Healthy eating and nutrition myths
Oct 06, 2022 6:30 PM
Dr. Jinan Banna
Healthy eating and nutrition myths

TOPIC

I will review the basic principles of healthy eating and identify nutrition myths. A graphic that captures these principles will be presented and discussed as a guide for diet planning. 

ABOUT DR BANNA

Jinan Banna, PhD, RD is a registered dietitian and professor of nutrition at the University of Hawaii. Her research at the university focuses on obesity prevention, and she also teaches courses such as introductory nutrition and community nutrition. Through her nutrition consulting business, she provides coaching via telehealth across the US to help working women to lose weight so that they can feel confident and energetic and enjoy food without dieting. She also offers free information on weight loss and plant-based eating on her blog. She provides workshops and lectures on various nutrition topics, including plant-based eating, eating well at restaurants, and label reading. She has worked with schools, corporate wellness companies, and fitness centers to provide nutrition information in different formats. She is regularly featured on numerous media outlets such as MyFitnessPal.com, MarthaStewart.com, EatThis.com, and LiveStrong.com, and gives presentations through organizations such as the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Recently, she received a Mid-Career Award from the Nutrition Education and Behavioral Science Research Interest Section of the American Society for Nutrition.

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