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Nutrition 210: Unclogging the Fat Story; Does Fat Even Matter

Online $40.00 2 Howard Benedikt, DC, DCBCN

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British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Yukon,

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Instructor: Howard Benedikt, DC, DCBCN

Topic:  Nutrition 210: Unclogging the Fat Story; Does Fat Even Matter?

Credit Hours: 2

For decades there has been controversy over the role of dietary fat and heart disease, diabetes, cancer and other chronic diseases. Decisions made by multiple government agencies have created strategies educating the public about the concerns of fats and changing eating habits of people around the world. New research shows that perhaps this research has wrongly targeted the restriction of fats.

Course Outline:                                                                                                             

  • Review the history of dietary fats and disease
  • Review fats and heart disease
  • Review the role of fats in health and disease
  • Discuss good fat vs. bad fat
  • Create educational tools to educate patients as to what is accurate

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the role of fats in health
  • Illustrate the role of fats in disease
  • Discuss clinical uses of fats for disease prevention
  • Explain food planning for patients

Howard Benedikt, DC, DCBCN has treated 1,000s of patients in his 38 years as a chiropractor. He attended Queens College, Flushing, where he received a BS degree. He then went on to study at the National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, Illinois, receiving his Doctor of Chiropractic. After several years of practice he obtained an MS in Human Biology/Anatomy from CW Post Center of Long Island University. He is a diplomate of the Chiropractic Board of Clinical Nutrition. He has lectured around the country on nutrition and holds teaching positions with New York Chiropractic College as well as Berkeley College in New York City. He maintains a private practice in New York, focusing on wellness and functional medicine. His passion lies in his vision to help each and every patient achieve their optimal health and wellness. He combines traditional chiropractic care along with deep tissue and trigger point therapies and uses the latest adjunctive modalities such as ultrasound, muscle stimulation, cold light laser therapy and soft tissue mobilization. 


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