When:
January 19, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm America/Chicago Timezone
2017-01-19T12:00:00-06:00
2017-01-19T13:00:00-06:00
Contact:
Jennifer Geisert, RN, BSN
402/476-1399 Ext 539

Following the DASH Eating Plan
Following the DASH Eating Plan (Spanish version)

New Year, new you! Get lean in 2017. Do you have a similar New Year’s resolution?

Many of our patients may have the same resolution: to be healthier. Help them meet their goals by learning about the DASH Diet; ranked the ‘best diet’ for the seventh year in a row by US News & World Report. Also, best for diabetes, heart health and healthy eating. Originally designed to lower blood pressure, the DASH Diet is also very effective for weight loss, lowering cholesterol and managing or preventing diabetes. Attend this webinar and discover how DASH can improve health and lower blood pressure for you and your patients.

Target Audience:     

Physicians, nurses, dieticians and staff interested in increasing their knowledge on the DASH diet

Objectives:

Upon completion of the WebEx, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the research supporting the DASH Diet and its role in reducing high blood pressure
  2. Identify key components of the DASH Diet
  3. Guide patients through reading the nutrition facts panel to identify DASH Diet appropriate foods

Presenter:

Johnna Hall, Williamsburg Hy-Vee Registered DietitianJohnna Hall, MS, RD, LMNT
Williamsburg Hy-Vee Registered Dietitian 

As a Hy-Vee dietitian, Johnna assists customers in the aisle, guiding them to the most healthful and delicious choices for their lifestyle. She also provides nutrition counseling for patients with a variety of concerns, including weight loss, IBS and hypertension. Prior to Hy-Vee, Johnna spent five years as an Extension Educator with Nebraska Extension providing hands on nutrition education for elementary students and working closely with school food service staff across Nebraska to increase participation in the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs.  

Johnna is an active member of the Nebraska Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and has been a member of the non-elected board since becoming a dietitian. Johnna truly enjoys food and strives to help patients and customers find balance with food that is healthy and tasty.