Subject: Part 1 of plant based webinar series Jan. 15

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Part 1 of an Exclusive Webinar Series: Primed to Thrive: Guidelines For a Plant-Based Pregnancy | Presented by Alexandra Caspero, MA, RD, CLT, RYT | Wednesday, January 15, 2020, from 2–3 PM EST | Earn 1 CEU
The benefits of a plant-rich diet are well established and increasingly people are choosing plant-based eating patterns. These diets are not only safe but research shows they are likely beneficial for pregnant women and their growing babies. Mothers and babies have specific needs, however, that must be met in order to ensure a successful pregnancy and thriving newborn.

On January 15, 2020, from 2–3 PM EST, in part one of this two-part webinar series, Alexandra Caspero, MA, RD, CLT, RYT, will teach dietitians about nutrients of concern for a plant-based pregnancy, and how to optimize such diets to meet the needs of mothers and their babies. Alex will cover dietary interventions for common pregnancy-related symptoms and simple strategies for increasing plant-based foods in a pregnancy diet.

Learning Objectives
1. Understand and describe 3 benefits of a plant-based diet for pregnant women and their babies.
2. Identify 5 nutrients of concern for pregnant women.
3. Detail 5 ways to include and enhance nutrients of concern in a plant-based diet.
4. Describe strategies for easing pregnancy-related symptoms with plant-based foods.
Price: $19.99
1 CEU
Suggested CDR Learning Needs Codes: 2090, 4130, 5310, 8100
Performance Indicators: 8.1.4, 8.3.6, 10.4.4, 13.2.3
Level: 2
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About Our Presenter
Alexandra Caspero MA, RD, CLT, RYT, is owner of Delish Knowledge and author of Fresh Italian Cooking for the New Generation. As a consultant and media spokesperson, she works with companies to develop nutrition communication strategies, food photography, videography and recipes. Her award-winning blog, Delish Knowledge, focuses on making whole-food, vegetarian eating deliciously simple.

Alex is the co-founder of Plant-Based Juniors, an evidence-based platform that helps parents navigate the world of plant-based prenatal and pediatric nutrition. Additionally, she is the co-author of Joyful Eating, Nourished Life, which helps others discover a happier, healthier relationship with food and their body.
Disclosures
Alexandra Caspero MA, RD, CLT, RYT, has the following relevant disclosures to report: consultant for HUM Nutrition and Nordic Naturals; other financial and material support has been received from Pacific Foods, S&W Beans, Clif Bar, Bob's Red Mill, and Little Potato Company. The speaker certifies no conflict of interest exists for this program. View our disclosure policy.