- Registered Nurses
The University of Texas at Austin Nutrition Institute and Dell Medical School Continuing Medical Education
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- Recognize connections between gardening, cooking, and nutritious eating Identify health benefits related to vegetable, herb, and native gardening Review the current research and latest findings on health outcomes and exposure to growing food Discuss new aspects of the Nutrition Facts panel and how to use its information to inform food selections Counsel patients on serving size, Daily Value information and nutrient sources Define and utilize Ingredients List information
Brief Bio : Dr. Jaimie Davis is an Associate Professor in the Department of Nutritional Sciences. She holds a Ph.D in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Texas at Austin. Her research focuses on the effect of nutrition, physical activity, and behavioral interventions on the development of obesity in minority children and adolescents. Currently, she is developing and testing community based gardening and cooking programs for low-income minority populations as a way to prevent and treat obesity.
Brief Bio : Director of the University of Texas Nutrition Institute and a Lecturer in the Department of Nutritional Sciences Marissa Epstein is the Director of the University of Texas Nutrition Institute and a Lecturer in the Department of Nutritional Sciences. She received an MBA from Stanford University and a B.S. in Nutrition from the University of Texas at Austin. She worked directly with Michelle Obama on the Let’s Move! initiative and led the Health Education, Engagement, and Promotion department at Stanford Health Care. She currently leads the UT Nutrition Institute, focusing on bringing accessible nutrition information to change how we live and eat.
Release Date: Dec 2, 2020
Credit Expiration Date: Dec 2, 2022