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These presentations cover a wide range of topics to help you gain insight into different practice areas, learn new skills and stay up to date on the evidence and best practices.  New topics are added regularly throughout the year.

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Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in these presentations are that of the presenter and do not necessarily reflect those of Dietitians of Canada. Further, the presentations should not be reproduced in full or in part without the express written consent of the presenter.  

The pivotal role of nutrition in mental health Kelly Matheson, RD, Christina Seely, RD, CDE Hear strategies to address nutrition-related concerns of clients with mental illness, receive a summary of relevant research and key online resources to use with clients. An Evidence-Based Approach to Understanding and Combating Misinformation Katie Gibbs PhD Learn why we susceptible to misinformation, how the online environment makes things worse, and why retractions and debunking aren’t always effective. Nutritional considerations for northern First Nations adolescents: Food sovereignty and mental health Melissa Hardy, RD Part 2 - Review the Canadian literature on First Nations adolescent health, acknowledge research gaps and discuss practical interventions for holistic upstream approaches to improving health outcomes. Vers des régimes alimentaires durables : l’impact environnemental de nos choix alimentaires Sylvia Wood, Ph.D. Connaître les indicateurs écologiques liés à la production alimentaire et leurs effets sur l’environnement. Présenté par NUTRIUM. Medical Cannabis Solutions for Active Agers Wendy Brancato, RD and Lynn Haslam, NP Review the newest research on the characteristics, safety and efficacy of medical cannabis in the elderly. Nutrition and sociocultural considerations for First Nations adolescents living on reserve in northern Canada: Focus on nutrient deficiency and chronic disease Melissa Hardy, RD Part 1 - Learn how chronic disease and mental illness in First Nation youth is multi factorial and requires a holistic interdisciplinary team and community-based approach. Recognize the challenges with Indigenous food sovereignty and food security, health service delivery, and social determinants of health. Diet and brain health: the role of optimal nutrition in improving vitality, mood and coping Dr. Aileen Burford-Mason Learn about nutritional deficiencies throughout the lifespan with a particular focus on seniors, such as B12 and magnesium. Also discussed are vitality, mood and coping abilities with an emphasis on depression and dementia. From childhood to adulthood: how to avoid doing harm with respect to body image and disordered eating in primary care Anne Williams RD Explore the benefits of a weight-neutral and curiosity-based approach to dietetic practice and understand how language and concepts from weight science and the eating disorders treatment world can be applied to reduce risk of harm to body image and improve self-esteem and health outcomes. Prenatal nutrient supplementation: too little or too much? Maude Perreault PhD RD Learn how to evaluate if pregnant have an adequate intake of pregnancy related nutrients and suggest when a supplement is appropriate. IgE & IgG blood testing: What should we tell our clients? Wendy Busse, MSc, RD Learn what IgE and IgG blood tests measure, recognize why clients seek this testing for food sensitivity and the detrimental effects of inappropriate testing on dietary intake, stress and food relationships, and gain tools to discuss test results with clients. #allergy #allergies #sensitivities
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