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AIFST Webinar: The need for plant based meat alternatives

  • 20 May 2021
  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Zoom

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AIFST Webinar: The need for plant based meat alternatives

Date: Thursday 20th May

Time: 1:00pm - 2pm (AEST)

CPD Points: 1

OVERVIEW: 

In this webinar, Helen will be discussing:

  • Plant-based meat alternatives – what are these and why the interest? 
  • What do dietary guidelines recommend and what are Australians eating? 
  • How might plant-based meat alternatives fit into a heathy diet, assist with food security and help the planet? 
  • Nutrient profile of plant-based meat alternatives and reformulation targets 
  • Plant-based meat alternatives – options for consumers and industry 

Speaker: Helen Morris, University of Adelaide

Helen is the Program Coordinator for the Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Science at the University of Adelaide and coordinates and teaches several of the nutrition science courses within this program.

She is an Education Specialist and a member of the University’s Education Academy, also an Accredited Practising Dietitian with 35 years of experience covering clinical nutrition and dietetics across the life cycle (neonatal to geriatrics), community and public health nutrition, food service and education across a wide variety of audiences.

She contributed at a state-level to the development and implementation of the South Australian healthy food and nutrition policy for schools and pre-schools, in particular the development and delivery of training workshops and resources. Her contribution was recognised in 2012 with an Order of Australia Medal.


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