The term plant-based is everywhere. This webinar will discuss the differences in plant-based diets, their health benefits, potential nutrient concerns for strict plant-based diets, and supplements for consideration. Learn how you can integrate the latest evidence into your practice.
Upon successful completion of this one-hour course, the participant should be able to:
Define the plant-based diets.
Identify 4 health benefits of a plant-based diet in chronic disease prevention.
Identify 3 nutrients of potential concern while following a strict plant-based diet.
Identify 3 tests when following a strict plant-based diet.
About the Presenter: Carol Aguirre-Pestcoe, MS, RD, LDN
Carol Aguirre-Pestcoe, MS, RD/LDN, has been a Registered Dietitian for over 10 years and owns Nutrition Connections, her private practice, and is based out of Fort Lauderdale, FL. She specializes in vegetarian and plant-based diets.
Carol graduated from the Dietetics and Nutrition program at Florida International University with a Bachelor of Science degree, completed her internship at Stony Brook University, and completed the Clinical Nutrition program from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, receiving her Master’s degree.
Carol has been a requested expert for media outlets including Huffington Post, Muscle & Fitness, Readers Digest, Prevention, MSN Health & Fitness, Cooking Light, Men’s Health, Healthline, and MyFitness Pal. She has a passion for promoting a plant-based or vegan lifestyle.