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2021 National Child Nutrition Conference

Tuesday, April 20

Fiber, Grains, Nutrition & Immunity

2:50 pm - 3:50 pm Eastern | 1:50 pm - 2:50 pm Central | 12:50 pm - 1:50 pm Mountain | 11:50 am - 12:50 pm Pacific

Diets that contain all the food groups in their right balance together and include the right mix and types of whole and refined grain foods provide key nutrients known to bolster immunity. Hear about the many ‘players’ of the immune system, learn why aging and underlying conditions such as obesity, diabetes, and gut dysbiosis increase vulnerability to the COVID-19 virus, and discover how grain components can be important for building a strong immune system.

Presented by

Julie Miller Jones

Julie Miller-Jones, PhD, CNS, CFS

Professor Emerita and Consultant, Grains Food Foundation