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Sponsored by: Weight Management, A Developmental Practice Group of the Academy for Nutrition and Dietetics

Educational Objectives:

  • Describe the unique considerations of balancing calorie needs with nutrient needs and hormonal changes at critical stages of the life cycle compared with traditional adult weight management interventions.
  • Identify strategies that are helpful for achieving appropriate weight gain during pregnancy.
  • Differentiate the nutrition and feeding recommendations for weight management based upon child developmental stages
  • Describe the unique challenges of weight management during peri- and post-menopause

Session Agenda

When a Calorie Isn’t a Calorie: Beyond Macronutrients
Julie Schwartz, MS, RDN, CSSD, LD, ACSM-HFS
Pregnancy: Eating for Two?
Samantha Lalush, RD
Childhood: Sprouting Up Not Out
Jill Castle, MS, RDN, LDN
From Hormones to Hot-flashes: Weight Control through Menopause
Jennifer C. Lovejoy, PhD