About the Keynote Speaker
- Summarize what is known about opportunities to optimize our diets based on the current state of the science, as well as the public health costs of inaction.
- Discuss practical information that enables conference attendees to thoughtfully advise patients and consumers about healthy, plant-forward menu strategies that are easy to prepare, culturally diverse, and budget conscious.
- Provide information to allow attendees to intelligently evaluate popular diets and to advise patients and clients based on the research associated with these diets.
- Cook a variety of healthy and flavorful food options, including snacks, salads, whole grains, lean proteins, and vegetarian dishes demonstrating easy ways to incorporate current nutrition recommendations. Not sure we fully address this one.
- Address issues of food insecurity and access to healthy foods for all.
- Share information on strategies to incorporate nutrition consultation and coaching in clinical practices.
- Create skill-based breakouts such as knife skills, cooking plant-forward dishes, and fermentation. Not sure about this one, as we don’t include all of these in the agenda
- Choose options that are plant-forward
- Choose healthy carbohydrates, proteins and fats most often
- Choose beverages wisely
- Be mindful of portion sizes
- Limit sodium where possible
- Avoid nutrition information that’s too good to be true
- Practice mindful eating
- Find a physical activity practice that works for you
6.5 CME Credits Available
Following the Food Is Medicine Seminar, participants will be able to:
- Talk with patients about the state of nutrition science pertaining to dietary fats, carbohydrates, protein, dietary patterns, and fad diets
- Discuss strategies for healthy, plant-forward meal planning, cooking, and eating that are fast, easy, and affordable.
- Address the dramatic increases in food insecurity and lack of access to healthy foods during the pandemic and provide resources to patients.
- Explore ways to bill for nutrition services and refer to nutrition and behavior professionals that can assist patients with their health goals.
- Identify credible resources including newsletters, websites, and other online resources related to nutrition, weight-management, and flavorful, culturally diverse, healthy cuisine.
Food is Medicine
September 11th, 2021
The University Of Utah School Of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Speaker and Planning Committee Disclosure Summary
The University of Utah School of Medicine Continuing Medical Education Office (UUCME) meets ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence expectations regarding the identification and mitigation of relevant financial relationships with ACCME-defined ineligible companies. Everyone in control of content, including all speakers and planners, must disclose financial relationships in any amount within the past 24 months and any relevant financial relationships must be mitigated prior to the activity start.
None of the speakers or planners or anyone in control of content for this accredited continuing educational activity have any relevant financial relationships since the content does not relate to any products or services of an ACCME-defined ineligible company; therefore, there are no relevant financial relationships to disclose or mitigate.
The University of Utah School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
All attendees are encouraged to use the CME system to claim their attendance. Physicians will be awarded AMA PRA Category 1 credits TM; all other professions will be awarded attendance at a CME event credit that they may use for their re-credentialing purposes. Nurses seeking contact hours must claim through the CME system. All users will be able to print or save certificates. For questions regarding the CME system, please contact the UUCME Office. For questions regarding re-credentialing process or requirements, please contact your re-credentialing organization.
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CME Statements, Disclosure