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This webinar was presented live on August 5, 2020.
Supporting a healthy immune system is top of mind for our clients, our families, our selves and public health. Yet the popular press and online abound with misinformation when it comes to immune system health. This session will take a deep dive into what is known about diet and immune health, what can positively impact or detract from immune health and how we can best educate our clients.
CPE Level: 2
- Outline Functions of the Immune System
- Discuss Dietary Constituents needed for Immune Support
- Describe lifestyle factors associated with immune health
- Review key nutrition education concepts to best promote health and immune function
Leslie Bonci, MPH, RDN, CSSD, LDN
Leslie J. Bonci, MPH, RD, CSSD, LDN, is the owner of Active Eating Advice- be fit, fed, fearless- a nutrition consulting company and is the co-founder of Performance365- a sports nutrition consulting company. She is the sports dietitian for the 2020 Super Bowl Champions Kansas City Chiefs.
Leslie presents nationally and internationally on topics such as Sciensationalism, nutrition misinformation, Performance Nutrition and Supplements. She also does the media training for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Spokesperson program.
She is the author of Sport Nutrition for Coaches and the American Dietetic Association Guide to Better Digestion and co-author of Run Your Butt Off, Walk Your Butt Off, the Active Calorie Diet and Bike Your Butt Off. She has authored chapters for sports medicine and sports nutrition manuals. Leslie is also a blogger for US News and World Report Eat + Run and regularly appears on KDKA-TV, Pittsburgh Today Live show as well as guest sports on local and national radio programs.
She likes to engage, educate and entertain her virtual and visual clients and audiences with facts over fallacy, evidence over nonsense and provide realistic, achievable and actionable advice.