Shopping for Healthful Foods on a Budget — Learn About Trends in Food Costs and Consumer Purchasing Behaviors to Help Clients Buy Healthful Foods on a Tight Budget
Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 4010, 4070, 6010, 8018; Level 2
Suggested CDR Performance Indicators: 7.2.6, 8.1.2, 8.4.5, 12.2.1
This continuing education course identifies and examines trends in food costs and consumer purchasing behaviors and provides recommendations and strategies consumers can use to purchase healthful foods on a tight budget.
Course content appeared as the CPE Monthly in the July 2017 edition of Today’s Dietitian.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:
- Discuss the significance of current food costs and how they influence consumers’ food choices.
- Determine the myths associated with the cost of eating healthfully that affect consumer purchasing decisions.
- Demonstrate a variety of ways to help consumers modify shopping behaviors to save money when purchasing healthful foods.
Amari Thomsen, MS, RD, LDN, is a Chicago-based freelance food and nutrition writer, former editor of Dietitians in Business and Communications newsletter, recipe developer, and author of Idiot’s Guides: Autoimmune Cookbook.
The author has no relevent disclosures to report regarding this program. She has certified that no conflicts of interest exists for this program. View our disclosure policy.
- 2.00 CDR