Fall Seminar Series from the UNF Department of Nutrition & Dietetics

  • 11/30/2020
  • 11:00 AM
  • 12/04/2020
  • 8:00 PM
  • Virtual Meeting via Zoom Platform


  • You will need to enter the code provided by UNF to register at this rate.

Registration is closed

UPDATE RE: CEUs: This series is pre-approved for 21 CEUs. The seminars will be both live and recorded and available for 30 days. After Friday, December 4, you will receive an invitation to complete an evaluation survey. You will complete this survey for all seminars you attended live and whenever you watch the recordings. This serves as documentation for CEU credits. 


The University of North Florida Department of Nutrition and Dietetics is hosting a week of graduate student seminars live, virtually! The First Coast Academy is partnering with UNF for the event registration.

Please contact Dr. Hicks-Roof at UNF with any program or schedule questions.

Please contact eatrightjax@yahoo.com for any registration or payment questions.

Each seminar is pre-approved for 1 CEU credit for the live presentation. Sessions will be offered starting on November 30 and run through December 4, 2020.

One registration fee includes the entire week of sessions. You may register after the event begins but you will only have access to sessions that happen after you register. You will not get access to sessions that occurred before you registered. 

The sessions will be recorded and available for 30 days. 

Please REGISTER for this event. This will ensure you receive the links for the seminar sessions and updates for the event. 

UNF is excited to offer a number of different topics this year. 


11:00am ET - Polyphenols and Their Role in Cognitive Function. 

12:00pm ET - Plant-based dietary practices and its association with decreased progression of kidney disease stages 1-3 in adults.

1:00pm ET - Milk Protein Allergy in the Infant and Toddler.

2:00pm ET - Nutrition Implications and Feeding Concerns in Children with Down Syndrome.

7:00pm ET - The conundrum of irritable bowel disease, FODMAP restriction, and related nutritional therapy.


10:00am ET - The Role of Trimethylamine-N-Oxide (TMAO) in the Pathophysiology of Cardiovascular Disease.

11:00am ET - The Potential Role for Ketogenic diet in the Treatment of Mood Disorders.

1:00pm ET - Senior Malnutrition: The Burden on the Healthcare System and the Role of the Dietitian in Screening/Assessment, Intervention, and Reduction in Hospital Readmissions.

3:00pm ET - The relationship between Vitamin D and progression and activity of IBD.


11:00am ET - Community Gardens: A Rising Intervention in Dietetics.

12:00pm ET - A Tough Pill to Swallow: Defining and Evaluating Dysphagia in Diet and Nutritional Intake.

1:00pm ET - The Role of Gut Microbiota on Mental Health.

2:00pm ET - The Effects of Cannabidiol on Anxiety.

4:00pm ET - The role of school-based nutrition interventions in health outcomes in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).

7:00pm ET - The Efficacy of Probiotic Supplementation for the Prevention and Treatment of Colorectal Cancer. 


10:00am ET - The Yellow Pill and Joint Health: The Effect of Curcumin Supplementation on Arthritic and Pre-arthritic Individuals. 

11:00am ET - The Impact of Heavy Metal Pollutants in Agricultural Food Systems on Human Health. 

1:00pm ET - Effects of optimal protein intake in body composition. 

7:00pm ET - The Role of Vitamin D in the Prevention and Treatment of Migraine Headaches. 


11:00am ET - The relationship between the bile acid-gut microbiota axis and metabolic syndrome. 

7:00pm ET - The impact of a food recovery-meal delivery program on homebound seniors’ food security, nutrition health, and well-being. 

Please REGISTER for this event. This will ensure you receive the links for the seminar sessions and updates for the event. 

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