CME Course Catalog

Nutritional Psychiatry 101: Food Labels and Sweeteners

Credits: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (1 hour)
Price: $47

Course Description

Its all in the label! Right? Well, not so fast. In Nutritional Psychiatry 101, well focus on food labels and sweeteners. Well discuss the implication of the FDAs term: Daily Values” for mental health. Well define FDA nutrient content claim terms from nutritional labels. Like a good detective, youll learn the 12 nutrient claim categories—and what they actually mean in real life.

You’ll also learn why it’s SO important to know how to calculate net carbohydrates from a nutritional label. Well take a close look at how food quality and portion size has changed in recent decades. You’ll also learn about how these changes resulted in a decrease in essential micronutrients, and an increase in food additives. 

This course will help you teach patients practical strategies for healthy eating, including tips for meal planning and healthy shopping, you don’t want to miss this course.

Learning Objectives

  • Uncover the implications of the FDA term “Daily Values” for mental health​
  • Find out how to calculate net carbohydrate from a nutritional label​
  • Dive into the pro’s and con’s of the artificial sweeteners

CME/CE Information

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Colorado School of Medicine and the Integrative Psychiatric Institute. The University of Colorado School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Colorado School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


In order to obtain your CME credit for this course, you will need to take and pass the CME quiz and complete a CME evaluation after watching the video. The quiz will be linked under the video. The Evaluation will follow automatically. If the quiz is passed, you will be prompted to download your CME certificate immediately after.

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Mary Rondeau, ND

Mary Rondeau ND, RH(AHG) is a registered naturopathic doctor, functional medicine specialist and registered herbalist. Mary has been involved in naturopathic medicine functional medicine since 2005. Her interest in plants and natural healing stemmed from upbringing in the mountains learning about folk remedies with her mother as a child.

Mary specializes in functional medicine/naturopathic assessment for mental health disorders. Her eclectic training in traditional medicines took her around the world to study with Ayurvedic masters in India and Nepal and across the United States studying at large medicinal herbal farms for weeks at at time in the Appalachian mountains, her naturopathic doctorate degree in Tempe, AZ and her residency in Salt Lake City, UT. She has happily returned to her hometown of Fort Collins to practice.