MyPlate for Educators: 2-Hour CPE Course

Instructor:

Judy Doherty, PC II, AOS, BS

Goals and Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, the practitioner will be able to...

  1. Discuss the history of MyPlate and its connection to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
  2. Understand the foods and food groups that make up MyPlate, along with the food elements that should be reduced/consumed in moderation.
  3. Articulate MyPlate's advice about portions and proportions.
  4. Know the serving sizes for each food group as recommended for different ages, sexes, and activity levels.
  5. Explore and provide makeovers to dishes in order to bring them into alignment with MyPlate.
  6. Discuss shifts in eating patterns that will bring about a healthier eating style.
  7. Understand the health impact associated with a variety of foods in each food group.
  8. Successfully navigate the MyPlate website and know where to look for further resources.

Course Details:

  • 2 hour CPE course
  • Includes a certificate you can download upon completion
  • Features lifetime access to articles and certificates
  • Read lessons, take quiz, get certificate, all at your leisure