Webinar: An In-Depth Look at the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans

January 22, 2021

Complimentary Webinar Presentation | An In-Depth Look at the 2020–2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans | Presented by Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN, FAND | Wednesday, January 20, 2021, 2–3 PM EST | Earn 1 CEU Free | Sponsored by Fresh Avocados — Love One Today

Since 1980, the USDA and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) have released the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGAs) every five years. The 2020-2025 guidelines were much anticipated, since for the first time they include recommendations for children aged 0 to 24 months, and pregnancy and lactation. 

Join Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN, FAND, on Friday, January 22, 2021, from 2-3 p.m. ET as she reviews the history of the DGAs and the additions and modifications made to the latest edition. In addition, Toby will discuss ways practitioners can help clients more closely adhere to these nutrition recommendations.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity nutrition professionals will be better able to:

  1. Detail the process of how the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGAs) are created and updated.
  2. Analyze and summarize the changes and updates published in the 2020-2025 DGAs.
  3. Formulate and deploy healthful eating messages to clients based on the DGAs.

Additional Information

Suggested CDR Performance Indicators: 
6.2.5, 8.1.1, 8.1.4, 13.2.1
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  • 1.00 CDR
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01/22/2021 - 2:00pm
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01/22/2021 - 3:00pm
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Toby AmidorToby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN, FAND, is a veteran in the food and nutrition industry with close to 20 years of experience. She is the founder of Toby Amidor Nutrition, where she provides nutrition and food safety consulting services for individuals, restaurants, and food brands. For 12 years, she has been the nutrition expert for FoodNetwork.com and a founding contributor to its Healthy Eats blog. She is a regular contributor to U.S. News & World Report Eat + Run blog, Muscle & Fitness online, Shape.com, SparkPeople.com, and EatThisNotThat.com  and she has her own “Ask the Expert” column in Today’s Dietitian magazine. Toby has been quoted in hundreds of national publications and appears on television regularly. For the past 11 years, she has also been an adjunct professor at Teachers College, Columbia University.  In 2018, Toby was honored with the Media Excellence Award awarded by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Toby is a Wall Street Journal best-selling cookbook author of seven cookbooks including The Greek Yogurt Kitchen: More Than 130 Delicious, Healthy Recipes for Every Meal of the Day; The Healthy Meal Prep Cookbook: Easy and Wholesome Meals to Cook, Prep, Grab, and Go; The Easy 5-Ingredient Cookbook: Simple Recipes to Make Healthy Eating Delicious; Smart Meal Prep for Beginners: Recipes and Weekly Plans for Healthy, Ready-to-Go Meals; The Best Rotisserie Chicken Cookbook Ever: 100 Tasty Recipes Using A Store Bought Bird, released in early 2020; The Create-Your-Plate Diabetes Cookbook: A Plate Method Approach To Simple, Complete Meals; and The Best 3-Ingredient Cookbook: 100 Fast and Easy Recipes for Everyone. Toby trained as a clinical dietitian at New York University. Through ongoing consulting and faculty positions, she has established herself as one of the top experts in culinary nutrition, food safety, and nutrition communications.

Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN, FAND, has the following relevant disclosures to report: she is an Ambassador for the National Dairy Council and the American Dairy Association Northeast; she is a member of the Beef Checkoff Expert Bureau and Dannone Essential Dairy and Plant-Based Advisory Board; she is a spokesperson for Grapes from California and the California Strawberry Commission; and she is a nutrition consultant for the Alliance for Food and Farming and a consultant to the Animal Agriculture Alliance. She certifies that no conflict of interest exists for this program. View our disclosure policy.


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  • 1.00 CDR


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