You Are What You Eat, a dietitian sharing session, includes introduction to nutrition labeling on prepackaged foods, dietary tips for healthy weight achievement and maintenance, discussion on common food related myths, and suggestions on healthy eating at workplace. By the end of the session, you should know:
- how to identify sugar sources and content of pre packaged beverages
- how to identify fat/fiber sources and content of pre packages foods ( crackers/bakery products)
- how to calculate desirable body weight
- how to set goal for healthy weight achievement
- how to change your dietary habit towards a healthy lifestyle
Ms. Heidi Chan is a registered dietitian from the United States and also an accredited dietitian of Hong Kong Dietitians Association. Serving as a community dietitian in the past years, Ms. Chan has provided professional dietetic services from individual dietary counseling to public nutrition education. In addition to the provision of medical nutrition therapies at community clinical setting, Ms. Chan conducts small group workshops on nutrition labeling, cooking class, disease preventive nutrition class, and weight management class as well. Via different channels such as funded community projects conduction, multimedia interviews performance, and newspaper columns writing, Ms. Chan has been continuously promoting healthy eating and active living, towards a better health and life.
The Hong Kong Dietitians Association (HKDA) is a professional body of dietitians in Hong Kong incorporated in 2001.Their mission is to associate and unite its members in the promotion of high standard professional dietetic practice and optimal nutrition health for people of Hong Kong.