12:00 pm - 1:30 pm | Independence E | Nestl? Sponsored Lunch - Portion Guidance: Successes, Challenges and Real-Life Strategies for Nutrition Educators (RSVP required)

Nestlé Sponsored Lunch - Portion Guidance: Successes, Challenges and Real-Life Strategies for Nutrition Educators

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm | Saturday, 7/22 | Independence E | RSVP required 

Speaker: Lisa R. Young, PhD, RD, New York University

In a food environment that emphasizes quantity over quality, nutrition educators are continually challenged to find new and innovative strategies that will help consumers choose and consume thoughtful portions. Join us as portion expert Lisa Young, PhD, RD explores the latest research in the area of Portion Guidance and identifies the underlying barriers to consumption of proper portions. Dr. Young will share case studies of successful Portion Guidance initiatives and real-life strategies and tools that can be utilized by the nutrition educators to more effectively counsel on the topic of portions.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify the barriers to choosing and consuming thoughtful portions among consumers
  2. Translate current research and guidelines into actionable Portion Guidance strategies to empower consumers to make informed choices
  3. Leverage available resources and tools to effectively communicate and counsel on consuming proper portions

SNEB/SNEBF gratefully acknowledges the underwriting of this activity provided by Nestlé and FoodMinds. Acceptance of these resources does not imply endorsement of the donor or its mission, products, or services.