Nutrition Decisions



What is considered a “healthy fat”? Are artificial sweeteners safe? What is the difference between organic and conventional milk? To answer these questions and more, tune into our FREE Nutrition Decision webinar. Presented by Dr. Carolyn Dunn, Professor and Nutrition Specialist at NC State University, these live 1-hour webinars will focus on a current nutrition topic and the evidence behind it. The webinars fill quickly and spots are limited to the first 500 people to sign-in.

Now CEU certified! Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDN’s) may receive one hour of CEU credit for participating in the webinars. Please email administrator@esmmweighless.

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Recording Now Available:

healthy carbs

Not All Carbs Are Created Equal

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Please note, there is audio feedback at the beginning of the recording, please fast forward the first 10 seconds.


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Diets: Fad or Fact

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Life Hacks: Eat Healthy On a Busy Schedule
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In the webinar, Dr. Dunn references a meal planner and shopping list. To download the printable planner, click here: “Cook This, Buy That” Meal Planner and Shopping List

Nutrition Decisions Mini-Series: Steps to Eating the Med Way

The response to the first Med Instead of Meds webinar was overwhelming and we want to give you the tools you need to Go Med AND answer all of your questions. As you know, the Mediterranean-style eating pattern has been shown to promote health and decrease risk of many chronic diseases. Eating the Mediterranean way is not only healthy, it is delicious and satisfying. Foods that you once thought of as too high in fat or unhealthy, including nuts, olive oil, olives, and whole grains, become an everyday part of your diet. This webinar mini-series will demonstrate simple steps to eating the Med way by making easy changes to the foods you eat. Additional resources for eating the Med way can be found at
Steps to Eating the Med Way Recordings:
Overview of the Mediterranean Diet

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Steps to Eating the Med Way: Change Your Protein
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During the webinar, Dr. Dunn discusses the many benefits of beans and how to avoid gas, click here for more information.
Steps to Eating the Med Way: Swap Your Fats and Snack on Nuts
Steps to Eating the Med Way: Eat More Fruits, Vegetables, and Whole Grains

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Steps to Eating the Med Way: Rethink Your Sweets

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Previous Nutrition Decision Webinars:

nutrition claims

Interpreting Nutrition Claims. Fact or Fiction? – Full Video and Audio

Interpreting Nutrition Claims. Fact or Fiction – Audio and Slides Only 

new dietary guidelines

New Dietary Guidelines, So What? – Full Video and Audio

New Dietary Guidelines, So What? – Audio and Slides Only

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Strong is the New Healthy – Full Video and Audio

Strong is the New Healthy – Audio and Slides Only

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Mindful Holiday Eating Recording – Full Video and Audio

Mindful Holiday Eating Recording – Audio and Slides Only

are organic foods better

Organic vs Conventional Recording