306: Dietary Management of Cholesterol: Functional Food

Time Block H - Saturday, 3:00-4:50pm
Session Format: Lecture

As a prominent risk factor for heart disease, managing blood cholesterol is a must for all ages. A healthful diet is the cornerstone of managing blood cholesterol and lowering low density lipoproteins (LDL). However, functional foods have emerged in the research reporting cholesterol lowering and cardiovascular disease risk-reducing benefits. This session will review the top players in the functional food arena and provide tips for helping clients maximize their dietary management of cholesterol.

Jenna Bell-Wilson, PhD, RD, LD, holds a doctorate degree in exercise science and a master’s degree... more less