“Meating” in the Middle: Flexible Eating for a Healthful Diet

Sunday, June 1, 2014 at 2:00pm

Have you been hearing the buzz about Meatless Mondays? Wondered what was up with those flexitarians? Join us to discover the health benefits of limiting meat intake as well as the positive environmental impact of a “meat less” diet. We’ll also talk about ways to reduce your meat intake and great new recipes to try.

This free, one-hour webinar has been approved for one CPE credit for Registered Dietitians and Dietetic Technicians, Registered. Meets learning codes 4040, 2070, 4110, and 5370. You will learn to:

  • Discuss current trends toward moving toward a “meat less” diet.
  • Define different approaches that can be used to “meat in the middle” with flexible diet approaches.
  • Use research to discuss impact of our current meat consumption on our health and the health of our environment and compare this to a diet centered around vegetable and grain proteins.
  • Share educational tools with patients, clients, colleagues, students and others that enable them to embrace a less “meat centered” diet.

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Allison Stowell, MS, RD, CDN
Guiding Stars Dietitian
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, MS, RD, LD
Scientific Advisor
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.

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