MICHIGAN BEAN COMMISSION ACADEMY WEBINARS

About Bean Academy Webinars

The Michigan Bean Commission (MBC) is pleased to offer a series of free accredited webinars, many with a plant forward eating focus, that cover a broad range of contemporary nutrition and food topics.  Each webinar is a blend of research, science and practice to help nutrition professionals stay informed on new developments and the latest thinking on relevant topics.

Webinars are funded as part of 2020-2021 USDA grant to the Michigan Bean Commission.

Upcoming webinars:

Delivering Benefits from the Bioactives in Plant-Based Foods:
Learnings from the NC State Plants for Human Health Institute
and the NC Food Innovation Lab

Date: September 16, 2021
Time: 2–3 pm EST
Presenters: Mary Ann Lila, PhD
Plants for Human Health Institute, North Carolina State University
CEU: Approved for 1 CPE (Level 2) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration

Reasons for the Disconnect between Dietary Recommendations and Legume Consumption Patterns in U.S. Adults

Date: Thursday, November 4, 2021
Time: 2–3 pm EST
Presenters: Gerd Bobe, PhD
Associate Professor, Oregon State University
Principal Investigator at the Linus Pauling Institute
CEUApproved for 1 CPE (Level 2) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration

recorded webinars:

Anatomy of the Bean:
Dry Bean Breeding and Production for Consumer Acceptance

Date: Thursday, June 17, 2021
Time: 2–3 pm EST
Presenter: Karen Cichy, PhD
CEU: Approved for 1 CEU by the Commission on Dietetic Registration

Building a Foundation for Closing the Dietary Fiber Gap:
Improving Gut Health through a Diverse Diet

Date: Thursday, April 22, 2021
Time: 2–3 pm EST
Presenter: Henry J. Thompson, PhD
CEU: 1 CEU provided from the Commission on Dietetic Registration  

Henry Thompson

Formulating Dietary Guideline Recommendations:
Eating Frequency and Added Sugars

Date: Thursday, Feb 25, 2021
Time: 2–3 pm EST
Presenter: Richard D. Mattes. MPH, PhD, RDN
CEU: Approved for 1 CEU by the Commission on Dietetic Registration