FOOD CULTS – WHERE SCIENCE AND SKEPTICISM COLLIDE: CLOSING THE GAP BETWEEN NUTRITION KNOWLEDGE AND FOOD BELIEFS
Date Dec 8, 2017
Robyn Flipse, MS, MA, RDN
Thank you to Monsanto for their support to make this webinar possible
OBJECTIVES AND COMPETENCIES:
- Identify the socio-emotional conditions that have given rise to the dominant food cults of the past century
- Examine how food cults have impacted food policy contrary to available scientific evidence
- Demonstrate how the ideology of a food cult can be used to achieve goals for optimal nutrition for the population at large
8.2.1 – Assesses the physical, social and cultural needs
of the individual, group, community or population.
8.2.3 – Implements individualized services to reflect
customer-centered approach as it pertains to the
customer’s physical, social, cultural, institutional and
12.1.1 – Promotes nutrition programs and resources
to address issues of food security, nutritional health
and overall health and wellness.
SUGGESTED LEARNING NEED CODES:
1040 Cultural Sensitivity
4000 Wellness and public health
8018 Environmental, agricultural, technological influences on food systems
NOTE: You may use other learning need codes from your learning needs plan that may be suitable for this webinar content.