Prioritising plant proteins in dietary advice: latest evidence
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About the webinar:
How are health outcomes affected by dietary patterns high in plant proteins, and what are the implications for dietary guidelines? Join us in our webinar with nutrition scientist Dr Courtney Thompson to find out! With the intake of protein foods under review in the Australian Dietary Guidelines, Courtney will explore the latest evidence on diets high in plant proteins and health outcomes across the lifespan. Plus, Courtney will share her top tips for dietitians to incorporate more plant power into the diets or their patients and clients.
About the speaker:
Dr Courtney Thompson is a Registered Nutritionist with a PhD in public health nutrition. She works as a Lecturer in Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of the Sunshine Coast, where her research interests include how food literacy interlinks with dietary patterns/quality, food security and impacts on the broader food system. Courtney is also the Director of NPR Consulting, where she leads nutrition research, education sessions and assists in policy submissions for non-Government and food industry organisations. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a member of the Nutrition Society of Australia Communications Portfolio.
US dietitians: 1.0 CE from CDR – pending
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