TITLE: Pre-Diabetes in Asian Indian Adolescents and Young Adults - Need for Nutrition Intervention
DATE: Tuesday, February 9, 2021
TIME: 1PM - 2PM ET / 12PM CT / 11AM MT/ 10AM PT / 11:30PM India
PRESENTER: Jagmeet Madan, MSc, MPhil, PhD
DESCRIPTION: The webinar is designed for dietitians that are interested in understanding the need to strengthen preventive nutrition especially in context with Adolescents and Young Adults – a crucial phase to arrest the damage and progression to diabetes. Using Food based approaches can be a very effective way to ameliorate the internal environment. The Food based approach essentially should focus on snacks, replacing the high refined flour, saturated fats and trans fat rich snack (HFSS) with healthier natural options. The webinar will share the latest research data on the effect of food based intervention on the risk to pre-diabetes and inflammatory state of the body in Indian Adolescents and Young adults.
- To understand the prerequisites for Metabolic Health and its implications on the predisposition of Adolescents and Young adults to pre-diabetes.
- To understand the nutrients and dietary factors which impact the inflammatory state of the body.
- To share the evidence based data regarding the effectiveness of nutrition intervention on metabolic health.
SUGGESTED PERFORMANCE INDICATORS: 10.1.2, 10.2.4, 10.2.5