Nutrition and Environmental Considerations of Meat Analogs

This continuing education course will compare plant-based meat (PBM), cell-based meat (CBM), and animal proteins and their place in the global food market. It will evaluate the environmental impact of meat analogs and their effect on health, environmental welfare, and consumer acceptability.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:

  1. Assess the acceptability of plant-based meat analogs by consumers.
  2. Examine the nutritional benefits of consuming plant- and cell-based meat alternatives.
  3. Explore the future of plant-based foods and their sustainability footprint and environmental impact.

Additional Information

Suggested CDR Performance Indicators: 
1.8.2, 1.8.5, 8.1.2, 8.4.1
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Course summary
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  • 2.00 CDR
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Alexandria Hardy, RDN, LDN, is a content creator and a freelance food and nutrition writer based in Pennsylvania.

Alexandria Hardy, RDN, LDN, faculty for this activity, has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

None of the planners for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

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In support of improving patient care, Great Valley Publishing Company is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

This activity will also award credit for dietetics (CDR CPEU).

RDs and DTRs are to select activity type 102 in their Activity Log. Sphere and Competency selection is at the learner’s discretion.

Available Credit

  • 2.00 CDR


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