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Low Carb Breckenridge 2017 is open to all including the general public, health, nutrition and fitness enthusiasts, scientific community and healthcare professionals.

For healthcare professionals, this live activity, Low Carb Breckenridge 2017, with a beginning date of 02/24/2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 19.25 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1.

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Saturday, February 25 • 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Should dietary fat guidelines have been introduced? (CME Approved)

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Objectives: National dietary guidelines were introduced in 1977 and 1983, by the United States (US) and United Kingdom (UK) governments respectively, with the ambition of reducing deaths from coronary heart disease (CHD) by reducing or modifying fat intake. To date, no analysis of the evidence base for these recommendations has been undertaken.

Zoë Harcombe undertook her PhD in the examination of the epidemiological and randomized controlled trial (RCT) evidence available to the US and UK regulatory committees at their respective points of implementation. The thesis also examined the epidemiological and RCT evidence available currently, to assess if the extant guidelines are supported at the present day.

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Zoe Harcombe

Worker Bee!, The Harcombe Diet
Dr. Zoë Harcombe is a Cambridge graduate and author of six books including Why do you overeat? When all you want is to be slim? (2004 & 2013); Stop Counting Calories & Start Losing Weight (2008) and The Obesity Epidemic: What caused it? How can we stop it? (2010). | | Zoë has a PhD in public health nutrition. Her thesis was entitled “An examination of the randomised controlled trial and epidemiological evidence for the introduction of... Read More →


Saturday February 25, 2017 2:00pm - 2:30pm
1) Forrest Room