The Institute for the Advancement of Food and Nutrition Sciences  is committed to providing science-based information in support of public health. Toward this mission, topics of interest to healthcare practitioners, as well as other food and nutrition professionals are addressed through educational events and webinars.

  • As an approved provider of the Commission on Dietetic Registration, many of IAFNS' webinars are approved for Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) continuing education units (CEUs). A CEU certificate is made available after viewing the specific webinar.
  • In addition, these webinars qualify for Certified Food Scientist (CFS) recertification contact hours (CH). CFS certificants may claim a maximum of 1.0 CH for each webinar/session they view with a maximum of 8 hours a day.  For more information, please visit ift.org/certification or email ifscc@ift.org.

Scroll and click on topics of interest below to learn more.

For those interested in research and webinars focused on Dietary Sweetness, click here.

For those interested in research and webinars focused on Low and No-Calorie Sweeteners and Safety, click here.

Effects of Sodium Reduction on Food Safety and Quality

Recorded January 25, 2024 IAFNS is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). The […]

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Lessons Learned: Opportunities and Challenges to Monitoring Sodium in the Food Supply

,Recorded January 24, 2024 IAFNS is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). The […]

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Continuous Improvement: What Manufacturers are Doing to Reduce Sodium in Food Products

Recorded January 23, 2024 IAFNS is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). The […]

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What’s New: Sodium Intake and Public Health Today

Recorded January 22, 2024 IAFNS is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). The […]

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Food Safety Extension Workshop | McGill University & IAFNS

Recorded November 28, 2023 Description: The webinar is part of an extension program aimed at understanding and addressing multiple hazards and controls […]

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Research at the USDA Western Human Nutrition Research Center: Stress & Immunity: Rationale for Exploring Diet

Recorded October 24, 2023 IAFNS is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR […]

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Research at the USDA Western Human Nutrition Research Center: Gut Microbiome, Nutrition, and Health

Recorded October 11, 2023 IAFNS is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR […]

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Beneficial Live Dietary Microbes: Is it Time for Recommended Intakes?

Recorded September 28, 2023 IAFNS is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR […]

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What’s In Food? How USDA’s FoodData Central and the Global Branded Food Products Database Supports Nutrition Research

Recorded August 30, 2023 IAFNS is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR […]

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The Science and Implementation of the Low FODMAP Diet

Recorded July 12, 2023 IAFNS is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR […]

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