This recording expires September 5, 2020.
This webinar will identify various nutritional misconceptions observed across cultures. These include myths related to weight loss in different age groups, infant feeding practices, and nutritional intake during pregnancy and lactation. Current evidence will be discussed to distinguish fact from fiction. Utilizing appealing methods such as edutainment, will be recommended, as a way to help educate multi-cultural clients and communities, in order to ultimately help improve their health through evidence-based nutrition. Cultural sensitivity, and current challenges to effectively deliver nutrition messages will be referred to throughout presentation.
- Identify nutrition misconceptions across different cultures.
- Utilize appealing methods, such as edutainment, to help deliver evidence-based, culturally acceptable messages that will aid the public in weight management and improving overall health of individuals at different stages of the life cycle.
- Apply information and recommended solutions to help educate clients and communities where different RDNs work, and can make a difference.
Hiba Hamadeh completed her bachelor's in science and master's in Medical Science in Human Nutrition in the United Kingdom. Afterward, Hiba worked as an inpatient and outpatient nutritionist specializing in maternity care in Abu-Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. During her time in Abu-Dhabi, Hiba had a leadership role as a dietitian field supervisor in a research study conducted by the University of North Carolina and the UAE University. In 2010, Hiba moved to the US and obtained her RDN credential after completing her DPD program at the University of North Florida and interning at Emory University.
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