• It's All About Eating Right for Life

    "Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day"

The National Organization of Blacks in Dietetics and Nutrition (NOBIDAN) is open to all Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics members and friends interested in culture, cuisine, education, research and practice. NOBIDAN became a Member Interest Group (MIG) on October 16, 2008, formerly having been an Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics networking group.

NOBIDAN Webinar - Promoting Wellness in the African American and Diaspora Community

SAVE THE DATE and Register Below…
Promoting Wellness in the African American and Diaspora Community
4 One-Hour Forums: Attend all or selected forums!
Date: Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Time: 12 noon – 4:00pm EST
CPEUs: Pending for RD/RDN/DTR (requested 1.0 per hour for a total of 4.0 CPEUs)
Fee: Free and Open to All
Registration Link: https://eatright.webex.com/eatright/j.php?RGID=r384590a78dd693db6f54b5f4bfa70bb1
People of African descent have some of the highest health disparities in most chronic diseases as compared to other ethnic\racial groups. Some modern day researchers recommend integrating factors that can change the trajectory of health over the life course. By developing strategies to impact health at critical stages of functioning, a culture of health and wellness can be established as the norm resulting in health equity and optimal health achievement. This is the Life Course perspective; implementing health promotion and risk reduction strategies, from the earliest points of human development though life’s end.
Forum One: Noon-1pm                 
Changing the Life Course: Shifting to a Wellness Culture

Forum Two: 1-2pm                        
Child Obesity: Malnutrition and Healthy Child Development

Forum Three: 2-3pm                      
Nutrition Justice—Breaking Down the Barriers

Forum Four: 3-4pm                        
Supporting Healthy Lifestyle Practices & Healthy Living Environments

Provide key concepts of the Life Course Theory and illustrate five ways that everyone can impact the life course through developing a culture of health and wellness
Examine the relationship of early life development and the potential for chronic disease in adulthood
Discuss health equity, social and nutrition justice and their impact on the health of African Americans
Identify best practices to support healthy lifestyles for consumers in underserved communities
Learn to leverage existing community resources to build support for collaboration, funding, and sustainability for programs that increase fresh products in Urban and rural environments.
For additional questions contact: Yvonne D. Greer, MPH, RD, CD, [email protected]
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