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Saturday, July 21 • 2:40pm - 4:10pm
Lessons from Ancestral Eating: What Pedagogy is Getting Wrong When Training our Dietitians and Nutritionists in Adult Weight Management

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Training for nutritionists and dietitians is based on Evidence-based Nutrition Practice Guidelines, but they are clearly not effective for creating sustainable weight loss in adults. Even with more holistic approaches to weight management, like mindful eating, intuitive eating, positive psychology, and the Health at Every Size model, which propose that restrictions placed on eating are at the root of overeating, are not effective at creating lasting change either. Examining the various naturally occurring restrictions that were present for our ancestors can provide insights into effective strategies to bridge the gap between our modern hyper-palatable food environment and our evolutionary mis-matched tendencies toward adiposity.

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Carole Freeman

Carole Freeman completed her master’s degree in Nutrition and Clinical Health Psychology at Bastyr University and a Certification in Clinical Hypnotherapy from The Wellness Institute. After a disabling car accident in 2014, Carole discovered the healing power of the ketogenic diet... Read More →

Saturday July 21, 2018 2:40pm - 4:10pm MDT
Ballrooms B/C