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Fats, Fatty Acids and Their Role in Health and Disease - CHES23
Fats, Fatty Acids and Their Role in Health and Disease

CHES23 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Dale Ames Kline, MS, RD, LD and Katherine Marya Dodd, MS, RD, CSG, LD
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The goal of this continuing education program is to provide healthcare practitioners with adequate information about fats and fatty acids and their role in health and disease. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Describe the nomenclature of fatty acids and understand their structure
  • Discuss the various types of fats found in the diet and how they contribute to or prevent disease
  • Identify dietary sources of saturated fats, omega-3 fatty acids and trans fats

Accreditation Information
This course is intended for health educators
Sponsored by ContinuingEducation.com, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.0 total Category I continuing education contact hours.
Provider ID: CA0084.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 8/25/2017

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