Show Your Plate: Cultural Adaptations to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Show Your Plate: Cultural Adaptations to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Sunday, October 17
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM (Central Time)
Location:
CE: 1.0
Level 2 (intermediate knowledge/experience)
Activity Code: 163517

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans provide a framework for nutrition guidance to help improve the health of Americans. Nutrition professionals play a key role in adapting this framework in providing nutrition guidance to patients who represent the rich diversity of the U.S. population. During this session, USDA staff and registered dietitian nutritionists who work with diverse populations will demonstrate how to leverage and customize the Dietary Guidelines to help improve the health of a range of population groups.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe how the three dietary patterns discussed in the Dietary Guidelines (the Healthy U.S.-Style, Healthy Vegetarian, and Healthy Mediterranean-Style) can be customized to support health.
  • Demonstrate ways to customize these dietary patterns based on culture and traditions.
  • Identify culturally appropriate strategies for healthy eating that meet budget needs.

Performance Indicators:

  • 12.1.1 Promotes nutrition programs and resources to address issues of food security, nutritional health and overall health and wellness.
  • 8.2.3 Implements individualized services to reflect customer-centered approach as it pertains to the customers physical, social, cultural, institutional and economic environment.
  • 9.3.3 Develops and/or selects culturally sensitive, evidence-based materials that are appropriate to the audience.

    Moderator(s)

  • Show Your Plate: Cultural Adaptations to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans -

    Meghan Adler, MS, RDN, FAND

    Nutritionist

    USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

  • Speaker(s)

  • Show Your Plate: Cultural Adaptations to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans -

    Sandra Arévalo, MPH, RDN, CDN, CDE, FADA

    Director of Community and Patient Educations

    Montefiore Nyack Hospital

  • Show Your Plate: Cultural Adaptations to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans -

    Maya Feller, MS, RD, CDN

    Owner

    Maya Feller Nutrition

  • Show Your Plate: Cultural Adaptations to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans -

    Kelli Wilson Begay, MBA, MS, RDN

    Principal

    Maven Collective Consulting