SNA Key Area(s): 1 Nutrition
USDA Professional Standard Codes: 1200 - Nutrition Education
Objective: Attendees will identify healthy lifestyle practices and resources to aid in heart disease prevention.
February is national heart month, which is is a good time to reflect on healthy lifestyle practices to prevent heart disease. In preparation for national heart month, this webinar will provide an overview of the resources available from the American Heart Association (AHA), USDA, and ICN that relate to school nutrition programs, children's health, and promotion of healthy eating in children. Speakers will include Dr. Kristina Petersen, an Assistant Research Professor at Penn State University and active member of the American Heart Association, and Dr. Lewanda Morse, Associate Director of Grants at the Institute of Child Nutrition.