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Cardiovascular

Eat Right, Eat Smart: Dietary Fat, Cholesterol and Cardiovascular Health – Mainpro+

  1. Cite current evidence-based guidelines related to cardiovascular health and identify cardiovascular risk factors.
  2. Describe the effects of dietary cholesterol, saturated fats and trans fats on serum cholesterol and cardiovascular disease risk.
  3. Identify foods that are sources of cholesterol, saturated fats and trans fats.
  4. Relate the effects of mono- and polyunsaturated fats on heart health and recommend appropriate dietary sources of these fats.
  5. Explain the role of omega-3 fatty acids in heart health and recommend appropriate dietary sources of omega-3 fatty acids to patients.
  6. Correct misconceptions related to dietary sources of cholesterol and risk of cardiovascular disease.
  7. Advise patients on appropriate dietary changes that will help them improve heart health and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.

DURATION

PROFESSION

# OF CREDITS

1.00

ACCREDITATION

EXPIRY DATE

1969-12-31

  1. Cite current evidence-based guidelines related to cardiovascular health and identify cardiovascular risk factors.
  2. Describe the effects of dietary cholesterol, saturated fats and trans fats on serum cholesterol and cardiovascular disease risk.
  3. Identify foods that are sources of cholesterol, saturated fats and trans fats.
  4. Relate the effects of mono- and polyunsaturated fats on heart health and recommend appropriate dietary sources of these fats.
  5. Explain the role of omega-3 fatty acids in heart health and recommend appropriate dietary sources of omega-3 fatty acids to patients.
  6. Correct misconceptions related to dietary sources of cholesterol and risk of cardiovascular disease.
  7. Advise patients on appropriate dietary changes that will help them improve heart health and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.
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# of credits: 1.00
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