October Science Café – Understanding Food & Nutrition Labels: The Path to Healthy Food Choices and Weight Loss
Tuesday, October 31 @ 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Join the CTSI and the St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care for a discussion led by Andrea Moosreiner, MPH, RD, CD, Bio-Nutrition Program Manager, MCW CTSI Adult Translational Research Unit.
You are invited to a brief presentation by an expert in nutrition followed by a conversation with community members. The presenter will offer an overview on approaches to eating healthy by understanding food and nutrition labels. Explore why a healthy diet is important and ways to overcome dietary challenges. Hear about science-based weight loss and weight maintenance strategies. Explore what food labels really mean (i.e. All Natural, Organic, No Added Sugar, etc.) Learn how to identify ingredients that are good or bad, and how understanding nutrition labels can aid healthy weight loss.
Andrea Moosreiner, MPH, RD, CD
Andrea Moosreiner has been a registered dietitian with the CTSI Adult Translational Research Unit for the past 8 years. She holds a graduate degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin in Public Health and understands that eating right is different for everyone. Her nutrition knowledge is rooted in science, however, she maintains a realistic approach to eating healthy.
Photography: During the Science Café, we may capture photos that will solely be used for the aims of the Clinical and Translational Science Institute and Community Engagement.
Videotaping: During the Science Café, we may capture video of the presentation and a selection of interactions between the audience and speaker. The video may be posted on various web resources, in presentations, or other educational opportunities that will solely be used for the aims of the Clinical and Translational Science Institute and Community Engagement.
Broadcasting: During the Science Café, we may stream the presentation and interactions between the audience and speaker. Only those in attendance (speaker and audience) will be able to view the interactions.
By attending the Science Cafe, your consent for photos, videos, or broadcasting is implied. If you do not wish to be in photos, videos, or broadcasting please inform a staff or faculty member when checking in at the registration table.
Publication or White Paper: The themes that come from the Science Cafe could be used in possible future publications or white papers. No direct quotations or identifiable information will be used for publication.