Subject: Complimentary Webinar on Plant-Based Diets for Children

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This activity is hosted and accredited by New England Dairy and registration will take place on its website.
Free 2020 Webinar Series | Tuesday, April 28, 2020, at 2 PM EDT| Plant-Based Diets for Children: Potential Promises and Pitfalls with Jill Castle MS, RDN
Plant-based eating is gaining attention in the media and is known for its health benefits in adult research. As a result, more families are seeking plant-forward eating, yet struggle with balancing plant-forward eating with nutrient-rich, animal source foods. Nutrition is essential to a child’s growth, neurocognitive and psychomotor development making a nutrient-rich diet of paramount importance. In this presentation, attendees will learn about the current research in plant-based pediatric nutrition, the nutrient considerations for a balanced and plant-rich diet, and practical ways to encourage children to eat more plants.
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Learning Objectives
1. Discuss plant-rich diets and how to balance them in children using practical, science-based approaches.
2. To match nutrition advice with family desires and intentions, while covering a child’s nutritional needs throughout childhood.
3. To understand the health benefits of eating a plant-rich diet, and prevent the potential health challenges of plant-based nutrition for growing children.

Approved for 1.0 hour of CPE by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.

You'll receive the certificate via email after the webinar.


This activity is hosted and accredited by New England Dairy and registration will take place on its website.


About New England Dairy
New England Dairy is a non-profit education organization staffed by registered dietitians and other professionals that serves as the voice of New England dairy farmers. Our mission is to champion the region’s farm families and the nutritious foods they produce by connecting people to dairy farms, supporting youth wellness in schools and delivering the latest nutrition and sustainability science to health professionals, scientists, media, nutrition professionals and educators.  Learn more at NewEnglandDairy.com.


About The Presenter
Jill Castle is one of the nation’s premier childhood nutrition experts. Known as a paradigm shifter who blends current research, practical application and common sense, Jill inspires audiences to think differently about feeding kids. From babies to teens, Jill takes a unique, “whole-child” approach to showcase food, feeding and childhood development as the secret ingredients to raising a healthy child.

A sought-after speaker, advisor, and media contributor, Jill has inspired TEDx, healthcare, government and parent audiences. Jill is on the Board of Advisors of Parents Magazine, and is an advisor to a handful of privately held child nutrition companies.

She is the author of Eat Like a Champion, Try New Food, The Smart Mom’s Guide to Starting Solids, and co-author of Fearless Feeding. She pens The Nourished Child blog, interviews experts on her podcast of the same name, and regularly contributes to US News & World Report’s For Parents blog. She has appeared in The New York Times, WebMD, Fast Company, USA Today, CNN, the Wall Street Journal, Fox and Friends, and Parents Magazine.


Presenter Disclosures
Jill Castle’s reports the following relevant disclosures: She is on the New England Dairy Blogger Network and Beef Checkoff Speaker’s Bureau. She is also a shareholder/nutrition advisor for Once Upon a Farm, Brainiac Kids and Needed.