Registered Dietitians, to record CEU credit for any of these webinars, upon participation log the activity in your Professional Development Portfolios as 1 CEU under the code, 171: Live Webinars and file a copy of the webinar description.

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2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans: Translating Science to Your Table

The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) embraces flexibility to help people build and enjoy healthy eating patterns that will nourish them physically, while also nourishing cultural and personal connections. In this webinar, learn more about past and present Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the research used to create them, and what to do with recent research when it differs from the Dietary Guidelines as well as implications. Presenter: Joanne Slavin, PhD, RD, University of Minnesota professor.

2016 Health and Wellness Advisory Roundtable: Dairy’s Role in Sustainable Food Systems

This webinar addresses the challenges of sustainable foods systems, how dairy is a part of the solution and what we can all do today to make a difference, including implementing practical tips for recipe preparation and meal planning. Presenters: Erin Fitzgerald Sexson, senior vice president, Global Sustainability, Innovation Center for US Dairy and Kim Kirchherr, National Dairy Council vice president and registered dietitian.

Consumer Insights on Dairy’s Role in the Clean Clear Labeling Trend

Nearly one in three consumers today looks for clean food labels when choosing which foods to eat or buy. While research exists about the overall trend, Midwest Dairy sought insights about whether consumers understand how dairy fits into the “clean” trend. We preview new communications tools and resources to help bridge gaps in consumer knowledge about how milk and dairy products surpass dairy alternatives when delivering on this clean/clear trend.

Debunking Myths about Dairy Foods and On-Farm Production

Get the facts and debunk myths about dairy foods nutrition and production, including on-farm and sustainability practices. This webinar is designed to help answer questions to educate the public about how dairy foods get from the farm to the store and to maintain consumer confidence in milk and dairy products. Presenters: Leo Timms, PhD, Morrill Professor, Department of Animal Science at Iowa State University, and Alyson Fendrick, RD, LD, from Midwest Dairy Council.

How Today’s Consumer Trends Are Driving Dairy Innovation

Learn how consumer and lifestyle trends are fueling innovative product development throughout the dairy community.  During the session you’ll learn about the motivations, attitudes and concerns that are top of mind for today’s consumers, and how these insights are inspiring product innovators to develop dairy foods that meet these evolving consumer needs. Presenters: Cindy Sorensen, vice president of business and development for Midwest Dairy Association; Madyln Daley, senior vice president of knowledge and insights for Dairy Management Inc. and Jonathan Litkowski from Edelman Intelligence.

Putting Biotechnology in Context for Consumers and Customers

This webinar helps put the complex biotechnology conversation in context with customers, clients and others. Presenter Lisa Watson, social responsibility officer at the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy, provides an overview of biotechnology used in crop production, the science behind it and overall benefits for agriculture. She also provides an update on recent GMO-related food labeling initiatives and shares resources to use when continuing the conversation with key audiences.

Research Update on the DASH Dietary Pattern

Ron M. Krauss, MD, senior scientist and director of atherosclerosis research at Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute and Becky Schaffer, MS, RDN, LD, clinical dietitian at the Mayo clinic present and review research examining the effects of substituting full-fat for low-fat or non-fat dairy foods in the DASH dietary pattern on blood pressure and plasma lipids and lipoproteins.
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