New Dietary Guidelines, Unwrapped!

Dietary Guidlines for Americans

Sponsored by the Simmons Nutrition Department

Starts:  2/10/2016  12:30 PM
Ends: 2/10/2016 1:30 PM
Location: Linda K. Paresky Conference Center, Simmons College

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Agriculture just released the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Simmons Nutrition Faculty will break down these new guidelines and share highlights - what’s included, what’s been left out and what it all means.

There will be also be a panel discussion featuring Teresa Fung, Sharon Gallagher and Elizabeth Metallinos-Katsaras as well as Q&A with Simmons expert dietitians and faculty.

Our New Dietary Guidelines, Unwrapped! Event will cover the report’s recommendations and its implications.

  • The new guidelines have sparked debate among experts and consumers - we’ll tell you why!
  • The focus of 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans has shifted to healthy eating patterns - find out what that means!
  • The report states that "All segments of our society have a role to play in supporting healthy choices" - see where you fit in!

Whether you’re a healthcare professional, training to be one or simply want to make healthful food choices, you’ll come away with a better understanding of these new guidelines.

Please call 617-521-2718 if you have any questions or need additional information about this event. Simmons College is unable to offer parking for this event. Visit our website for information about parking options in the Simmons neighborhood or directions via public transportation.