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Webinars & Training November 03, 2021

Food Before One Is Not Just for Fun

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET

While babies should be encouraged to play and have fun with their food, providing them with a variety of foods also plays a major role in proper nutrition and development. In this webinar, Sherry Coleman Collins and Malina Malkani explore infant nutrition basics and the importance of diet diversity, including the introduction of potential food allergens, to reduce the risk of food allergy.

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About the Speakers

Sherry Coleman Collins

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Sherry Coleman Collins is a registered dietitian nutritionist, licensed in Georgia and based in metro Atlanta. She is passionate about helping overcome the divide between nutrition fact and fiction and making the delicious bite the healthy bite. Her areas of practice include nutrition communications, food allergies, digestive wellness and culinary nutrition. Sherry has presented at dozens of professional and consumer conferences, has written scores of articles for print and online publications, is an expert voice in media, and serves as a consultant to the National Peanut Board. For the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), she developed the Certificate of Training in Food Allergies and authored the practice paper, The Role of the RDN in Food Allergy Diagnosis and Management. She is a member of AND's Dietitians in Business and Communications, Food and Culinary Professionals, and Research dietetic practice groups and the International Network for Diet and Nutrition in Allergy (INDANA). Sherry has received multiple professional awards and recognitions.

Malina Malkani

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Malina Malkani, MS, RDN, CDN, is a registered dietitian nutritionist, author, single mom of three, and trusted nutrition expert in local and national media outlets and publications including The Doctors (CBS), U.S. News and World Report, Sirius XM Doctor Radio, Newsweek, Well + Good, Health, Reader's Digest, Insider, HuffPost, CNN, and Food Network. Her nutrition lifestyle company and private practice (MalinaMalkani.com, @healthy.mom.healthy.kids) is dedicated to helping parents end food drama, raise healthy and intuitive eaters, eat well themselves, and serve their families a mostly plant-based, nutrient-dense, whole-food diet (that they will actually eat). Malina is the author of Simple and Safe Baby-Led Weaning: How to Integrate Foods, Manage Portion Sizes and Identify Allergies and the creator of two online courses for parents, Safe & Simple Baby-Led Feeding, and Solve Picky Eating. A former national media spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, she completed her undergraduate degrees at Northwestern University and master's degree in clinical nutrition at New York University. 

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Preventing Food Allergies: The Impact of What and When We Feed Babies

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Ask the Dietitians: Common Questions About Introducing Top Allergens to Your Baby

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