Training on infant nutrition
scheduled for Feb. 19
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recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics on
breast-feeding and formula feeding, as well as other nutrition
topics, will be discussed during the second session of a five-part
in-service training series for dietitians, home economists and other
interested health care professionals. The teleconference is
scheduled for 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Feb. 19 at the Logan County
Extension office, 980 N. Postville Drive in Lincoln.
Dr. Sharon M. Donovan,
professor of nutrition in the University of Illinois Department of
Food Science and Human Nutrition, will present the session. She will
discuss topics such as the timing and progression of the
introduction of solid foods and the appropriate serving sizes for
infants and toddlers. She will also address some of the challenges
that can occur during feeding, including food allergies, picky
eaters and overweight.
The American Dietetics
Association has approved two continuing professional education hours
of in-service credit for registered dietitians taking this session
and two hours of credit for each of the following three sessions.
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For more information, please
contact the Extension office at (217) 732-8289.
If you need a reasonable
accommodation to participate in the program, please mention this
when you make your reservation.
next session in the series will be March 18 on "Foodborne Pathogens
of Contemporary Importance" and has been approved by the Illinois
Department of Public Health for two continuing education units for
food service sanitation instructors.
[News release from the
Logan County office
of University of Illinois Extension]