Eggs & Cholesterol

Duration

1 hr

Profession

Physician

Nursing

Pharmacy

# of Credits

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Accreditation

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Expiry Date

2021-09-01

Eggs are a whole food that provide protein along with nutrients including vitamins A, D, E, B12, folate, iron, zinc, and choline. However, there is still lingering patient concern over the cholesterol in eggs. This is despite recent research showing that eggs have a minimal impact on blood cholesterol levels, and do not increase the risk for heart disease. 

This three-part educational program provides the latest research on eggs, cholesterol, and heart disease, and includes a podcast, video discussion, and newsletter. 

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Andrea Holwegner, RD

Mahsid Dehghan, PHD

 Dr. Andrew Mente 

Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Become familiar with the current research on eggs, cholesterol and heart disease.
  • Gain a clear understanding on how
    • Dietary cholesterol in eggs has a minimal impact on blood cholesterol
    • Egg consumption does not increase risk of heart disease
  • Understand the most effective dietary interventions for reducing cardiovascular risk and hyperlipidemia.



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