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Please join us for our May lunchtime webinar:
The U.S. Department of Agriculture distilled the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans into seven consumer-friendly messages highlighted on the website: www.choosemyplate.gov. A distinctive feature of these new messages is the recommendation for Americans to fill half their plate with fruits and vegetables. In this webinar, Dr. William McCarthy will discuss why increasing fruit and vegetable consumption is likely more beneficial to health than other traditional methods, such as calorie-counting and reading food labels. Dr. McCarthy will also describe how trained community health workers are coaching low-income residents of East Los Angeles to make changes in their homes so that choosing healthier foods and increasing physical activity are both easier and more sustainable.The webinar is conducted using Blackboard Collaborate™, accessible on Windows, Mac, and now even Apple iOS devices, Android devices, and Kindle Fire. You will need speakers or a headset to hear the audio portion of the webinar. Questions can be submitted via text during the webinar.
To check your computer's compatibility, click HERE. For the webinar, please allow a few minutes prior to start time for Blackboard Collaborate™ to download, and then to test your audio once you've joined the room. If you encounter a firewall issue that prevents access, please contact your IT department. If you continue to experience issues, please let us know by emailing us HERE.
IMPORTANT: it is strongly recommended that you upgrade to the most current version of Java available to protect your system from critical vulnerabilities. Mac users may not be able to use Blackboard Collaborate without this update.
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If you have missed any of our previous Continuing the Conversation webinars, visit our multimedia archive page.
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