Is Sugar the New Fat?

CPD
11m
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Lecture Overview

We know that too much fat is bad for us, but what about sugar? Is sugar actually causing us more harm, and exactly how much sugar are we meant to have in our diets? Dr Jenny Gowan provides a comprehensive, knowledgable and heartwarming discussion on what the latest dietary guidelines recommend, and how we can avoid hidden sugar in our diets.

Educators

Portrait of Jenny Gowan
Jenny Gowan

Jenny is a practicing pharmacist, a Teaching Associate at Monash University and Clinical Associate at RMIT university . She is a current member of the PSA Branch committee, Editorial Board Member of AUS-DI (Drug information), Guidelines Committee for the National Asthma Council Australian Asthma Handbook, and RACGP Silver book for Aged Care . Jenny is an accredited consultant pharmacist, and conducts her own company focussing on medication reviews in the home and Aged Care Facilities as well as Quality Use of Medicine consultancy. She works regularly in community pharmacy plus sessions in a GP clinic at a Community Health Centre. Jenny has published over 380 educational articles and presents hundreds of talks annually. In 2010 Jenny received the Sanofi-Aventis award by the University of Sydney, in 2013, PSA Australian Pharmacist of the Year and 2016 Jenny was the AACP-MIMs Consultant Pharmacist of the Year. See Educator Profile

Details
CPD11m of CPD
First Published03 March 2017
Updated03 March 2017
Expires
20 August 2018
Topics
Weight Management
Nutrition
Diet
Lipids and Metabolic
Metabolic Syndrome
Public Health
Preventative Health
Obesity
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