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Trans Fat Update

Thu February 25, 2016: 11:30 am-12:30 pm EST

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Assorted butter and cooking oils

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CPEUs for RDNs are no longer available for this event.

According to the American Heart Association (AHA), there are two types of trans fats found in foods, naturally occurring and artificial. Participate in this informative, free webinar to learn the differences between these two types of trans fats and the effects on heart health.

Learning Objectives

  • The participant will be able to explain the science behind trans fats in formulated foods and naturally occurring trans fats.
  • The participant will be able to discuss the heart health implications of trans fats in the diet.
  • The participant will be able to identify the sources of trans fats in the diet and educate clients/patients in selecting foods to reduce their trans fat intake.


Kristi Crowe-White, Ph.D., RD
Assistant Professor
University of Alabama

Approved for 1.0 CPEU for RDNs

How to Join the Webinar

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Trans Fat Update – Evaluation

Event Materials

Watch the Recording on YouTube

Presentation Slides (PDF)

Presentation Slides (SlideShare)

Eatright Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) 25 Heart Healthy Cooking Tips

Heart Insight FDA Bans Trans Fats

American Heart Association (AHA) Trans Fats

FDA Talking About Trans-Fat: What You Need to Know

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