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February 2020

Exploring the Research on Fad Diets

Wed February 12th: 11:00 am-12:00 pm EST
Free

About This Webinar: We are faced with a constant churn of nutrition trends and fad diets. The more sensational the claims, the more quickly they spread. Even if you don’t work in the field of weight management, you are likely asked for your thoughts on the latest trends from family and friends. How do you keep up with the research, separate fact from fiction, and translate it to the public? In this interactive webinar we take a closer look at… Continue Reading Exploring the Research on Fad Diets

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January 2020

Preoperative Nutrition Management of Bariatric Surgery Patients

Wed January 15th: 11:00 am-12:00 pm EST
Free
graphical image of stomach

About This Webinar: About 40% of American adults have obesity, and if the current trend continues, is expected to increase to more than half of the adult population by 2030. Specifically, 7.7% had severe obesity, a body mass index of 40 kg/m2 or greater, in 2015-2016. Bariatric surgery is the most effective and durable treatment for severe obesity, and is often preceded by preoperative nutrition assessment and management. This webinar provides the current state of the field, shares literature that… Continue Reading Preoperative Nutrition Management of Bariatric Surgery Patients

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November 2019

Empowering Diabetes Self-Management: Utilizing the Latest Technology in Personal Blood Glucose Monitoring

Tue November 12, 2019: 11:00 am-12:00 pm EST
Free
Diabetes

About This Webinar: With the surge in diabetes glucose monitoring technology, people with diabetes can more effectively manage their blood glucose levels.  This session will discuss the variety of monitoring options available, including similarities, limitations, and differences. Attendees will learn how to interpret the large amount of data to inform recommendations to patients and clients as well as empower individual users to improve time in range using their own data. Learning Objectives Following the presentation, participants will be able to:… Continue Reading Empowering Diabetes Self-Management: Utilizing the Latest Technology in Personal Blood Glucose Monitoring

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October 2019

Building Partnerships Beyond Policy with Your Commissary

Wed October 23, 2019: 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT
Free
grocery basket

About This Webinar: Your commissary is more than just a grocery store!  It’s your jeweled asset in health promotion on the installation.  Think about how often you go grocery shopping and that’s how many times you have the potential to reach your audience through us.  We have 236 commissaries worldwide and have built scientifically credible resources for your use. Our primary goal is to sell groceries.  We welcome anyone who wants to promote the Commissary as a place to address… Continue Reading Building Partnerships Beyond Policy with Your Commissary

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Incorporating DASH Diet Principles into Everyday Living

Wed October 9, 2019: 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT
Free
Apple with heart

About This Webinar The DASH Diet (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) was ranked by US News & World Report #1 best diet for 8 years in a row and in came in #2 in 2019. The DASH diet is a balanced diet filled with fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean protein. This diet includes a healthy, flexible eating pattern which has been proven to lower blood pressure. This webinar will provide information about what the DASH Diet is, the research… Continue Reading Incorporating DASH Diet Principles into Everyday Living

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August 2019

The Relationship Between Health and Finances

Tue August 13, 2019: 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

Tue June 25, 2019: 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

Wed June 12, 2019: 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 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 also provide strategies for ensuring… 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

Tue April 23, 2019: 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)

Thu March 28, 2019: 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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