Dietary Fiber Ingredients: Expanding Options for Meeting Dietary Fiber Recommendations

Self-Study Module FREE CPE

A Continuing Professional Education Program for Health Professionals

The Calorie Control Council has developed this Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)-approved continuing professional education (CPE) online program. If you are a registered dietitian or a dietetic technician, simply follow the instructions to earn one CPE credit hour following successful completion of the CPE questions.


Fiber is an important part of a balanced diet and plays a protective role against several diseases. This self-study provides cutting edge information on the major mechanisms through which dietary fiber provides its health benefits. It also reviews the recommended daily intake of fiber and identifies several fiber ingredients used in foods and beverages.

Learning Objectives

After completing this self-study learning module, health professionals will be able to:

Define consensus recommendations for dietary fiber intakes.

Describe the three major mechanisms through which dietary fiber provides physiological benefits for human health.

Discuss the unique contributions of different types of dietary fiber to human health.

Identify fiber containing ingredients used in foods and beverages.
Program Details

CDR Suggested Learning Needs Codes: 2000, 2010, 2070, 4000, 4030, 5000, 5160, 5190, 5370
Cost: There is no fee for this program


STEP 1: Register for this free CPE self-study module. The self-study module is open to everyone, but you must register in order to be eligible for CPE credit.

STEP 2: Read and View the Online Program.

STEP 3: Complete Online Learning Assessment Quiz. After completing the quiz, you will receive your score and view the Answer Key. You will also be able to print the Certificate of Completion to retain for your records

STEP 4: Complete the Program Evaluation so that Calorie Control Council may continually improve its CPE offerings.

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