Eating Frequency and Weight Management

Medical Nutrition Therapy

CEU credits are no longer available for this webinar.

This webinar will help the viewer understand the role of regulation as it pertains to energy balance; understand the contribution of portion size to positive energy balance; understand the contribution of eating frequency to positive energy balance; and develop effective weight management strategies for patients desiring to manage their body weight.

Speaker Information
Richard D. Mattes, MPH, PhD, RD
Distinguished Professor of Nutrition Science
Purdue University

Dr. Mattes is a Distinguished Professor of Nutrition Science at Purdue University, Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine, and Affiliated Scientist at the Monell Chemical Senses Center. His research focuses on the areas of hunger and satiety, regulation of food intake in humans, food preferences, human cephalic phase responses, and taste and smell. At Purdue University, Dr. Mattes is the Director of the University Public Health Program and the Ingestive Behavior Research Center. He also holds numerous external responsibilities including: Associate editor of American Journal of Clinical Nutrition; editorial board of Chemosensory Perception, Ear, Nose and Throat Journal and Flavour. He is also Secretary of the Rose Marie Pangborn Sensory Science Scholarship Fund. He has received multiple awards, most recently the Babcock-Hart Award from the Institute of Food Technologists. He has authored over 250 publications. Dr. Mattes earned an undergraduate degree in biology and a master's degree in Public Health from the University of Michigan, as well as a doctorate degree in Human Nutrition from Cornell University. He conducted postdoctoral studies at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and the Monell Chemical Senses Center.