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Coconut Oil: Super Food or Super Fad

Thu October 4, 2018: 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT


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Coconuts and coconut oil

About This Webinar

Coconut oil is all the rage these days to benefit your health. It has been rumored to help with heart disease, thyroid problems, slow aging, and protect against illnesses such as Alzheimer’s, arthritis, diabetes and even weight loss. But what is the truth about coconut oil? Tune into this webinar to learn fact from fiction about this popular oil.

Learning Objectives

  • The participant will be able to discuss the composition of coconut oil and the metabolism of its triglycerides.
  • The participant will be able to explain the science behind the purported benefits of coconut oil for weight loss and blood lipid levels.
  • The participant will be able to assist clients in understanding the inclusion of coconut oil in the context of a healthy dietary pattern.


Dr. Kristi Crowe-White, RD
Associate Professor
Department of Human Nutrition
The University of Alabama
College of Human Environmental Sciences

Continuing Education (CE) Credit

Click on the button below to receive CE credit.

You will be prompted to complete an evaluation for this webinar, upon completion a link will be provided to access to the post-test and/or CDR CPEU certificate.
Continuing Education Credit

1.0 CPEU for Registered Dietitians approved.

Event Materials

Webinar Flyer (PDF)


Slides Handout (PDF)

5 Replies to “Coconut Oil: Super Food or Super Fad”

  1. Good morning,
    I am unable to open the link to Coconut Oil resources. Is there another way to receive this Event Material. The Webinar Flyer link does work. Thank you and look forward to your reply. Have a great day.

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