 Americans die of obesity-related diseases each year and it contributes to four of the leading causes of death in the United States. The estimated total costs to society—including medical treatment, lost workdays because of obesity-related illness, and sales of diet […]

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Course Advisor

  • March 3rd, 2014

Need Help Picking a Course? Try Our Course Advisor!

Registered Dietitians and Dietetic Technicians: With the CDR deadline approaching on May 31st, we thought we’d recommend some courses that you […]

Where Have the Sterols and Stanols Gone?

  • February 27th, 2014

I need help. Today I was putting the final touches on the update of Functional Foods Part 2: Fermented Foods and Macronutrients (RD86). While I was double checking a […]

Guide to Continuing Education Primer Series

  • January 30th, 2014

Dietitian CE Made Easy
A Complete Guide to Continuing Education for Dietitians and Nutritionists

As a Registered Dietitian (RD), or soon to be, you play a vital role in the healthcare […]

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