Continuing Education

New England Dairy brings together food, nutrition and health professionals to discuss how dairy foods are part of nourishing people and communities, while also being mindful of the planet.

Live Virtual Farm Tour for Health and Wellness Professionals

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 2pm EST 

Our live Virtual Farm Tour will connect health and wellness professionals directly to Freund’s Farm in East Canaan, CT for a live video tour and chat with farmer Amanda Freund and New England Dairy registered dietitian Hilary Walentuk MS, RD, LDN.  You’ll also have the opportunity to send your questions to be answered live by the dairy farmer and nutrition expert during the tour. 

Approved for 1.0 hour of CPE by the Commission on Dietetic Registration. You’ll receive the certificate via email after the webinar.

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Plant-Based Diets for Athletes: Benefits and Challenges for Optimal Performance with Nancy Clark MS, RD, CSSD

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 2pm EST

Plant-based diets are in — but “carbs” are out. Just what do athletes need to know in order to resolve their confusion regarding how to build a plant-based sports diet?

At the end of the webinar, the participant will be able to: 

  • Define “plant-based” (for the purpose of this webinar) 
  • Discuss three nutritional benefits of eating a plant-based sports diet 
  • Cite three problems for athletes related to choosing a plant-based diet
  • Design a balanced and performance-enhancing plant-based sports diet 

Approved for 1.0 hour of CPE by the Commission on Dietetic Registration. You’ll receive the certificate via email after the webinar.

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Previous Webinar Recordings

Plant-Based Diets for Children: Potential Promises & Pitfalls with Jill Castle MS, RDN

Recorded on April 28, 2020

Plant-based eating is gaining attention in the media and is known for its health benefits in adult research. As a result, more families are seeking plant-forward eating, yet struggle with balancing plant-forward eating AND nutrient-rich, animal source foods.

Objectives:

  • Discuss plant-rich diets and how to balance nutrients in children using practical, science-based approaches.
  • To match nutrition advice with family desires and intentions, while covering a child’s  nutritional needs throughout childhood.
  • To understand the health benefits of eating a plant-rich diet, and prevent the potential health challenges of plant-based nutrition for growing children.

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