Heart Health Update: New CV Guidelines and News on the Mediterranean Diet

California Walnuts
May 28, 2014
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One-hour webinar available through SCAN for $15.

California Walnuts partnered with SCAN for this on-demand webinar, presented by Dr. James Beckerman of the Providence Heart and Vascular Institute in Portland, Oregon and Dr. Wendy Bazilian, a Registered Dietitian and American College of Sports Medicine-certified Health and Fitness Specialist. 1.0 hours of continuing education credit will be provided for Registered Dietitians and Dietetic Technicians, Registered.

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) released a new clinical practice guideline for the treatment of blood cholesterol in people at high risk for cardiovascular diseases caused by atherosclerosis, hardening and narrowing of the arteries – which can lead to heart attack, stroke or death. Respected cardiologist Dr. James Beckerman will review the AHA/ACC guidelines and highlight the scientific evidence behind heart-healthy lifestyle factors that can improve cardiovascular health and reduce heart disease risk. Specifically, the heart-health research surrounding the Mediterranean diet, known for its abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables, lean meats, whole grains and good fats including olive oil and nuts such as walnuts, will be examined. Nutrition expert Dr. Wendy Bazilian will present the latest evidence showcasing the protective heart health qualities of this eating pattern emphasizing implications for practice.

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Don’t miss out on an opportunity to see California Walnuts at these upcoming events: The Center for Mind-Body Medicine’s Food As Medicine Conference; The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) Annual Conference; The American Association of Diabetes Educators Annual Conference.

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