Upcoming events

    • 26 Jan 2021
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EST)

    Virtual Journal Club

    Tuesday, January 26th, 2021
    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Intermittent Fasting and Weight Loss in Obese Adults

    Provides 1 CEU to RDs and DTRs

    Learning Objectives:

    1. Discuss whether intermittent fasting is more effective for weight loss in overweight/obese adults as compared to calorie restriction and why.
    2. Compare types of intermittent fasting (5:2 method, week on/week off method, alternative day method) and whether one is more effective for weight loss than the others.
    3. Discuss whether adherence improves with intermittent fasting vs. calorie restriction.
    4. Determine whether intermittent fasting improves fasting glucose, serum lipids, body composition, and other risk factors for cardiovascular disease.






    Instructions for how to join the meeting will be included in your confirmation email. Articles will be provided in the confirmation email.

    • 04 Feb 2021
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EST)
    • virtual
    • 72

    GCDA is Hosting a Live Webinar!

    Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE) Nutritional Management

        Thursday, February 4th, 2021 6:00pm-8:00pm

    This webinar provides 2 CEUs, registration is required to obtain.

    Registration is required by 2/3/2020 at 11:59 PM


         6:00 PM - 6:05 PM...Short Business Meeting with GCDA Updates

         6:05 PM - 7:50 PM...Presentation

         7:50 PM - 8:00 PM...Questions for the Speaker 

    *CEUs will be distributed via email within 24-48 hours after presentation*

    Presentation Learning Objectives:

    1. Define Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), including diagnostic criteria and symptoms

    2. Provide practical guidance for minimizing nutritional risk and maintaining quality of life for EoE patients along the lifespan.

    3. Discuss therapies for EoE including medications, biologic therapies, and diet elimination.


    Alison Cassin, MS, RD, CSP, LD

    Alison is a board certified specialist in pediatric nutrition, dedicated to the nutritional management of eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) and food allergies at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.   She has written and presented on the nutritional management of food allergic disorders at local, national and international meetings.   Alison was the recipient of the Melanie Hunt Dietitian of the Year award in 2018.

    Previously a bench chemist in research and the food industry, she left the laboratory to pursue Master’s degree in Nutritional Science from the University of Cincinnati.  For this reason, Alison brings a unique perspective to nutrition counseling, specifically regarding food ingredients, manufacturing processes and culinary applications.


    Free for GCDA members, $10 for non-GCDA Members and $5 for non-GCDA Member Students

    Registration: You will receive your Webex link within 48 hours of the event. 

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