Do you want to sort the media hype from the science when it comes to understanding whether a fat is good for you or not? This webinar will explore the latest research on dietary fats, how dietary fat is connected to present and future health status, how the food industry impacts our dietary fat choices and what consumers are hearing and understanding regarding fat and health.
Participants will be able to:
- Describe recent research on dietary fats and disease/health status
- Understand the impact of the food industry on dietary fat intake
- Report on current dietary fat guidelines/recommendations
- Review how the message on dietary fat has evolved over time
- Examine current consumer trends regarding health messages/recommendations for fat intake
- Report on the current dietary fat guidelines
- Share science and education gained with patients, clients, consumers, colleagues, students and others to increase their knowledge and encourage greater future understanding of this important topic
This free, one-hour webinar, which is approved for one CPE credit for Registered Dietitians and Dietetic Technicians, Registered. Meets learning codes 2070, 4040 and 5000.
- Harvard School of Public Health Podcast: Clearing Up The Confusion Over Fat
- Facts on Fats: 50 Years of AHA Guidelines
- History of Recommendations to the Public about Dietary Fat
- NutritionFacts with Dr. Greger Video: What About Coconuts, Coconut Milk and Coconut Oil?
- AHA Presidential Advisory “Dietary Fats and Cardiovascular Disease,” June 2017
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.
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 Nutrition Department. Kitty has served on the board of the Maine Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics for many years, including two terms as president.