The FDA recently updated the requirements for nutrition labeling that appear on most packaged food products. This presentation will review the major changes in the Nutrition Facts label, explain why they were necessary, and describe how the label can be used to help meet federal dietary guidelines aimed at promoting health and preventing chronic diseases. Participants will learn practical tips for choosing and preparing foods for themselves and their families which are consistent with the healthy dietary patterns described in the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
All individuals receive a certificate of participation and 100 NSTA activity points for attending the live seminar and completing the end-of-program survey. A certificate of participation is not awarded for watching the recorded version of the program.
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Below are comments from individuals who attended the seminar:
- "I enjoyed that I have been using the most up-to-date resources in my class. I also gained more information on the development and meaning of certain aspect of the foods labels."
- "This webinar was a great source of information. As a type one diabetic, I feel that I will be able to apply a lot of the information given tonight to my personal life."
- "Valuable and useful daily life information, good for being healthy."
A certificate of attendance was deposited into participants' account page for completing the evaluation form at the end of the program.
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