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February 2019

“Issues in Enteral Feeding: Malnutrition”

February 22 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

HealthTrust & Avanos present..."Issues in Enteral Feeding: Malnutrition" The prevalence of malnutrition in developed countries has been estimated to be 1-15 percent of non-institutionalized older adults, 25-60 percent of older adults in geriatric care facilities, and 35-65 percent of older adults in hospitals. Several studies have also reported a prevalence of illness-related malnutrition of 6-51 percent in hospitalized children. Furthermore, one in three patients in the United States enters the hospital malnourished or at risk of malnutrition. By identifying patients…

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“Going Plant-centered for Patients & Planet” 

February 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Practice Greenhealth’s Greenhealth Academy* presents…“Going Plant-centered for Patients & Planet" Food production is a significant contributor to climate change, accounting for nearly a quarter of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Animal-based foods account for two-thirds of agricultural GHG emissions and more than three-quarters of agricultural land use, while plant-based foods have much lower environmental impacts. As people strive to make more healthy and sustainable food choices, they are becoming increasingly interested in plant-centered foods. Health care facilities can meet this…

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March 2019

On-demand webinar: “The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans”

March 15

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services* presents..."The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans" This session was presented live in Nov. of 2018. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, 2nd edition and a corresponding Move Your Way campaign in November 2018. The updated guidelines include recommendations for Americans ages 3 and over–including people at increased risk of chronic disease–and provides evidence-based advice on how physical activity can help promote health and…

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