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Ask A Nutritionist: Why Is Nutrition Education Important?

By: Tracy Mendez, RDN

  • Wednesday, February 26, 2020
  • 2 Minute Read   

In this episode of Ask a Nutritionist, Tracy Mendez, RDN, shares how nutrition education provide children with a foundation for lifelong healthy eating habits. By equipping children with the knowledge, skills, attitude and experiences that empower healthy behaviors at a young age, they are better supported for academic and lifelong success.

Free to California educators and available to out-of-state educators for a small fee, sign-up for your class set of nutrition education curriculum today.

Want to learn more about how nutrition education supports healthy eating patterns and lifelong success? Join the conversation! Visit us at www.HealthyEating.org for more information and follow our social channels!

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MEDICAL DISCLAIMER

Ask a Nutritionist is an educational video series developed by Dairy Council of California and hosted by registered dietitian nutritionists for educational and informational purposes only. It does not provide individualized nutrition advice and is not intended to be a substitute for recommendations made by your doctor, registered dietitian nutritionist or other health professional. Always seek the guidance of your health care professionals for any specific questions you may have regarding your health or medical condition. If you wish to seek clarification, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us.

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Tracy Mendez, RDN

Tracy Mendez, RDN

Tracy Mendez, Nutrition Education Director, is a practicing registered dietitian nutritionist with expertise in advancing nutrition education.

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