Meeting Archive:
Exploring the Evidence on Dietary Patterns: The Interplay of What We Eat and Health

Meeting Description:

Approved for CPE Level 2 & 1 CPE credit hour

by the Commission on Dietetic Registration

Learner Objectives

·         Increase awareness of the how evidence on the importance of healthy eating patterns has   advanced and now forms an underpinning of the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

·         Describe healthy eating patterns that align with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans

·         Advance proficiency with applying healthy eating patterns in practice


·         Become familiar with resources to enable adapting healthy eating patterns to clients’ sociocultural   and personal preferences


Date: Thu, Dec 7, 2017
Time: 02:00 PM EST
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): Conagra Nutrition
 Presenter Information
Kellie O. Casavale, PhD, RD
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Dr. Casavale is a Nutrition Advisor in the Division of Prevention Science at HHS’s Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion where she has worked since 2012. Previously, she was employed for 7 years at USDA’s Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion where she was part of the core team that supported the 2010 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee and managed the process for updating the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. At USDA, she was a member of the policy writing staff for the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010  and served on the Healthy Eating Index research team. At HHS, she supported its leadership of the development of the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, including being one of the four Co-Executive Secretaries who coordinated the process for the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee and served as a lead HHS policy writer. She leads the Federal Data Consortium on Pregnancy and Birth to 24 Months.

Moderator: James M. Rippe, MD
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James M. Rippe, MD is a best-selling author, world-renowned cardiologist, and founder of the Rippe Lifestyle Institute.