{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} The Safety and Efficacy of Intermittent Fasting for Weight Loss

Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To gain knowledge about the safety and efficacy of using intermittent fasting (IF) for achieving weight loss by reviewing relevant literature and study findings.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Explain the weight gain cycle, concepts such as hunger and appetite, and the physical effects that occur with IF.
  2. Differentiate between the main types of IF diets regarding use, benefits, and disadvantages.
  3. Summarize study findings regarding weight loss and safety and efficacy of IF diets.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: NT1120
Published: Nov/Dec 2020
Expires: 9/2/2022
Sources: Nutrition Today
Required Passing Score: 14/20 (70%)
Authors: Antoine Aoun, MD, PhD; Charbel Ghanem, MS; Natacha Hamod, MS; Sabine Sawaya, MS