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Tour a local dairy farm to learn about modern sustainability practices from the comfort of your own home. Learn where your milk comes from—Farm to Fridge!

Originally aired October 12, 12-1:15 p.m.
Emcee: Jonathan Valdez, MBA, RDN, CSG, CDN, CCM, CDCES, ACE-CPT
Farm: Ideal Dairy, Hudson Falls, NY

During the session, participants will:

  1. Learn how farmers care for their cows, including cow nutrition, veterinary care, cow comfort, and milking technology.
  2. Learn how dairy farmers are contributing to a sustainable food system, including reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and protection of soil and water.
  3. Learn how milk goes through strict quality controls to ensure freshness, purity and great taste.

New York State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and New York State American Academy of Pediatrics Chapter 1 are a co-sponsors of this webinar.

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Speakers: Constance Brown-Riggs, MSEd, RDN, CDCES, CDN and Chef Tessa Nguyen, RD, LDN

Maryland Academy of Family Physicians (MDAFP) is a co-sponsor of this webinar.

After the session, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the prevalence of lactose intolerance across diverse populations including African Americans, Latinx and Asian Americans.
  2. Debunk three common myths surrounding lactose intolerance and dairy avoidance.
  3. Discuss dairy’s role in the diet for effective management of lactose intolerance symptoms; as well as providing practical lactose intolerance management tips and techniques that are culturally relevant.

Note: Effective, August 24th, 2021, this webinar has no longer been approved 1.0 CPEU for registered dietitians for viewing the on-demand recording. Those that attended LIVE and/or watched the webinar on-demand between 8/5 thru 8/23 will receive 1.0 CPEU.

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