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Dietary Guidelines and Popular Eating Plans


June 17, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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It is important to be able to communicate with patients or clients about the best eating plan for individual needs. After attending this webinar, you will be better prepared to answer questions on dietary guidelines and select eating plans.


  • Formulate opportunities to use the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2020-2025 in your practice area, specific to the population you serve
  • Identify the pros and cons to six popular eating plans, including MyPlate, DASH, Mediterranean, Plant-based, Atkins, Keto, and Intermittent Fasting.
  • Provide guidance on choosing and adopting the best eating plan for a person’s individual needs, lifestyle, and health considerations.

Featured Speaker:

Gayle Jennings is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist at the SIU Center for Family Medicine, in Springfield, Illinois since 2016.  She counsels individuals and groups on topics such as diabetes, weight loss, cardiovascular disease, gastrointestinal issues, among others.  Gayle has worked with the Diabetes and Weight loss Clinic at SIU Family Medicine since 2017 using the Medicare Intensive Behavior Counseling for Obesity framework.

Cost: $135.00 per facility or $25 per individual. VIP Subscribers: Use as part of your subscription.

1.0 contact hour for nurses, dietitians, and nutritionist.

This webinar will be recorded.

This program is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $824,375 with 0% financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S.
Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.