Symposium Session: An In-Depth Look Into the Dietary Guidelines
Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 1080, 4000, 4030, 4040; Level 2
Performance Indicators: 6.2.5, 8.1.4, 8.3.6, 13.2.1
The 2015 Dietary Guidelines have finally been released. This session will update attendees on the latest changes, as well as the controversies with the nutrition community regarding the updated DGAs. Toby Amidor will lead a practical discussion of the application of the DGAs and share strategies for how individuals can achieve the related recommendations.
After attending this session, nutrition professionals should be able to:
- Understand the process of how the Dietary Guidelines are created.
- Explain why modifications were made to the Dietary Guidelines.
- Communicate healthful eating messages to their clients based on the Dietary Guidelines.
Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN
- 1.50 CDR