Ancient Grains: A New Food Trend

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 2:00pm

Learn more about the many nutritional and culinary benefits of ancient grains! Join us for a free, one-hour webinar to explore different ancient grains. Come learn to identify and prepare ancient grains. We’ll discuss their specific nutritional benefits and share tools, tips, recipes and more to help you teach patients, students, consumers and colleagues to embrace a wider variety of these nutritious whole grains. You will be able to:

  • Identify a variety of ancient grains
  • Articulate the nutritional benefits of ancient grains
  • Prepare ancient grains and understand their versatility
  • Share educational tools and recipes with patients, clients, colleagues, students and others that enable them to incorporate more ancient grains into their diet

Resources

Recipes

Recommended Cookbooks/Cooking Tips

Websites

Safe Storage of Grains

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Allison Stowell
Guiding Stars Dietitian, MS, RD, CDN
As a Registered Dietitian, Allison enables individuals to make positive, sustainable changes in their eating habits by stressing conscious eating, improving relationships with food and offering a non-diet approach for reaching and maintaining ideal body weight. She joins the Guiding Stars team to help people in a number of sectors (grocery, hospitals, schools and universities) to understand how to use the Guiding Stars nutrition navigation program to make healthier food choices.

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Kitty Broihier
Scientific Advisor, MS, RD, LD
Kitty has dedicated her career to helping businesses, public relations agencies, trade associations and the media navigate the ever-changing nutrition landscape. She is the president of NutriComm Inc., a consultancy specializing in food and nutrition communications. Kitty is also an adjunct faculty member of Southern Maine Community College’s Dietetic Technology Department. Kitty has served on the board of the Maine Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics for many years, including two terms as president.

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