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August 2019

The Relationship Between Health and Finances

August 13 at 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT
Free
A woman running out of the frame. In the distance, 2 people on bicycles.

About This Webinar: Financial counselors frequently observe relationships between health and personal finances in their work with clients. Examples include money spent on smoking that cannot be saved, the financial impact of an accident or illness, and decisions that people make with respect to health insurance. This webinar explores associations between health and finances and health and financial practices. The webinar begins with a Wellness Wheel activity and group discussion questions about health and personal finance relationships. Next, Dr. Gutter… Continue Reading The Relationship Between Health and Finances

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June 2019

Avoiding Burnout: Building Resilience Through Relationships

June 25 at 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT
Free
Woman chewing pencil looking at computer

About This Webinar: Social support is a key element of resilience, and your social support depends largely on the quantity, quality and diversity of your relationships. In this webinar, you’ll learn more about the role social support plays in your resilience, and discover strategies for intentionally building relationships that can contribute to your resilience. For a long time, we thought of resilience only as bouncing back after a disaster or traumatic event. While that’s still an important part of being… Continue Reading Avoiding Burnout: Building Resilience Through Relationships

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Yuck! I Don’t Eat That! Nutrition & Selective Eating in Young Children with Autism

June 12 at 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT
Free
Image of young girl looking disgustingly at the food on her plate

About This Webinar: Many families of young children with autism and related disorders face challenges related to diet, nutrition, and food selectivity. This webinar addresses common concerns of families surrounding dietary preferences and limitations often seen in young children with autism. The presenters will highlight the effects of food preferences, aversions, and special diets on child and family outcomes and discuss ways professionals and families can encourage young children with autism to broaden their diet. They will also provide strategies… Continue Reading Yuck! I Don’t Eat That! Nutrition & Selective Eating in Young Children with Autism

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April 2019

Air Force Nutrition Initiatives

April 23 at 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT
Free
Alpha Jet airshow

About This Webinar: What is the Air Force doing to promote health and nutrition to support the Airmen in meeting the physical demands of their mission? Join us to learn about Air Force Nutrition Initiatives and the HeRO Strategy.  The mission of the HeRO Strategy is to improve the health status of active duty members to positively influence mission readiness and force protection. Objectives: Discuss methods available for addressing population health and wellness concerns Explain the Health and Readiness Optimization (HeRO) Strategy… Continue Reading Air Force Nutrition Initiatives

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March 2019

International Lifestyle Recommendations for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

March 28 at 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT
Free
Insulin Resistance infographic. The words "Insulin Resistance" are inside of a red circle. To the left of the red circle the words Obesity, Inactive, Genetics, Aging, Medications, and Rare disorders all have arrows pointing from the words to the red circle. To the right, arrows point from the red circle to the words Type 2 diabetes, PCOS, Atherosclerosis, Dyslipidemia, and Hypertension.

About This Event: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine disorder and a main causes of infertility in women. In this webinar you'll learn about PCOS and the role of nutrition in treatment. LEARNING OBJECTIVES Explain the role of weight management and nutrition in PCOS. Summarize the new international evidence-based lifestyle recommendations for PCOS. Identify the potential barriers to applying the lifestyle recommendations in clinical practice. https://youtu.be/-3mfuIpbhYU Presenters: Annie LIn, PhD, RD Postdoctoral Fellow Northwestern University Brittany Jarrett PhD, RD Postdoctoral Fellow… Continue Reading International Lifestyle Recommendations for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

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February 2019

The Ketogenic Diet – Is it Another Fad?

February 26 at 11:00 am-12:00 pm EST
Free
Healthy meal on white plate

About This Webinar: Join us to learn how to define the ketogenic diet, discuss its role in the treatment of chronic disease and review strategies for streamlining sessions with patients interested in this diet. The ketogenic (keto) diet is becoming more and more popular, so it’s not surprising that this is one of our most requested topics! You might be getting questions from clients, patients, and friends as to how safe the keto diet or lifestyle is. In this webinar… Continue Reading The Ketogenic Diet – Is it Another Fad?

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January 2019

Culinary Medicine: Where Health Meets Food

January 24 at 11:00 am-12:00 pm EST
Free
Healthy vegetables on cutting board

About this Webinar: Join us to learn about culinary medicine and explore the Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine at Tulane University that has the first dedicated teaching kitchen to be implemented at a medical school. The Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine at Tulane University provides hands-on training for medical students through culinary medicine classes as well as continuing education for healthcare and foodservice industries.  It offers practical community cooking classes, hands-on community outreach, and instruction in a strategic relationship with community organizations. Learning… Continue Reading Culinary Medicine: Where Health Meets Food

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October 2018

Clinical Insight into Vitamin B12

Wednesday Oct 31, 2018 at 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT
Free
Graphic of Cyanocobalamin, Vitamin B12

About this Webinar Great follow-up to our webinar "Plant-based Eating: Enhancing Health Benefits, Minimizing Nutritional Risks"   Learn more about vitamin B12 deficiency, assessment methods, and the role of B12 in the prevention and treatment of certain health conditions. Learning Objectives: 1.  List populations and groups at risk of vitamin B12 deficiency/inadequate vitamin B12 status? 2.  Understand what constitutes adequate vitamin B12 intake 3.  Distinguish between reliability of different vitamin B12 assessment methods What constitutes adequate vitamin B12 status? Indirect indicators of… Continue Reading Clinical Insight into Vitamin B12

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Coconut Oil: Super Food or Super Fad

Thursday Oct 4, 2018 at 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT
Free
Coconuts and coconut oil

About This Webinar Coconut oil is all the rage these days to benefit your health. It has been rumored to help with heart disease, thyroid problems, slow aging, and protect against illnesses such as Alzheimer's, arthritis, diabetes and even weight loss. But what is the truth about coconut oil? Tune into this webinar to learn fact from fiction about this popular oil. Learning Objectives The participant will be able to discuss the composition of coconut oil and the metabolism of… Continue Reading Coconut Oil: Super Food or Super Fad

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August 2018

The Power of Family Mealtimes: Strategies to Promote Health and Wellbeing

Tuesday Aug 21, 2018 at 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT
Free
Family eating lunch outside

ABOUT THIS WEBINAR Many of us overlook the importance of family mealtimes. There are many reasons such as being overbooked, over-scheduled, work, and traffic- the reasons are endless. There seem to be fewer and fewer occasions when the family can sit down together and enjoy a meal. The benefits of family mealtimes are numerous. Research has shown that children consume more nutritious meals, get better grades, and engage in less high-risk behavior. Tune in to this webinar to learn more about… Continue Reading The Power of Family Mealtimes: Strategies to Promote Health and Wellbeing

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