Plant-based Eating: Enhancing Health Benefits, Minimizing Nutritional Risks
January 23, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CST
About This Webinar
We have all heard about the benefits of consuming a plant-based diet. Are there any disadvantages? Tune into this webinar to learn about the health benefits and nutritional risks of consuming a plant-based diet. Learn from the experts how to advise your clients on healthy plant-based diets for the best nutrition.
At the end of the session, the participants will be able to:
Know there is no single definition of a plant-based diet.
Discuss health aspects of vegetarian and vegan diets and quality of evidence supporting health claims.
Assess nutritional adequacy/status of vegetarians and/or vegans throughout the life cycle and provide strategies for meeting dietary recommendations for vitamin B12, DHA calcium, and zinc.
Continuing Education Credits
CPEUs are no longer available for this event.
Kathryn M Kolasa Ph.D., RDN, LDN
Professor Emeritus and Affiliate Professor. Master Educator
Vidant Health Nutrition Consultant
Department of Family Medicine
Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University
Dr. Kolasa has authored over 225 publications, a textbook, book chapters, curriculum guides, bulletins and training manuals, videotapes and CD-ROMS. She has created educational websites and delivered more than 375 professional presentations including webinars. She enjoys presenting nutrition programs to consumer groups. She has been writing a weekly nutrition column for the Daily Reflector, Greenville, NC since 1986.
Roman Pawlak, Ph.D., RD
Department of Nutrition Science
East Carolina University
Author of several books, Dr. Pawlak has lectured internationally about diet and nutrition.
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This material is based upon work supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the Office of Military Family Readiness Policy, U.S. Department of Defense under Award Number 2019-48770-30366.