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Nutrition Tech – Where Food and Technology Meet For Better Health (Webinar)

March 1, 2021 at 11:00 am - 11:45 AM
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March 1 | 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

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Join us for Nutrition Tech – Where Food and Technology Meet For Better Health (Webinar) on Monday, March 1 at 11 AM.

Thanks to the technology we have available today, it’s easier to be more health-conscious than ever before. There are gadgets and trends aiding us in creating wholesome, mouth-watering meals, which can bring joy, health and wellness back into our lives; from smart juicers and vegan protein powders to the very best food management apps at our fingertips, it can feel overwhelming to know where to start in healthy eating. Join Dr. David Metcalf, director of Mixed Emerging Technology Integration Lab at UCF, in exploring new tools and techniques on nutrition. While fad-or-crash diets can certainly work in the short term, long-term mindfulness about what we put in our bodies for fuel and health is activated by these new tech and time-proven techniques.

By participating in this program, you can expect to:

  • explore technology trends and see some of the latest tools;
  • discuss mindset around food, nutrition, recipes, and technology;
  • and share ideas for integrating nutrition tech into a well-rounded view of the Seven Dimensions of Wellbeing.

This program is presented by Dr. David Metcalf and is hosted by the Winter Park Health Foundation.

How to join the Zoom Program:

Upon registration for this program, you will receive two emails:

One email from Eventbrite: you can either disregard this email or save it for your records. No action needed with this message.

One email from the Center for Health & Wellbeing: this email will contain your link to join the Zoom meeting. Simply select the link and the Zoom Meeting will launch. Please allow yourself five – 10 minutes before program start to launch Zoom and confirm your technology is properly working.

For troubleshooting and other Zoom-related questions, please email us at [email protected]

By participating in this program, you agree to the CHWB’s Gracious Space policy. Unless otherwise noted, all CHWB Digital Education programs hosted via Zoom are recorded and made available for on-demand viewing on WellbeingNetwork.org. If you prefer to be left out of the program’s recording, please leave your camera and microphone off for the duration of the program.

About Your Program Presenter

Dr. David Metcalf is director of the Mixed Emerging Technology Integration Lab (METIL) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) Institute for Simulation and Training in Orlando, FL. Dr. Metcalf has a 15-year history in web-based and mobile learning. He focuses on bridging the gap between corporate learning, simulation techniques and the use of technology to improve human performance. His team at METIL has built mHealth solutions, simulations, games, eLearning, mobile and enterprise IT systems for Google, J&J, VA, U.S. military and UCF’s College of Medicine among others. Recent projects include Lake Nona’s Intelligent Home and transmedia, adaptive learning projects using mobile, AR and sims. Dr. Metcalf encourages spinoffs from the lab as part of the innovation process and has launched Merging Traffic and several other for-profit and nonprofit ventures as examples. In addition to research and commercial investments, he supports social entrepreneurship in education and health.

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