Product Showcase Stage

Using the Science of Nostalgia to Encourage Fruit Consumption

Date: Sunday, October 9
Time: noon – 12:20 p.m. Eastern
Location: Orange County Convention Center, Expo Hall Product Showcase Stage

You might have noticed a resurgence of ’80s and ’90s food trends, evoking feelings of nostalgia. The science of nostalgia can actually be a powerful tool for nutrition professionals! Join Charlotte Martin, MS, RDN as she discusses how to use nostalgia to encourage fruit consumption and describes examples such as Wyman’s Just Fruit & Bites and childhood favorites made with wild blueberries.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe two examples of how the science of nostalgia can help nutrition professionals connect with patient and clients.
  • List two actionable ways to increase fruit consumption through the science of nostalgia.

Speaker:
Charlotte Martin, MS, RDN, LDN, CSOWM, CPT

Sponsored by FNCE® Sponsor: Wyman’s

How Digital Technology Elevates Your Nutrition Practice

Date: Sunday, October 9
Time: 12:30 – 12:50 p.m. Eastern
Location: Orange County Convention Center, Expo Hall Product Showcase Stage

The food and grocery landscape has changed drastically over the past couple years and there are new opportunities for registered dietitian nutritionists to save time, elevate their nutrition practice with easy-to-use digital tools and keep up with changing grocery product assortments. Sifter is like a GPS. It is an educational tool that has made “food as medicine” accessible by allowing people to “Shop By Diet” using established algorithms, many of which are derived from evidence-based recommendations and regulatory compliant definitions. It was built by RDNs and supports standards of practice. Integrate Sifter into your practice to enhance your patient’s and client’s adherence to dietary recommendations, medical needs, and lifestyle preferences.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain why digital technology is needed to help patients and clients increase dietary adherence when grocery shopping and meal planning.
  • Navigate Sifter’s technology and easily incorporate this evidence-based tool into their nutrition practice.

Speaker:
Judy Seybold, RDN, MS, LD

Sponsored by FNCE® Sponsor: Sifter SP, Inc.

Peanuts: Promoting Affordable Plant-Based Nutrition Solutions

Date: Sunday, October 9
Time: 1 – 1:20 p.m. Eastern
Location: Orange County Convention Center, Expo Hall Product Showcase Stage

In this brief presentation, speakers Sherry Coleman Collins, MS, RDN, LD and Samara Sterling, PhD, will discuss the unique attributes of peanuts, (including being affordable, versatile and nutritious), which make them a great plant-based option. Hot topics discussed will include health and nutrition equity and cutting-edge research about the connection between peanut consumption and cardiovascular health and brain health. As a nutrient-rich, versatile and delicious food that is also affordable, peanut-containing foods are an accessible option for healthy diets. In addition, research shows that regular consumption of peanuts and/or peanut butter may be protective against common diseases of lifestyle and diet.

Learning Objectives:

  • List at least three attributes of peanuts which help to meet the needs of clients and patients.
  • Explain to clients and patients how incorporating peanut-containing foods into their diet may improve their health in clinically meaningful ways.

Speakers:
Sherry Coleman Collins, MS, RDN, LD
Samara Sterling, PhD, MSc, RD

Sponsored by FNCE® Sponsor: National Peanut Board

Farming for the Future: Soybean Farmers Grow Nutritious & Sustainable Food

Date: Monday, October 10
Time: noon – 12:20 p.m. Eastern
Location: Orange County Convention Center, Expo Hall Product Showcase Stage

Cultivate a deeper understating of the path soybeans take from farm-to-market at this presentation. U.S. soybean farmers share first-hand how they combine time-tested agricultural practices with innovative technology to maximize production and ensure safe, high-quality food. Travel the growing cycle and learn more about soy farming practices used to meet the ever-changing agricultural landscape.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe three traditional or modern farming practices soy farmers employ to improve soy’s sustainability
  • Identify how soybeans fit into the food supply chain

Speakers:
Susan Watkins, USB Farmer-Leader
Laurie Isley, USB Farmer-Leader

Sponsored by FNCE® Sponsor: Soy Connection