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 verify that 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 8/25/2014
Quiz Expiration Date 8/25/2017
Estimated time to complete activity 2.0 hrs
Quiz CPE credits – Level 1 2.0 hrs

Educational Objectives

This CPE quiz covers the following articles:

  • Besting Breastfeeding Bullies
  • Baby’s First Foods
  • Channel Your Inner Chili Pepper
  • The Art of Influence
  • Get Saucy Series:  Ruby Reds
  • Savor: Pears
  • Discover: Food Mill
  • Ask:  Oil Pulling
  • Unite:  Saving Lives in the Sahel

Upon completion of reading this issue, the participant will be able to:

  • Summarize the case for supporting a mother’s decision to feed her infant breastmilk or formula.
  • List the best first foods for babies and age or stage at which introductions to different textures and types of foods should be made.
  • Describe the various types of chili peppers and the ingredient that provides their “heat.”
  • Provide an example of how food environments can be designed to encourage healthy eating and the two systems involved in decision-making when it comes to food choices.
  • List at least two types of tomato sauces and detail their ingredients or methods.
  • Explain the different varieties, culinary uses, nutrition information, and storage recommendations for pears.
  • Name the similarities and differences of using a food mill versus a blender or food processor in the kitchen.
  • Explain what oil pulling is and why it is thought to be beneficial to health.
  • Detail a key element of the program in Niger designed to help combat infant and child mortality.


2. D
3. B
4. A
6. B
7. D
8. D
9. C
10. B