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.

Optimizing Cognitive Function with Foods, Nutrients, and Dietary Patterns: The Science and the Translation

Recorded August 8, 2023 IAFNS is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR […]

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Dietary Sweetness & Body Weight: What Do We Know and Where Do We Go From Here?

Recorded April 20, 2022 IAFNS is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR […]

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A Taste for Change: Sodium Reduction Challenges and Opportunities in Food Service

Recorded March 23, 2023 IAFNS is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR […]

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The Value of Live Dietary Microbes: Probiotics, Fermented Foods, and Beyond

Recorded January 25, 2023 This webinar is an IAFNS, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) and American Society for Nutrition […]

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IAFNS Beltsville Webinar: Flavonoids

Recorded December 1, 2022 IAFNS is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR […]

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IAFNS USDA Beltsville: Botanicals and the Impact of Growing Conditions and Food Preparation on Food Composition

Recorded November 15, 2022 IAFNS is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR […]

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USDA Beltsville Webinar: Complex Carbohydrates and the Complexity of Carbohydrates

Recorded November 3, 2022 IAFNS is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR […]

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USDA Beltsville Webinar: Sources and Intake of Added Sugars in the U.S. Diet

Recorded October 26, 2022 IAFNS is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR […]

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Moving Forward After Over 40 Years Of Guidance: Innovation And Partnerships To Reduce Sodium Intake

Recorded August 9, 2022 IAFNS is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR […]

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“Crash Course” On Design And Interpretation Of Gut Microbiome Research

Recorded July 21, 2022 The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is an accredited CPE provider with the Commission on Dietetic […]

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