LSU AgCenter launches virtual nutrition lessons

The LSU AgCenter is using technology to transform the way they offer nutrition classes in the wake of the pandemic.

In the past, nutrition agents and educators offered lessons in a face-to-face setting. With the virus still persisting, the LSU AgCenter adapted nutrition lessons to virtual format.

“The benefit of offering online nutrition education classes is that we can still connect with our audiences and provide them with research-based nutrition information while remaining safe during the pandemic,” said Sandra May, LSU AgCenter School of Nutrition and Food Sciences instructor and registered dietitian. “It also allows us the opportunity to explore alternative ways to reach our audiences who may not be able to attend face-to-face classes in the future.”



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