Why does Diversity in Nutrition Matter?
Presenters: Ashley Carter, RD, LDN and Jasmine Westbrooks, M.S., RD, LDN
Description: The food we eat has a lot to do with our family, culture, traditions, and beliefs.
Understanding your client’s good choice can better help you assist them in making necessary changes. As a registered dietitian and nutrition professional, learning about different cultures is beneficial. We will teach you how to navigate in the field of nutrition with a culture focused approach. We will discuss foods from around the world that you can suggest to clients and communication styles to effectively reach a variety of ethnic groups and communities.
Suggested Learning Needs Codes: 3.1.2., 3.1.3, 9.3.4., 9.4.3
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