Foods to Reduce Heart Disease

Dr. Jim Painter reviews the data behind diets recommended to prevent heart disease and identifies foods that reduce the risk of developing heart disease.

Target Audience

Family Physicians, General Internists, Hospitalists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and Dietitians.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the scientific evidence debunking diet misconceptions associated with heart disease etiology. 
  • Identify foods that reduce the risk of developing heart disease and describe the mechanisms that make these foods effective.
Additional information
Bibliography: 
  • Mozaffarian, D., Renata, M., & Wallace, S. (2010) PLOS Medicine, 7(3), 1-10                                                          
  • Budak, H.N., & Guzel-Seydim.  (2010).  Antioxidant activity and phenolic content of wine vinegars produced by two different techniques. Journal of Science of Food and Agriculture, 90, 2021-2026. Butt et al., 2009, Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr, 49(6): 538-51 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Dietitians
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
Course opens: 
10/01/2018
Course expires: 
10/01/2020

Jim Painter, Ph.D., R.D. 
Adjunct Professor, School of Public Health at the University of Texas
Member, American Heart Association’s Products and Services Eat Well Task Force
Houston, Texas

Jim Painter, Ph.D., R.D., indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation or discussion.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Dietitians
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
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