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
Suggested CDR Performance Indicators: 7.2.6, 8.1.2, 8.4.5, 12.2.1
CPE Level 2
CDR Activity Type 720
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.
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