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Protecting Potatoes’ Place on Americans’ Plates

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Nutrition guidance systems have been around for more than 100 years. And while people may not follow them to the letter, they influence important food assistance programs like school meals and WIC (the supplemental food program for women, infants, and children). The next revision of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans is due in 2025. Join us for an educational webinar to:

  • Familiarize yourself with the dietary guidelines revision process.
  • Understand the importance of maintaining potatoes’ place in the vegetable category.
  • Explore how healthcare professionals use the guidelines for promoting health and preventing chronic diseases.


Wednesday, March 22, 2023, @ 12:15 pm MDT
*Webinar Room will open at 12:00 pm MDT.


Bonnie Johnson, MS, RDN
Director of Nutrition & Industry Relations

Bonnie is a registered dietitian with more than 20 years of experience in the food industry. She calls herself a “Nutrition Translator,” working on translating and delivering credible, science-based information to healthcare professionals and consumers to build trust, respect, and reliability. At Potatoes USA, Bonnie leads the nutrition strategy that underpins other programs and ensures that the potato industry has the necessary resources to market its businesses and products. Bonnie is a 6th generation Coloradan and lives in Morrison, CO, with her husband, five kids, and one spoiled COVID dog. When she’s not working, you can find her in the kitchen with her kids or on the golf course with her husband. Her favorite way to eat potatoes is as extra crispy French fries.

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