Continuing Professional Education quizzes offer dietetics professionals the opportunity to earn CPE credit. Food & Nutrition offers 2.0 CPE hours via a self study (not professional reading) for completing the entire issue. Quiz questions reflect a series of articles, not a single article.

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Below are links to Food & Nutrition CPE quizzes. All questions are multiple choice and include an answer key.

  1. Enter your name and CDR registration number.
  2. Answer all of the quiz questions.
  3. Enter the Captcha® code. (This is to ensure you are a real person and not a spam bot.)
  4. Press the SUBMIT button.
  5. From the confirmation page, you may choose to download a Certificate of Completion or email yourself a link to the certificate. Click one of the links — either to download or to email certificate:
    • Download: the certificate will appear in your browser window as a PDF; print the certificate from this page or right-click to download and save.
    • Email: this will open your computer’s default email program with a populated message that includes a link to download the certificate. Be sure to change the email recipient “To:” field to your email address.
  6. Print and fill out the certificate for your records. Retain a copy for your portfolio and licensure needs. Food & Nutrition will have your participation on file for seven (7) years.
  7. Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs) and Dietetic Technicians, Registered (DTRs) will need to manually log this activity in the Step 4 CPE Activity Log. It is up to the practitioner to determine which learning needs code is most appropriate for his or her portfolio.
Release Date 2/29/2016
Quiz Expiration Date 3/1/2019
Estimated time to complete activity 2.0 hrs
Quiz CPE credits 2.0 hrs

Educational Objectives

This CPE quiz covers the following articles:

  • Power on the Plate
  • A Big Sodium Debate
  • The Science of Savory Flavor-y
  • Fast Food Goes Au Naturel
  • Garlic
  • Say Cheese
  • Research: New Studies
  • Savor: Fresh Peas
  • Discover: Food Trends – Citrus Juicers
  • Waste Not: Past Their Prime

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Provide the key arguments for and against recommendations for limiting sodium among the general population.
  • Explain pros and cons of using the different types of citrus juicers.
  • List at least three foods that are thought to promote healthy blood vessel function.
  • Summarize the findings of one recently published nutrition/medical study.
  • Give an example of of food/ingredient that adds umami to dishes.
  • Describe an example of a menu change made at a fast food chain in response to today’s changing tastes and preferences.
  • Explain the basic method for making cheese.
  • Provide an example of a date stamp found on packages and what it means.
  • List two of the vitamins or minerals found in fresh peas.
  • Discuss the usage of garlic in potentially treating high blood pressure.


1. A
2. B
3. B
4. D
5. C
6. D
7. B – FALSE
8. A
9. B
10. C