Exploring Traditional and Emerging Functional Ingredients
1:00 - 2:15 PM EST
Description: Functional ingredients are a growing topic of interest for healthcare professionals and patients alike. Functional ingredients can provide an array of benefits, and new research and discoveries are continuing to be made about their properties. As an emerging area of focus for Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs), this webinar will provide an introduction to traditional and emerging functional ingredients and their benefits, sources, and practical applications.
This event will aim to:
1. Provide an introduction to traditional and emerging functional ingredients
2. Explore broadly how certain functional ingredients can provide benefits such as energy and mood management
3. Increase awareness of functional ingredients and equip RDNs with the knowledge to counsel patients and clients on the topic
Charo Mendoza, MS, RDN
Senior Scientist, Health & Nutrition Sciences @PepsiCo
Kelly Jones, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN
Registered Dietitian and Owner @Kelly Jones Nutrition, LLC and Student Athlete Nutrition
Jodee Johnson, PhD
Principal Scientist, Health & Nutrition Sciences @PepsiCo
This 75-minute webinar has been accredited for 1.25 CPEU through the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics.