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August 2020

Keeping Our Brains Healthy as We Age

Tue August 25th: 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT
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About This Webinar: Your brain functions best when it gets premium fuel in the form of good nutrition.  A poor diet can be harmful to the brain, promote inflammation and oxidative stress. This webinar will present strategies for nourishment to promote healthy brain aging. Emphasis will be placed on recommendations for brain-healthy dietary patterns and understanding some specific diet choices that work for vs. against brain health during aging. Learning objectives: 1. List at least two brain-healthy dietary patterns 2.… Continue Reading Keeping Our Brains Healthy as We Age

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September 2020

Communication for Patients with Low Nutrition Literacy

Wed September 23rd: 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT
Free

About This Webinar: Nutrition education is a necessary measure for disease prevention and treatment, yet nearly half of Americans experience difficulty with understanding and communicating health information. Nutrition educators must be able to understand issues surrounding nutrition literacy and use effective communication techniques in order to reach goals of improving diet and related health outcomes. In this session, participants learn how these techniques have been used in research and discover how to apply them in their own practice. Learning Objectives:… Continue Reading Communication for Patients with Low Nutrition Literacy

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October 2020

Resources for Addressing Food Access in Military Families

Tue October 27th: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT
Free
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About This Webinar Food insecurity describes a household’s inability to provide enough food for every person to live an active, healthy life. Food insecurity is one way we can measure and assess the risk of hunger. In the United States currently, 1 in 9 people struggle with hunger. This webinar will discuss the resources available through the Extension and Land Grant university system to increase food access for those working with military service members. Presenter Dr. Karla Shelnutt is an… Continue Reading Resources for Addressing Food Access in Military Families

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